Combining Faith With Entertainment

Despite Backlash, Oscars President Cheryl Boone Isaacs says ‘People Need to See Birth of a Nation’

Despite Backlash, Oscars President Cheryl Boone Isaacs says ‘People Need to See Birth of a Nation’

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs thinks that no matter the history of filmmaker Nate Parker, “people need to see” The Birth of a Nation. Speaking to TMZ on Thursday, she said she hasn’t yet seen the film from writer, director and star Parker, but added, “I know just by the conversation that has

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Suspect Arrested And Charged With Murder Of 2 Nuns Killed In Mississippi

Suspect Arrested And Charged With Murder Of 2 Nuns Killed In Mississippi

A suspect was arrested over the killing of two nuns whose bodies were found in their Mississippi home, authorities said late Friday. Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, was charged with two counts of capital murder “after an exhaustive interview,” the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.

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Chicago Bulls Star Dwyane Wade Cousin Victim Of Fatal Shooting In Chicago

Chicago Bulls Star Dwyane Wade Cousin Victim Of Fatal Shooting In Chicago

A woman who was fatally shot while pushing a baby in a stroller on Chicago’s South Side has been identified as a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.

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Monica Brown Tapes A Segment Of The T.D. Jakes Show

Monica Brown Tapes A Segment Of The T.D. Jakes Show

R&B singer, Monica Brown taped an episode of the T.D. Jakes Show today in LA.  The Code Red singer posted a pic saying she got to tape a very ‘special’ segment with a man she admires and then mentions Bishop Jakes.

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Actress Brely Evans Got Married Thanks God For Ordering Her Steps

Actress Brely Evans Got Married Thanks God For Ordering Her Steps

Actress Brely Evans got engaged on August 8th and by August 14th she was a newly wed!!  The actress who plays Nichelle on Being Mary Jane married Joe Eddings (who studied at Oral Roberts University and is a basketball official) in Vegas last week.

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DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good Conversation With Oprah On Super Soul Sunday

DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good Conversation With Oprah On Super Soul Sunday

Oprah speaks with Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good about faith, courtship and marriage. They also reveal the key to their successful relationship.

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Jennifer Holiday Is Joining The Color Purple

Jennifer Holiday Is Joining The Color Purple

The Color Purple just got bigger and better ( if that’s possible)! Jennifer Holliday, who famously originated the role of Effie White in Dreamgirls, is returning to Broadway to join the cast of The Color Purple.

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Meet Melody American Girl’s ® Newest BeForever Doll Who Finds Her Voice Amid The Civil Rights Movement

Meet Melody American Girl’s ® Newest BeForever Doll Who Finds Her Voice Amid The Civil Rights Movement

After her debut in Detroit on Saturday, Melody Ellison, American Girl’s ® newest historical BeForever doll, is now available for purchase across the nation. Melody’s character is a 9-year-old Detroit girl and aspiring singer who finds her voice in Motown sound amid the civil rights movement in the 1960s, according to the company.

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Mary J. Blige Has Given The View A New Theme Song

Mary J. Blige Has Given The View A New Theme Song

Mary J. Blige has teamed up with The View to help them kick off their 20th season ( I can’t believe it’s been that long).  The song, titled “World’s Gone Crazy,” is a catchy pop tune performed by Mary J. Blige  and written by Diane Warren.

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Ava DuVernay Reflects On Her 44th Birthday

Ava DuVernay Reflects On Her 44th Birthday

Queen Sugar producer and one of my favorite people, Ava DuVernay celebrated her 44th birthday on yesterday.  DuVernay who often times uses the word ‘grateful’ to describe herself told her followers that yesterday was one of  her best birthdays ever, and that she feels herself cherishing life as the fragile gem that it is.

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