New children's book wages anti-bullying campaign

The children’s tale offers a relatable story full of pertinent information young readers can apply to their own lives in school or on the playground.

Kadia Blagrove: Solange's bridal Afro upsets beauty standards

"It is unsettling that we have to constantly go to great lengths to explain, support and justify the hair that naturally grows out of our head," says the blogger.

Lil Kim says Biggie is proud of her

“I think he’s very proud. I think he’s super proud because he knows that I’m a nurturer by nature."

Upgrades coming to the Diamond

Three new renovation projects to enhance Flying Squiirrels fan experience at The Diamond are underway.

Harassment or common human interaction?

According to Hollaback, between 70 and 99 percent of women are catcalled or harassed while walking down the street at some point in their lives.

"Instant Mom" gets signed for third season

Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode third season of its hit family comedy “Instant Mom” for Nick at Nite and NickMom.

50 Cent/ Floyd Mayweather beef showcases illiteracy among Black youth

An ongoing Twitter feud between rapper/entrepreneur 50 Cent and five-division world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently took an ugly turn, inadvertently shining a light on a major issue affecting the Black community.

Third annual Virginia Wine Summit to be held in October

The third annual Virginia Wine Summit will be held in Richmond on October 21.

Television series pilot set for Virginia

ABC Signature, a division of ABC Studios, has chosen Virginia for "Point of Honor", the pilot for the television series ABC is co-producing with Amazon Studios.

Musical tribute to honor R&B artist Minnie Riperton

"Vivacious", a musical tribute honoring Minnie Riperton, will be presented to celebrate her life and legacy on August 22nd.

Forum says to "teach kids responsible social media use"

Experts are maintaining that students should be taught acceptable and responsible ways of using social media.

Is your wardrobe stressing you out?

Getting your outfit right can be challenging but you can own your body shape and look good in what you're wearing.

A Tupac for everyone

In the spring of 2001, Todd Kreidler met his boss, the playwright August Wilson, for breakfast at the Cafe Edison, as was their custom. Mr. Kreidler was assisting Wilson as he brought his play “King Hedley II” to Broadway, but ...

Lyric Ave remains a "First Class" act

Lyric Ave will be celebrating 11 years on May 24.

The 24th Annual UMOJA Festival

The City of Portsmouth will host its 24th Annual UMOJA Festival May 23 – 25.