Dallas-based Tango Tab wins national competition


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dream Big America, the first-ever “reality radio show” hosting a weekly startup pitch competition, announces TangoTab as this past week’s winner. TangoTab based in Dallas, TX and presented by founder and CEO Andre Angel, is a phone app that provides restaurant offers to diners and a free meal to a person in need for every [...]

Prince and Warner Brothers surprisingly reteam

Prince (Image: Variety)

Purple Rain is 30 years old! Oh my goodness I feel ancient, wasn’t it just yesterday I was sneaking back into the theater to see it for the third time – that day? Well I adjust to my age, the good news of the day is the fact that apparently Prince and Warner Bros. Records have kissed and made [...]

John Singleton’s Tupac will be coming to one of 2,000 theaters near you


John Singleton’s bio pic on the life of Tupac has screenwriters, producers – even a composer – and now a 2,000 theater distribution deal with Open Road Films. What the flick does not have yet is a single actor cast. Of course, the question on everyone’s mind is who is going to play Tupac ~ and [...]

Cat Cora’s Crispy Baked Fish Sticks

Crispy Baked Fish Sticks with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce and Church-Style Lemon-Roasted Potatoes.

  As we close out the Lenten season this Good Friday, Cat Cora shared with Queen Latifah a healthier twist on fish sticks with her Crispy Baked Fish Sticks. Watch the video for more info and visit here for the recipe.

Whoopi Goldberg shines in A Day Late and a Dollar Short on Lifetime


Whoopi Goldberg wears so many hats it’s easy to forget that she can be a pretty fine actress when she gets the opportunity. Such is the case with “A Day Late and a Dollar Short,” a crazily soapy Lifetime movie so steeped in melodrama that the two responses are to either roll one’s eyes or to happily succumb [...]

Rep. Johnson joins Sec. Foxx in calling for action on I-635 LBJ Freeway East project

Congresswoman Johnson spoke on the many benefits that Texas has received from transportation stimulus spending
Pictured with (l to r) Garland Mayor, Douglas Athas, John Barton, and Secretary Anthony Foxx

DALLAS – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at the site of the proposed I-635 LBJ Freeway East on the last stop of the Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour. This week, Secretary Foxx has been traveling across the country highlighting transportation projects that have the potential to bring thousands of [...]

When Cops Hide Behind Badge to Kill Blacks

Ruby Sales, civil rights activist and founder of The SpiritHouse Project.

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were [...]

A cure for alcoholism?

"Ezogabine acts by opening a particular type of potassium channel in the brain, called the Kv7 channel, which regulates activity in areas of the brain that are believed to regulate the rewarding effects of alcohol," says Clifford Knapp. (Credit: Kimery Davis/Flickr)

The anti-seizure drug ezogabine may be a way to reduce excessive alcohol consumption, according to a new study with rats. Alcoholism is one of the leading causes of illness and death in the US, and has significant negative economic impact by limiting worker productivity and spiking health care costs. Published in American Journal of Drug and [...]

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