via BlackAmericaWeb: As of this New Year’s Eve, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have been married for 20 years. Pinkett Smith is Will’s second wife and the duo have raised Will’s first son Trey (with his first wife Sheree Zampino Fletcher) and their children Willow and Jaden. Will recently joined Instagram and already has 4 MILLION followers. Take […]

via Cleveland19: Wednesday marked the three-year anniversary since the death of Tamir Rice. The 12-year-old was shot by Cleveland police while carrying an Airsoft pellet gun on Nov. 22, 2014. People took to social media and shared tributes to Tamir on the day of his death. Rice was shot and killed by Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann […]

via getuperica: Yolanda Adams has released so much gospel music and recently she celebrated the 30th Anniversary of her first solo album “Just As I Am.” The album featured eight tracks and peaked at the eighth spot of the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. Over the past 30 years Adams has released several other gospel albums, which has […]

Kirk Franklin,  celebrated 20 years in the gospel music industry last year with a 20 Year In One Night Tour, and now the Grammy Award winning gospel artist,  “God’s Property” album is celebrating the  20th  year anniversary of its release.  The album was released May 1997. At the time of its release, urban contemporary gospel […]

Gospel singer, J Moss and his wife Melanie, who are the pastors of Living Waters Church in Detroit, celebrated 20 years of marriage this week.  The singer posted a beautiful tribute to his first lady on Facebook. You never know where life is going to take you. You won’t see all the upcoming curves and potholes […]

GETTY IMAGES: The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday, with victims’ relatives reading their names and reflecting on a loss that still felt as immediate to them as it was indelible for the nation. Hundreds of victims’ family members, survivors and dignitaries gathered at ground zero under an overcast sky that shrouded […]

Friday marks one year since a gunshots erupted during a Bible study at a Charleston church, killing nine people, and sending shockwaves through the coastal city, the state, and across the nation. The church’s pastor, SC Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was among the victims, along with Cynthia Hurd, Tywanza Sanders, Susan Jackson, Depayne Middleton-Doctor, Rev. Daniel […]

J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise are to the Millennial Generation what Hezekiah Walker and Donald Lawrence’s respective ensembles are to the prior generation of church folks who were raised on contemporary choir music. For just over a dozen years now, the Soul Train Award nominated/Stellar Award winning group has ignited a barn fire full of […]

] *A quarter century may have passed since “New Jack City” invaded movie theaters, but the classic crime thriller remains relevant today with regards to Hollywood’s diversity dilemma. In fact, a worthy source to tap for guidance could be “New Jack City” director Mario Van Peebles, who had a diverse mind state in constructing his […]

Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a well-known pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he has devoted his life and ministry to presenting biblical truth and its uncompromising application to the whole of life. Dr. Evans’ innate ability to connect biblical principles to everyday realities continues to […]


Among the many feelings from 20 years ago, perhaps the most striking was defiance. Nothing like a “Let’s burn the National Mall down” defiance (even…

A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death turned chaotic late Sunday night when gunfire sent protesters running for cover and prompted police reinforcements. In one of at least two incidents, police were involved in a shooting after they came under “heavy gunfire,” said St. Louis County Police […]