Sean Combs, not Puffy Daddy thank you, will deliver Howard Commencement address

Sean Combs

WASHINGTON – Entrepreneur, philanthropist and entertainment mogul Sean Combs will deliver the 146th Commencement address at Howard University on Saturday, May 10, 2014, Interim President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced today. The University will award degrees to more than 1800 students. Combs was a student at Howard University in the late 1980s. He will receive an honorary doctorate in [...]

Sommore is the host of the revamped BET Comic View returning in May

Sommore will serve as the host of the revamped BET Comic View

Back in the day BET’s Comic View launched quite a few comedic careers and while it was not as popular when it was revived previously, I for one hope it can return to the hey days of the show. You know back when DL Hughley was hosting it and he would throw out a, “You [...]

Texas Lottery Commission: Proposed amendments would not authorize slot machines

Photo from shared with the Fort Worth Star Telegram's story from 4/13/14.

According to the Texas Lottery Commission, pull-tab bingo games do not resemble slot machines, and is not an attempt to expand gambling. The Commission released a statement to address the issues raised in the Fort Worth Star Telegram’s story “Proposal would allow slot-machine-like devices in Texas bingo halls.”   The Texas Lottery Commission’s tries to [...]

Jim Kelly’s nephew kicked off Clemson team

Chad Kelly

Chad Kelly, the nephew of NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, is no longer a part of the chase to be the Clemson Tigers starting QB. In fact, he is no longer even on the team following Dabo Swinney’s announcement Monday afternoon: NBC’s WBCD is reporting: “I have dismissed Chad Kelly for conduct detrimental to [...]

WIN Ride Along Blue-Ray DVD Combo!

ride along

Enjoy the laughs at home by winning a free Blue Ray/DVD! Just register for a chance to win via our Facebook page. We have several to give away!   Movie Summary: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he’s more than just a [...]

Tennessee State gives Rod Reed a 5-year extension

Coach Rod Reed (Image: Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

NASHVILLE – Tennessee State head football coach Rod Reed signed a five-year extension on Wednesday that will keep the Marshall, Texas native in Nashville until 2018. “We are very pleased to be extending Coach Reed’s employment contract,” Athletics Director Teresa Phillips said. “He has brought TSU football back to where it had not been for [...]

Paula Deen closes restaurant with no warning to employees


It appears that despite the recent PR tour Paula Deen did and the support from her fans when the publisher yanked her book last year — all is still not well in Deen’s world. BET is reporting: “The restaurant at the center of Paula Deen‘s crumbling empire has closed its doors, TMZ reports. Uncle Bubba’s Seafood & Oyster House shut down [...]

Dallas Theater Center’s 2014-15 season will feature world premiere of Stagger Lee

The upcoming season will feature the world premiere of Stagger Lee from DTC’s Playwright-in-Residence Will Power's

DALLAS – Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty announced today the theater’s 2014-2015 season, which will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Kalita Humphreys Theater on Turtle Creek. DTC’s 2014-2015 season will expand from its current seven productions to nine total productions next [...]

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