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RuPaul’s Rainbow Book Bus Hits The Road to Deliver Banned Books

RuPaul’s Rainbow Book Bus Hits The Road to Deliver Banned Books (Photo credit: Allstora)

Beep beep! The Rainbow Book Bus is coming your way! At a time when administrations across the country are seeking to ban books and limit access to educational and diverse texts in schools and libraries, RuPaul and his Rainbow Book Bus will be traveling from the West Coast to the South to distribute the very […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court to Hear Case of 109-year-old Tulsa Massacre Survivors

Oklahoma Supreme Court to Hear Case of Tulsa Massacre Survivors, Lessie Benningfield Randle and Viola Fletcher (Photo credit: Ed Pilkington/The Guardian)

The last two survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre appeared at Oklahoma’s Supreme Court last week demanding that the land and property that was destroyed during the race riot be returned to other survivors and their children.  Almost four years ago, Lessie Benningfield Randle and Viola Fletcher, both 109 years old, launched a case […]

Farmer Marcus Carpenter Opens Minnesota’s First Black-Owned Freight Farm

Farmer Marcus Carpenter Opens Minnesota's First Black-Owned Freight Farm (Photo credit: Marcus Carpenter/Route 1)

The first Black-owned Freight Farm is opening in Hennepin County, Minnesota, helping to address food insecurity and inequality in agriculture in the rural area. The Freight Farm will be led by farmer Marcus Carpenter and his organization, Route 1, a Minnesota-based resource for BIPOC emerging farmers. “Today is an exciting day,” Carpenter said to KARE […]

Meet The Formerly Incarcerated Business Owners Behind This Jersey Healthy Meal Prep Company

Meet The Formerly Incarcerated Business Owners Behind This Jersey Healthy Meal Prep Company (Photo credit: David Lewis/NJ.com)

They’re hoping to inspire others to live healthier, freer lives. Three New Jersey natives went from behind bars to business owners when they opened MacroBites, a Black-owned, health-conscious meal prep company that focuses on wellness, nutrition, and providing cuisine for the culture. Macrobites is the first Black-owned ready-to-eat meal service company in the nation and […]

Halle Bailey to Star in Upcoming Pharrell Willams Biopic

Halle Bailey Cast in Upcoming Pharrell Willams Biopic (photo credit: IMDb/Getty Images)

Halle Bailey is making her way back to the big screen. The singer-songwriter and actress has been tapped to star in Universal Pictures’ new coming-of-age film inspired by the life of noted producer and musician, Pharrell Williams. The untitled musical will be set in 1977 Virginia Beach, and is based Williams’ childhood growing up in the […]

Ryan Coogler Set To Produce New Prince Jukebox Musical

Ryan Coogler Set To Produce New Prince Jukebox Musical / Photo credit: Chris O’Meara/AP

Check the forecast, a purple rain is expected to fall on theaters real soon.  Ryan Coogler, the brilliant mind behind Marvel’s Black Panther films is set to produce a new jukebox musical film featuring the music of the one and only Prince for Universal Pictures, according to Hollywood Reporter. The as of now untitled project […]

Steve Harvey Launches New Interactive Motivational Network Focused On Wellness

He’s helping to make wellness a priority for others. New York Times #1 Bestselling author, Emmy award-winning host, businessman, and humanitarian Steve Harvey is known for bringing the laughs and the knowledge over the years. Now, he’s sharing his wisdom and humor directly to you through The Steve Harvey Network, a network of programming as […]

Lenny Kravitz Partners With Ray-Ban For New Sunglasses Collection

Lenny Kravitz Partners With Ray-Ban For New Sunglasses Collection (photo courtesy of Ray-Ban)

Now we can all be as cool as Lenny Kravitz! The rock star and fashion icon has partnered with the equally stylish and popular sunglasses brand, Ray-Ban, for a rock-and-roll-inspired take on the brand’s Reverse sunglasses. The Ray-Ban x Lenny Kravitz capsule collection was released in March, featuring limited-edition shades available in gold, black, dark […]

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