Way Black When

  Nestled amid the foothills of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and about a hundred miles South of Washington, D.C., the greater Charlottesville region offers visitors a thriving community and vanguard of arts and culture that’s both boldly innovative and grounded in rich tradition. Just beyond city lines, quiet rolling hills and family farms complement city life […]

Let Me Ask You a Fundamental Question – Have You Discovered Your Why? Dr. Eve Taylor is a Radio One Talk-Live radio personality, renowned motivational speaker, missionary evangelist, strategic leadership consultant and bestselling author of the book “Discover Your Why.” Dr. Eve’s mission is simple to help everyone discover how to objectively use 7 interrogatory […]

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a day after he announced he is battling an aggressive cancer, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he is against the use of the Confederate flag on license plates. Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Texas’ right to refuse to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag and […]

*President Barack Obama and pretty much everyone else has picked Kentucky to win the 2015 NCAA men’s basketball championship. The die-hard basketball fan who has filled out a bracket for ESPN since his first year in office, picked Kentucky to beat Villanova in the title game. His complete bracket was revealed Wednesday morning. Obama has […]

Now we’re going back in the day with SOME REAL BLACK HISTORY – as we feature “Commissioned” Originally from Detroit, Michigan, the six original members were Fred Hammond, Mitchell Jones, Keith Staten, Karl Reid, Michael Brooks, and Michael Williams formed a group in 1982, 2 years after Fred Hammond played bass for The Winans. In 1991 Staten and Brooks left the group and were replaced […]

The black-and-white photograph of Rosa Parks on the bus looks familiar. She’s staring forward, reenacting her moment in history as if preparing for a place in a grade school textbook on the civil rights movement, conservatively dressed in a hat and patterned dress, holding her handbag tightly on her lap so as not to bother […]

  MOVIES Best motion picture — drama “Boyhood” (* WINNER) “Foxcatcher” “The Imitation Game” “Selma” “The Theory of Everything” Best motion picture — musical or comedy “Birdman” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (* WINNER) “Into the Woods” “Pride” “St. Vincent” Best actress in a motion picture — drama Jennifer Aniston, “Cake” Felicity Jones, “The Theory of […]

We are taking it back on this Throwback Thursday..Remember this classic from Rev Charles Nicks & The St James Adult Choir….”I Can Depend On God”  

On the heels of unveiling the album artwork for his upcoming album, Grown Folks Gospel (in stores November 25, 2014), J Moss has just released “You Make Me Feel,” a new song featuring the incomparable Faith Evans! It’s two of the most recognizable and smooth voices in the music business, joining forces for a killer […]

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