It was nearly a year ago that legendary soul songstress Anita Baker announced that she was retiring. Well, 2018 is starting with a happy tweet from her that she isn’t quite ready to hang things up yet. Yesterday, Ms. Baker issued a new tweet: sO Much 2 CELEBRATE with you #2018. 60th Bday in 25 days... Farewell Concert Series,... Read More.
Barack Obama may no longer be president, but for the 10th year in a row he’s still the “most admired man” in America, according to new survey data from Gallup. The annual poll, taken every year but one since 1946, asks respondents to name their most admired man and woman, as well as their... Read More.
After being fired from the White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman has been teasing “her story.” Reports claims the reality star will earn as much as $10 million for a book deal and she is ready to spill every drop of the tea. According to Life & Style,“Omarosa has dirt on the Trumps’ ‘icy’ interactions.... Read More.
24 year old Darrell Wallace, Jr will be the first black driver in Nascar Cup since 2006. Wallace commented in The Bleacher Report: “I’ve never had any issues with racism or racist people at the track for as long as I’ve been racing in NASCAR,” Wallace says from behind the wheel. “All of that... Read More.
Della Reese, the husky-voiced singer and actress who spent almost a decade playing a down-to-earth heavenly messenger on the CBS series “Touched by an Angel” and became an ordained minister in real life, died on Sunday night at her home in Encino, Calif. She was 86. Delloreese Patricia Early was born on July 6,... Read More.
The amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana coroner’s office, said Domino died of natural causes at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The son... Read More.
Last year the public learned that Denise LaSalle is suffering from congestive heart failure, but was recovering. Unfortunately, LaSalle is now back in the hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and has had to have her leg amputated. The hospital issued the following statement: “Recently, Denise LaSalle found herself in one of her greatest health... Read More.
On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. Johnson inspired the movie Hidden Figures. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built on the Langley... Read More.