• ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin passes away at 76

    Aretha Franklin, whose impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, died Thursday, the Associated Press reports. She was 76. Franklin was one of the transcendent cultural figures of the 20th Century. Raised on an eclectic musical diet of gospel, R&B, classical and jazz, she blossomed out...
  • Today is National Roller Coaster Day

    There is only one way to mark National Roller Coaster Day on August 16: Visit an amusement park and ride the rails. But you wouldn’t want to ride just any coaster, right? Fortunately, parks have introduced an especially strong lineup of new thrill machines to sample this year. Let’s...
  • 21 states hit with measles outbreak…Could yours be one ???

    Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states and the District of Columbia. From Jan. 1 to July 14, 107 people had contracted the disease, federal Centers for Disease Control officials said Wednesday. Measles cases have been reported in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana,...
  • More than 40 LGBTQ Candidates running for political office in Texas!

    Stonewall Democrats of Texas listed 40 LGBT people running for office in Texas in 2018, either in a municipal election, a party primary or in November. Everyone won’t have the opportunity to vote for each of these candidates, but several of the candidates are running for statewide office, giving everyone the opportunity...
  • Jamal Bryant wants you to meet him at the White House! #SilentNoMore

    Philanthropist, author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur, Dr. Jamal Bryant is one of the most prolific and eloquent orators of our time! He is the pastor and founder of Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Acclaimed the fastest-growing African Methodist Episcopal church in the denomination’s 200-year history, the congregation...
  • Prayers for CEO Kerry Douglas of Black Smoke Music Gospel Record Label!

    Our condolences and prayers are with Kerry Douglas during this difficult time! Houston’s gospel godfather Kerry Douglas’ Black Smoke Music Worldwide label (Billboard’s #1 indie gospel label for 2010) made personal history this week with the release of Washington, D.C.-based gospel star Earnest Pugh’s new CD “Earnestly Yours” debuting...
  • Dozens overdose in Connecticut park, some even arrested!

    Image copyrightCBSImage captionMore than 40 people have overdosed in a park near Yale University since Tuesday A suspect is in custody after over 40 individuals overdosed in a Connecticut park on a drug suspected of being laced with an opioid, police say. There have been no fatalities reported over...
  • Lost Contacts found in womans eyelids 28 years later

    Nearly three decades ago, a 14-year-old in the United Kingdom got hit in the eye during a game of badminton and lost her contact lens. No big deal, right? Well, 28 years later, doctors found the missing contact… embedded in a cyst in her left eyelid. It’s not like...
  • Roland Martin Ask Omarosa “Why Did You Continue To Work With This Man”

    By now we should all know who Omarosa is, she is all over social media and the news media as a result of her new book Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House. Roland Martin talks to her about the controversial book and asks why the question that many of us...