Actress Stacey Dash says get rid of Black History Month

Actress Stacey Dash says get rid of Black History Month
Stacey Dash, in the immortal words of Clueless, you are totally buggin. Fox News commentator Stacey Dash dismissed the outrage over the lack of African-American Oscar nominees as “ludicrous.” Dash, an African-American actress and contributor to the network, also said on Wednesday’s “Fox & Friends” that to obtain integration there should be no Black History Month, award shows... Read more »

Bradley Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and Seth Rogen Audition for Clueless: Video

Bradley Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and Seth Rogen Audition for Clueless: Video
In my Clueless opinion, no one could ever tackle the role of Cher Horowitz in 1995’s Clueless better than Alicia Silverstone. Well, W Magazine was totally buggin’ when they rounded up four of Hollywoods top actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Bradley Cooper, Seth Rogen and Paul Dano—to audition for the iconic role of Cher Horowitz in Clueless. I think “As If”... Read more »

'Empire's Jussie Smollett Set For Chairman's Honor At NAACP Image Awards

'Empire's Jussie Smollett Set For Chairman's Honor At NAACP Image Awards
He’s cute, talented, gay and will be an NAACP Image Award winner very soon. Jussie Smollett, who plays singer-songwriter Jamal Lyon on Fox’s hit drama Empire, is set as one of eight recipients of the NAACP Chairman’s Award. The honor, which will be presented at the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards next month, is given in recognition of special achievement and distinguished... Read more »
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The Prancing Elite Project Returns Tonight: Thank you, Oxygen!

The Prancing Elite Project Returns Tonight: Thank you, Oxygen!
Oh, how I adore them so much. Tonight will mark the return of Oxygen’s The Prancing Elite Project. The show follows a group of five gay and non-gender-conforming African-American dancers from Mobile, Alabama, who practice “J-setting,” a mix of cheerleading and hip-hop dancing traditionally performed by women during college football games. Known as the Prancing Elites,... Read more »

Meet Martin Luther King Jr.'s White Driver

Meet Martin Luther King Jr.'s White Driver
Here’s a story you probably didn’t know about on this MLK day.  NPR’s StoryCorp uncovered the story of a white male who came to Atlanta and ended up being the King’s driver. In the mid-1960s, Tom Houck left high school to join the civil rights movement and decided to volunteer for King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference.... Read more »

HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men

HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men
New HIV cases have been falling in the United States in most racial and ethnic groups, except among gay Hispanic men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC officials reported that HIV diagnoses have been declining in many groups, including gay and bisexual white men, heterosexuals and people who inject drugs. Here... Read more »
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Dear Prince Harry...

Dear Prince Harry...
Your Majesty  – It has come to my attention that His Majesty is considering a run on my team if things do not work out with your girlfriend Cressida Bonas. According to PinkNews, you accepted a phone number happily from another male at Rum Kitchen in Notting Hill that was interested in dating you. It... Read more »

The Black Man and his Beard

The Black Man and his Beard
It’s no secret that there is something about a beard that exudes power and virility. The whiskered look is definitely enjoying quite the resurgence; especially within the African American community. We have officially entered the era of the “bearded black guy.” Many have judged this “new Black” guy look as intelligent, sexy, ambitious, employed and... Read more »

Welcome Back, Lenox and the Second City!

Welcome Back, Lenox and the Second City!
In nearly every life, their comes a time when you “wake up.” My awaken began a year ago, and it changed me. It changed my words. It changed my thoughts. It changed my movements. It re-defined the way I  love. As I now attempt to unlock the secrets of a distant “me,” I strive no longer... Read more »
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Nex2Kin: Chicago's Best Kept Secret

Nex2Kin: Chicago's Best Kept Secret
It seems that the Chicago music scene has changed alot since I’ve grown up – I’m 32-years-old now. This whole notion of drill music and trap music has me all very confused about where the music industry is headed.  From a guy that listens to Coldplay and Chicago Public Radio daily, it’s rare that I... Read more »