Tuskegee Airman Lemuel Lewie Jr Dies at 99

Lemuel "Arthur" Lewie Jr., a retired Carver Vocational-Technical High School science teacher who was a member of the World War II unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died of congestive heart failure April 14 at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. The Windsor Mill resident was 99. Mr. Lewie was the last Baltimore-area member of the Airmen,... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Tasha Cobbs Leonard Opens Up About Her Decision to Have Weight Loss Surgery, How She Conquered Depression, and More on TV One’s “UNSUNG”; Episode Airs Easter Sunday Night

Watch exclusive video from TV One’s upcoming episode of “UNSUNG” featuring TASHA COBBS LEONARD: WATCH: Tasha Cobbs Leonard Opens Up About Her Decision to Have Weight Loss Surgery https://youtu.be/EVFaYSa9TVM WATCH: Tasha Cobbs Leonard Reveals How She Conquered Depression https://youtu.be/OlI1abT217k “UNSUNG: Tasha Cobbs Leonard” airs Sunday, April 21st at 9/8c on TV One. About TASHA COBBS LEONARD Tasha Cobbs... Continue Reading →

10-Year-Old Raniya Wright, Who Passed Away After School Fight in South Carolina, Died of Congenital Brain Condition

A South Carolina prosecutor said Friday that the investigation into the death of a 5th grader last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student. Solicitor Duffie Stone said at a press conference that 10-year-old Raniya Wright died of a congenital condition called an arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of abnormal blood vessels... Continue Reading →

WATCH: What’s Going On? Video Shows Florida Police Pepper-spraying, Body-slamming Black High-Schooler in Attempt to Break Up Fight

The mayor of Broward County on Friday called for the firing of a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy caught on video punching and banging a teenager’s head on the ground during a violent arrest near J.P. Taravella High School. Broward’s sheriff promised a thorough investigation. “The behavior of these Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies was outrageous and... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Ancestry.com Pulls Civil War-era Ad Featuring Romance Between White Male Southerner and Black Female Slave After Backlash

Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple discussing escaping to the North during the Civil War era. The ad drew widespread criticism on social media for whitewashing slavery, prompting the DNA testing company to remove it from TV and its YouTube channel. Ancestry started running the ad on TV on... Continue Reading →

WATCH: Kirk Franklin Discusses His Past Childhood Trauma, His Past Addiction to Pornography, and His Gospel Music Career Success on TV One’s “UNCENSORED”; Episode Airs Easter Sunday Night

Watch exclusive video from TV One’s upcoming episode of “UNCENSORED” featuring KIRK FRANKLIN: WATCH: Kirk Franklin & wife Tammy Franklin Discuss His Past Addiction to Pornography https://youtu.be/Wsr9ZrKDRxo WATCH: Kirk Franklin Discusses the Success of His Song "Stomp"  https://youtu.be/l1oLacbDFWs “UNCENSORED: Kirk Franklin” airs Sunday, April 21st at 10/9c on TV One. About KIRK FRANKLIN Born and raised in... Continue Reading →

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