Other fun facts about Asia:
She is a Patriots fan.
• The highlight of her career was meeting Prince at the 2006 BET Awards and interviewing one of her idols, Lalah Hathaway.
• She was a competitive gymnast for 6 ½ years.
She was a cheerleader.
• BAPS is her favorite movie, and Octavia Butler is one of her favorite authors.
• And she was in the marching band for 8 years…don’t laugh
Puerto Rico’s governor raised the island’s official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 on Tuesday after an independent study found that the number of people who succumbed in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm had been severely undercounted. The new estimate of nearly 3,000 dead in the six months after Maria […]
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has ordered a second season of its hit romantic drama series Love Is ___ from Mara Brock Akil, creator of Being Mary Jane, The Game, and Girlfriends and Salim Akil, creator of Black Lightning. The renewals come amid strong ratings for the series, which premiered June 19 with 1.2 million viewers and a 1.2 […]
According to footage obtained by TMZ, Rapper Cardi B recently shot a skit for “Wild ‘N Out” star Rip Micheals, who has a new show called “Off the Rip” that will air on MTV. The skit is causing an uproar among certain ethnic and racial groups. In the sketch, Cardi stars as Coretta Scott King, […]
Here’s a very disturbing video from Ron DeSantis, Republican nominee for governor. During an appearance on Fox News this morning with Sandra Smith, DeSantis, who is white, doled out backhanded compliments to Andrew Gillum, who is black, calling him “an articulate spokesman.” He said Gillum performed better than other candidates, just before arguing that Florida shouldn’t […]
Keyshia Ka’Oir recently shared a rare photo on her Insta-stories of her gorgeous daughter on the first day of school in Gucci down to the socks! The teen posed in a $2,200 Gucci sweatshirt with a multi-colored rhinestone “G” belt along with a white-and-red logo headband with Gucci monogram sneakers. Khloe Kardashian recently posted a picture to Instagram thanking Kimora Lee […]
On Monday there was no repeat of the black catsuit that Serena Williams, a six-time US Open champion, wore at the French Open. Last year at this time, Williams was less than a week away from giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia. Post-delivery, Williams suffered from a serious and dangerous condition: blood clots. According to Williams, […]
Black Girls Rock is a global empowerment movement dedicated to inspiring, emboldening, and celebrating the awesomeness of women and girls of color. On Sunday, August 26, Queen Latifah hosted the show, which aired on BET. Here are some of our favorite looks from the event. These princesses and queens ruled the royal carpet. Stay up to […]
Last year, nearly 2.3 million US cases of these sexually transmitted diseases were diagnosed, according to preliminary data. That’s the highest number ever reported nationwide, breaking the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases, according to the CDC. In 2013, there were 1,752,285 total cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in the United […]
Omarosa Manigault Newman’s husband John Newman, 63, is being sued by neighbors for neglecting the upkeep on his four-bedroom, four bathroom, 3,048-square-foot home in Jacksonville, FL, according to the Daily Mail and realtor.com® data. Newman kept the $615,000 property as part of his 2014 divorce settlement from his ex-wife. It sits on a tony golf course development. […]
Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee has become the first African-American nominee for Florida governor, pulling off an upset win over favorite Gwen Graham and two big-spending businessmen in a crowded Democratic primary field. The race remained close, but in the end Gillum defeated Graham. With 94 percent of the votes counted, Gillum had an unofficial […]