Rickey Smiley Morning Show

A character guide to one of our featured Black History Month heroes, Issa Rae.

Ready for an inspirational night of praise at the 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration?

While traveling across the country for her Becoming book tour, former first lady Michelle Obama has been leaving a trail of inspiration in every city that she’s visited.

Gerald Levert, who was born to O’Jays singer Eddie Levert in Philadelphia on July 13, 1966 and grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, was a singer whose voice will always be remembered. 

Cardi B. this year has had so much success between her single and falling for Migos rapper Offset.

Soon to be 51-year-old actress Halle Berry has a lot of people speculating she is pregnant after she showed up to the 16th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball with what appears to be a baby bump. Berry who has a daughter Nahla, 9, and a son Maceo, 3, even placed her hands on her belly, highlighting the […]

Birmingham is a city that has always celebrated ties to the past and the reuniting of friends and family. Reunions were practically invented in the South.  Southerners hold in high regard their personal histories and connections, be they family, school or military.  It’s a sense of knowing who you are and where you came from.  […]

Gospel great Darlene McCoy joins us on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” and recalls her childhood memories of the gospel song “The Coronation.” Listen to the audio player to hear the song in it’s entirety, and hear Darlene talk more about what the song means to her in today’s Praise Break! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]