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    Black Women Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs in U.S

    *Black women may be disparaged and mocked in the media but they’re dominating where it really matters: in business ownership. Black women make up the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. Since 1997, businesses owned by Black women grew by a whopping 322 percent, according to Fortune. Women own 30 percent of all businesses […]

    Once Homeless and Alone in NYC, Man Receives Yale Scholarship

    *It is stories such as this that I hope will inspire all who are suffering at this moment junction in their life’s’ journey. I hope it will make us  realize that down doesn’t necessarily mean out; That even in the worst of times, tomorrow can change the course of your life, without warning. I hope […]

    Rihanna’s BET Appearance Was Simply Marketing Trickery

    *Rihanna has not made an appearance at the BET Awards for the past seven years, so when the network announced her return to the ceremony over the weekend, fans were expecting her to deliver her infectious Bajan swag that we have grown accustomed to. Instead, her appearance was nothing more than an underwhelming PR stunt. BET teased something […]

    America: A Nation Under Sin or Love?

    *After a full week of wading through a plethora of online tirades by opponents of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling on marriage equality, I am not only reminded of how challenging it is to change the laws of the land, I am  also reminded of how difficult it is to change the hearts and minds […]

    Diddy’s Fall, Racist Arsonists, Nene Leakes and More News! | BHL’s This Week

    BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, DJ Jesse Janedy, and Courtney Stewart discuss news for the week of July 3rd, 2015. This week’s special guest is #TvPersonality #BadBoyRecordsAlum & #FashionIcon Fonzworth Bentley! Fonzworth discusses working with Diddy, Bet, New Book, Spirituality & more! Jesse opens things up by discussing […]

    Motorist Sues Bobbi Kristina as Family Prepares for Her Funeral

    *Bobbi Kristina Brown was involved in a car accident in the days leading up to her hospitalization, and now the man involved in the accident is suing her, claiming he suffered serious injures from the crash. According to a lawsuit filed by Russell J. Eckerman and obtained by PEOPLE, the accident occurred “on or about” […]

    Goodbye Clippers, Hello Mavericks! DeAndre Bolts from LA to Dallas

    *(Via MSN Spoerts) – DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press that the NBA rebound leader agreed to terms Friday. One said the deal was […]

    Oprah is Hiring – 2015 Jobs Available in L.A. and N.Y.

    *Oprah Winfrey’s OWN television channel has recently posted three new positions on their web site. They are looking to hire a Payroll Administrator, a Health Editor for Oprah.com, and an Executive Assistant for Business and Legal Affairs. Here are the job descriptions: Payroll Administrator Will be responsible for the balancing of monthly payroll activity and exercises […]

    Kim Burrell Returns with ‘Thank You Jesus’

      *The dynamic, instantly recognizable and captivating voice of Kim Burrell is undeniably one of the most powerful voices in music today. USA Today declares, “Nobody stretches a melody like gospel singer Burrell” and The San Francisco Chronicle says,”Burrell’s improvisational style, studied by vocalists of various genres, is filled with jazz phrasing and limber riffs, subtle pleasures from a woman who […]

    Ava DuVernay WON’T Be Directing Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

    *Apparently it wasn’t meant to be. Unfortunately Ava DuVernay will NOT be at the helm of the upcoming Marvel film, “Black Panther.” DuVernay  told Essence writer Yolanda Sangweni that in the end after meeting with execs, she passed on the opportunity Marvel’s first superhero of color. It seems they weren’t on the same page as […]