James Brown's heirs have ended a 15-year-battle after the legendary soul singer set aside the majority of his assets to create scholarships for underprivileged children in South Carolina and Georgia. The $90 million sale gets the scholarship fund closer to becoming reality.
According to the Department of Justice, the woman used her SUV as her weapon of choice in two separate incidents where she tried to run over a Black boy and another girl, claiming they "didn't belong."
A family is working to restore a historic Black-owned motel whose patrons included Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, and Ray Charles.
Martin and Everybody Hates Chris star Tichina Arnold sports a 'do and jumpsuit to pay homage to James Brown in this electric opening number.
It’s been eight years since the “Godfather of Soul,” James Brown (pictured) passed away at age 73. Now after an uphill six-year effort by historian Jacob Morris, along with the National Black Theatre, a street behind the famed Harlem Apollo Theatre is finally being renamed James Brown Way to honor the musical icon, according to the […]
Chadwick Boseman Talks ‘Get On Up’ [VIDEO] Chadwick Boseman talks about playing the role of the “God Father of Soul,” James Brown in the biopic “Get On Up.” Octavia Spencer Discusses Her Role In ‘Get On Up’ [VIDEO] Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer talks “Get On Up” and dishes on her role as “Aunt Honey” […]
Podcast: Download Roland Martin talks with the stars and producers of the James Brown biopic, “Get On Up.” This special extended edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcasts features Tate Taylor (Director of “Get on Up”) Aloe Blacc, Octavia Spencer, Mick Jagger, Dan Aykroyd and the man playing the Godfather of Soul, Chadwick Boseman. All that and […]
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