Afeni Shakur Davis, former Black Panther, music entrepreneur, and the mother of the late rap legend Tupac Shakur, has passed at 69 years old.
Joy Reid, who’s hosted her own hourly programs on MSNBC throughout the past two years, will now fill a time slot that once belonged to Melissa Harris-Perry.
On Saturday and Sunday mornings, from 10 a.m. to noon EST, viewers will be able to tune in and watch Reid speak on national headlines and pull from a panel of journalists and personalities to provide commentary, according to Variety.
Seven weeks ago, En Pointe Studio, which is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, made their first post on Instagram, and ever since then, they have dedicated every post to celebrating young Black dance talent. A week ago, they released a photo of all their talented dancers. En Pointe Studio is shattering the imposed color lines in the dance world, and it is truly inspiring.
A long list of people have either sent support to or actually touched down in Flint, Michigan following the recent water crisis that affected so many of its citizens. But an 8-year-old girl may be responsible for bringing the biggest name yet.
Mari Copeny, unofficially known as “Little Miss Flint,” wrote a letter to President Barack Obama if she could meet him or the first lady during her visit to Washington D.C. In a response, Obama did her one better and said that he’s proud of her for speaking out “on behalf of children of Flint” and gave her an exclusive heads up that he’ll be visiting on May 4.
Actor Tyler James Williams is changing up the game in the acting world by starring in a new show called RePlay which will stream on mobile devices.
WGN America announced on Monday that they had renewed its hit show Underground for a second season.