A thanks to God doesn’t happen every day in liberal Hollywood-land. The 2015 Critics’ Choice Television Awards awarded Taraji P. Henson Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Fox’s Empire on May 31. In her acceptance speech, Henson included someone special in her thanks: God. Empire, an American drama television show produced […]

 (Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty) Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson, 90, accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Alliance for Women in Media at its 40th annual Gracies Awards ceremony on Tuesday in Beverly Hills. “I actually feel like I have not really achieved that much,” she said, according to the Associated Press. “So I look at it […]

  Gospel star and Howard University School of Divinity alumnus, Earnest Pugh, best known for the #1 gospel radio hits “I Need Your Glory” and “Rain On Us,” is headed to the nation’s capital this week for The Howard University School of Divinity’s third annual Alumni Association Awards Banquet. It kicks off with a special […]

*Political analyst and Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson on Saturday, April 11 announced that the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will present Feidin Santana with its Civic Engagement Award and a monetary grant. The award and grant is given to honor him for his exemplary citizen engagement effort in exposing the […]

  Eddie Murphy, famous for his stand up routines, films and his early breakout on “Saturday Night Live,”will be awarded the nation’s top prize for humor this year by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, officials said Thursday. Murphy, 54, will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 18 […]

  Celebrity entertainers David and Tamela Mann, noted supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, recently received the St. Jude Star Award at the Entertainment One (eOne) post-Stellar Awards celebration at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer, […]

  Grammy Award-winning artist Bishop Hezekiah Walker can add the 2015 Torch Award for religion to his list of accomplishments as a gospel music artist and pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, a megachurch in Brooklyn, New York. The National Newspapers Publishers Association honored him last week at Black Press Week in Washington for his diligence […]

Youtube screengrab Stevie Wonder will appear at the 23rd annual Movieguide Awards  to honor the late gospel legend, Andraé Crouch. Music legend Stevie Wonder will be among those honoring Gospel music innovator, singer and songwriter Andraé Crouch at a special tribute at the 23rd Annual Movieguide Awards hosted by Bill Engvall and airing Saturday February […]

Wikipedia Commons/ AvdaPhoto of Matthew McConaughey ‘True Detective’ star Matthew McConaughey recently revealed in an interview how his relationship with God changed after he had children with his wife Camila Alves. The world-renowned actor currently attends a non-denominational church in Texas with his wife and their three kids Levi (6 years old), Vida (4 year-old) […]

  Oprah Winfrey and songwriter Harry Belafonte are among those honored at Harvard University for their contributions to African-American culture. Winfrey also accepted a posthumous award at Tuesday’s ceremony for poet Maya Angelou who died this year. The university’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to […]

  The Cleveland School of Science and Medicine was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s best high schools.  The school is also home to one of the best teachers. Mary Simpson was shocked as she was called onto stage during the school’s outdoor celebration to recognize the school’s Straight […]

  Tamela Mann’s “Take Me to the King” single was just certified as Gold, meaning the Kirk Franklin written tune sold over 500,000 records. “What an amazing surprise to be presented with my first RIAA Certified Gold plaque by my husband of 26 years,” said Mann in a press release. She added, “I thank God […]