Y&R’s Mishael Morgan Becomes First Black Woman to Win Lead Actress Award at Daytime Emmys

Y&R’s Mishael Morgan Becomes First Black Woman to Win Lead Actress Award at Daytime Emmys

Mishael Morgan at the Young and Restless Fan Event 2017 at the Marriott Burbank Convention Center on August 19, 2017 in Burbank, CA (Shutterstock) By Charmaine Patterson, People Mishael Morgan is celebrating her historic win at the 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards. The Young and the Restless star, 35, won best outstanding lead performance in a […]

The 15 Greatest Lyrics by Bob Marley

The 15 Greatest Lyrics by Bob Marley

By Delano George Bell, Jamaicans Legendary reggae artist, Bob Marley, was known for his lyrics as well as his vocal talents. Marley put into lyrics many of the problems facing society and issues affecting his own life. He was a keen observer of life, government, social order, and humanity as a whole. Many of his […]

Jamaican American TV Anchor Sharon Lawson Wins Emmy

Jamaican American TV Anchor Sharon Lawson Wins Emmy

By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Sharon Lawson, a Jamaican American reporter and anchor of “Good Day Atlanta” on WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, won a 2022 Emmy Award in the Health and Medical News category for her feature story, “Journey to be Fibroids Free.” Upon winning the award, Lawson posted to social media, thanking her husband, Chris […]

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Bob Marley Inducted to Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame

Editorial Credit: Stefano Chiacchiarini ’74 / Shutterstock.com By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Legendary Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley will be one of 16 influential Black musicians honored at the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame (BMEWOF) Crown Jewel of Excellence Black Music Month Class of 2022 Induction and Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022. The […]

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard at the “3 Days to Kill” LA Premiere at ArcLight Hollywood Theaters on February 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA (Shutterstock) By Kellie Lynch, The Conversation Strip away the celebrity intrigue and media frenzy, and the high-profile court battle between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard involves issues painfully familiar to […]

And the Grammy Goes to…Reggae! The Soja Controversy

And the Grammy Goes to…Reggae! The Soja Controversy

Grammy statue at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at the Nokia Theater on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Shutterstock) By Gardy Stein, ReggaeVille Following the awarding ceremony of the 64th Grammy Awards on Sunday [watch it here], we have witnessed an outpour of disrespect, abuse and hatred towards the winners that is simply […]

Does Will Smith Prove Life Imitates Art?

Does Will Smith Prove Life Imitates Art?

I woke up this morning to a request by someone affiliated with the family of Will Smith asking my opinion on what strategy he might take to counteract the negative publicity that has plagued him since the incident at the Oscars last Sunday. And the advice I gave was three-fold; which was 1. a face-to-face […]

What I see in Jada Pinkett Smith

What I see in Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith arrives for PeacockÕs ÔBel-AirÕ Premiere on February 09, 2022 in Santa Monica, CA (Shutterstock) By Chanté Griffin, Vogue I was mesmerized the first time I saw Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head on television—so mesmerized that I remember neither what she was wearing nor the red-carpet event she graced that day. I just […]

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