Rihanna's 2nd Annual Diamond Ball Charity Raises Over $3 Million

By Claire Howard |

Rihanna And The Clara Lionel Foundation Host 2nd Annual Diamond Ball - Arrivals

It was a star studded night at the Barbados Princess' 2nd Annual Diamond Ball Charity event in Los Angeles. Kevin Hart hosted, Lionel Richie performed and Rihanna was able to raise over $3 million dollars for the Clara Lionel Foundation. Read More »

LA Times Reporter Loses job, Wins big at Poker

By Devon Newport |

World Series of Poker - Final Table

Losing a job is the worst. In an instant your world goes from 'hmm, I wonder what's for lunch today' to 'OMG, I can't even afford a bagel.' Your life spirals into a scary world of unknown greeted by infinite feelings of stress and anxiety. And yet, this is a reality many people face at one point in life or another. Take Stuart Pfeifer, for example. The 51-year-old had been a Los Angeles Times reporter for 15 years before taking a buyout last month, ending his 28-year-long career in the field. A life altering moment, for sure. But perhaps not in the way he thought. Pfeifer--in a decision aided by his loss of employment--decided to enter a poker tournament. He bested 1,000 players and won $55,110. Read More »

Black Twitter Starts 'Stay Mad Abby' Campaign in Response to Affirmative Action Case

The Supreme Court Hears Hears Affirmative Action Case Regarding Admissions To Texas University

Black Twitter is taking the Internet by storm today with proud displays of Black Excellence. African American graduates from all over are displaying their educational and professional achievements in response to harsh statements by the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Wednesday during the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case. Read More »

Rapper Bun B Backs Bernie Sanders for Democratic Presidential Nominee

By Claire Howard |

Jayizilly Instagram

Rapper Bun B (Bernard Freeman) joins Killer Mike (Render), Lil B and Scarface in endorsing Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination. Bun B announced his pick on the debut episode of Sonzala's "Hip Hop For Bernie Sanders" podcast, which debuted Wednesday. Read More »

FLOTUS Raps to Promote College Education [WATCH]

By Claire Howard |

Miss Piggy / Michelle Obama

First Lady, Michelle Obama has proven why she cares about the youth once again. In a hilarious video recorded on the White House front lawn, Obama and Saturday Night Live's Jay Pharoah rap over a beat to stress the importance of getting a college education after after high-school. Read More »

A Parents Greatest Dream Come True

By Devon Newport |

Notre Dame v Connecticut

Winning a national championship in a team sport is tough. It takes a combination of skill, team chemistry, and even a little bit of good fortune. Having two family members win a national championship? Almost never happens. Having two family members win national championships within 30 miles of each other allowing the parents to attend both games? You're more likely to encounter someone who doesn't like cake (and who doesn't love cake?). And yet, this is exactly what happened when the Klunder sisters, Katie and Sarah, took to the soccer field this past week in Florida. Their parents were pleased. Read More »

Adrian Grenier Launches Non-Profit to Raise Awareness for Saving Our Oceans

By Staff |

A Response To Our Oceans: A Collection Curated By Adrian Grenier And Powered by Dell

It looks as if portraying Vincent Chase's iconic superhero Aquaman might have rubbed off on actor Adrian Grenier. The Entourage star has launched a new non-profit organization, The Lonely Whale Foundation, aiming to raise awareness of ocean health. Read More »

2 Chainz Supports Our Veterans With Furniture and Rent Gift to Disabled Single Mom

By Claire Howard |

2 Chainz

Christmas came a little early for a family in Georgia. 2 Chainz, who should probably be nominated for hip-hop philanthropist of the year, and his T.R.U. Foundation have given one disabled veteran in Palmetto, Dierdre Plater, furniture and funds to pay rent in her home for an entire year,according to a report by 'Complex'. Plater is a hardworking single mom. She tells CBS 46, "It's hard to keep gas in the car, food in the house, and do everything myself being a single parent. I am on a fixed income." Read More »

Lupe Fiasco Hosts Second Annual Charity Bake Off Through M.U.R.A.L. Foundation

By Claire Howard |

'Born In Blue: Remixed And Reissued' Exhibition Opening, Exploring 75 Years Of Blue Note Records

Everyone remember the famous song, 'Kick Push' by Lupe Fisaco. Well, he is relishing in his own anthem by hosting his second annual bake-off through his charity, M.U.R.A.L (Magnifying Urban Realities and Affecting Lives) Foundation. The bake-off was held in his birthplace, Chicago, at the Soho House Chicago. Read More »

Oprah Winfrey to Release Memoir, 'The Life You Want,' With Flatiron Books Company

By Claire Howard |

An Evening With Oprah - Melbourne

Oprah Winfrey has taken the world by storm. From hosting her self-titled talk show to owning her own cable network, OWN, she is doing it all. Now, the media mogul has signed a book deal with New York's Flatiron Books and is finally ready to tell the world her own story through her memoir, "The Life You Want." Read More »

Emily Ratajkowski, Sports Illustrated Beauty, Teases Christy Dawn's Dressy Outfit For Chairty!

By Jorge Solis |

Emily Ratajkowski

Riding high off her "Gone Girl" box-office success, the "Sports Illustrated" model-turned-actress Emily Ratajkowski sure knows how to grab everyone's attention on social media. The "Blurred Lines" music video girl teases a new dress with designer Christy Dawn Petersen for charity. Read More »

Devon Still's Daughter, Leah, is Cancer Free

By Devon Newport |

Devon Still accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance on behalf of his daughter

Former Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Tackle Devon Still has announced that his daughter, Leah, is cancer free. On the day before Thanksgiving, Still posted a picture that read "thank you," on his Instagram account, happily informing everybody that Leah's latest follow-up medical tests showed "no evidence" of cancer. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Pregnancy Update: Her Son is No Longer Breech, Mrs. West Prepares for Labor

By Star Connor |

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian finally has something good to talk about when it comes to her preparing for her upcoming labor. Mrs. West updated her fans on Tuesday and revealed that her son is no longer breech! According to US Magazine, mama Kardashian wrote on her blog that her second child was finally turned in the right position inside of her womb so that he could get ready to make his debut into the world. Read More »

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