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Solomon Northup Embodied in 12 Years a Slave

Solomon Northup Embodied in 12 Years a Slave

Chiwetelu Umeadi “Chiwetel” Ejiofor, three-time Golden Globe nominee, has recently defined his acting career. In an outstanding performance that many suspect will hand him an Academy Award nomination for best actor, he embodies pre-Civil War slave, Solomon Northup. Solomon Northup was an African-American born free in 1808 in New York. Seduced with a job opportunity, […]

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Take Over the World

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Take Over the World

Tuesday the world found out that Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will be hosting the Golden Globes for the next two years. As one journalist put it, “they get viewers like nobody else.” Separately they are completely entertaining and comical; together, though, they become a side-splitting two-woman show. Effortlessly, at times, these two woo the […]

Battling Depression and Winning

Battling Depression and Winning

If you or a loved one has recently been told you have depression, you realize there are rough times in your future. Battling depression and winning almost sounds like an oxymoron, but it can be done. If you have lived with the illness for long, you know the bleakness, misery, anxiety and terror you might […]

Grand Theft Auto Could Send You to Jail

Grand Theft Auto Could Send You to Jail

Progressing from shoplifting and other petty thefts to the level of grand theft auto,  involves a pattern of playing your game well.  You have to have the right moves and know how to handle yourself in a fast paced environment.  Planning your escape route to elude the authorities can be a thrilling challenge.  Winning at Grand […]

Russia to Send Delegation to US to Discuss Syria

Russia to Send Delegation to US to Discuss Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his country would send a parliamentary delegation to address the US Congress on the subject of Syria. This comes in the wake of the US cancelling a meeting between diplomats of both nations on the matter scheduled to take place last Wednesday. President Obama has said that he […]

Diana Nyad, 64 Uncaged and Swimming to Victory

Diana Nyad, 64 Uncaged and Swimming to Victory

In her fifth endeavor to swim the perfidious Florida Straits, Diana Nyad is 10-miles away from her record-setting 112 mile goal. Diana’s mission is to swim from Hemingway Marina in Havana, Cuba through the Florida Straits into Smathers Beach in Key West. The Florida Straits are well-known for their treachery and Nyad, 64, will be […]

BET Awards Kick Off With Chris Brown Performance

BET Awards Kick Off With Chris Brown Performance

Opening the BET Awards was none other than Chris Brown who opened with his hits, FINE CHINA and DON’T THINK THEY KNOW. Chris for his performance only performed the first verse and chorus of his song before Nicki Minaj joined him on stage. Chris kept his performance conservative and did not break out into a […]

Live, Red And Ready: The BET Awards Pre-Show

Live, Red And Ready: The BET Awards Pre-Show

The BET Awards have launched it’s pre-show and already Ace Hood and Trinidad James have hit the stage to open the pre-show. Sanaa Lathan just hit the red carpet as did Ne-Yo, who stopped by to talk with co-host of the pre-show Tony Rock. Ne-Yo who recently announced via his instagram that he and his […]

Drake Mysteriously Pulls Out From BET Awards, Producers Scrambling

Drake Mysteriously Pulls Out From BET Awards, Producers Scrambling

Just hours before the BET Awards and Young Money rapper Drake has pulled out from the show. Despite his 12 nominations the rapper has mysteriously pulled out, leaving producers to scramble on what to do. No word on why Drake pulled out or if he will actually attend the awards. Still, producers are anxiously trying […]

BET Awards Just Two Hours Away

BET Awards Just Two Hours Away

With just two hours left, the BET Awards are already seeing the excitement from fans. This weekend has already seen many entertainers come together in celebrating one another’s accomplishments. Now it is almost that time to see who will take home awards in each of tonight’s catgetories from best female R&B/Pop to best group and […]

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