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Honoring MLK Jr

Honoring MLK Jr

   January 21st, the nation celebrates the birthday and life of Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In honor of this day, we’re sharing some of his most memorable quotes and moments.More

Mike Epps – Funny As Ish Comedy Tour

Mike Epps – Funny As Ish Comedy Tour

Mike Epps, Sommore, Rickey Smiley, Earthquake and George Wallace are bringing the “Funny As Ish” Comedy Tour to the Raising Canes River Center in Baton Rouge Saturday February 2nd. We’ll have chance for you to win tickets from now until the show! For Ticket Information Click HereMore

Street King’s “Come Bling With The King” Grand Prize Winner!

Street King’s “Come Bling With The King” Grand Prize Winner!

Jason of Lafayette was the winner of a set of rims and tires we gave away Friday, December 21st at Street Kings in Lafayette. Thanks to everyone at Street King, Coca Cola, Chick-fil-A for coming out, and of course, all of you! We already have some BIG stuff lined up for you in 2019.  Have…More

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Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Sorry, Trump. Netflix is creating its own ‘Space Force’

Out-of-this-world news for fans of “The Office,” outer space and subtle jabs at President Donald Trump: Steve Carell is set to star in a TV series called “Space Force” for Netflix. The show will be a workplace comedy “centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services,” according to the…More

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…More

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense attorney to quit case

Harvey Weinstein’s defense attorney Benjamin Brafman plans to withdraw from representing the former producer in his criminal case, according to a source familiar with the situation. The source would not provide further details Wednesday. When contacted by CNN, Brafman said he had no comment. Weinstein is accused of raping a woman in a New York…More

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin explains his friendship with Michael Jackson

Macaulay Culkin understands the curiosity about his friendship with Michael Jackson, but he insists it was pretty normal. On an episode of the “Inside of You With Michael Rosenbaum” podcast released Tuesday, Culkin talked about how the “King of Pop” took him under his wing when the actor was a child star. He said Jackson…More

Justin Bieber’s mom thinks daughter-in-law Hailey Baldwin is ‘a gift’

Justin Bieber’s mom thinks daughter-in-law Hailey Baldwin is ‘a gift’

There are apparently no mother-in-law horror stories in the Bieber household. Justin Bieber’s mother, Pattie Mallette, posted a selfie Tuesday to Instagram with her new daughter-in-law, Hailey Baldwin. “What a gift!” the photo was captioned. Bieber, 24, and Baldwin, 22, got engaged in July and secured a wedding license in September. What followed were reports…More

Jason Reitman to direct new ‘Ghostbusters’

Jason Reitman to direct new ‘Ghostbusters’

The Reitmans are keeping the franchise in the family. Jason Reitman has confirmed that he will be directing a new “Ghostbusters” film, taking up the reins from his father, Ivan, who directed the 1984 original. “Finally got the keys to the car. #GB20,” the younger Reitman tweeted, along with a tweet of the story from…More

Alicia Keys to host the 2019 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys to host the 2019 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys will host the upcoming Grammy Awards “I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I’m going to bring that vibe and energy,” Keys, a 15-time Grammy Award winner, said in a statement Tuesday. “I’m so excited to be the master of ceremonies on the biggest night in music and…More

‘West Side Story’ remake finds its Maria

‘West Side Story’ remake finds its Maria

Take heart high school musical theater geeks as dreams do come true. High school student Rachel Zegler has been cast in the starring role of Maria in Steven Spielberg’s planned “West Side Story” remake. If Zegler, 17, looks familiar, it’s because she’s already been a bit of a viral sensation for video of her singing…More

Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ dies at 97

Carol Channing, star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ dies at 97

Legendary Broadway star Carol Channing has died, her publicist, Harlan Boll, told CNN on Tuesday. She was 97. With her raspy voice and huge smile, Channing was best known for her Tony Award-winning role as Dolly Levi in the hit Broadway musical “Hello Dolly!” Fellow stars of the stage and screen, including “Hamilton” creator and…More

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Fort Bend ISD Announces Withdrawal Of Rezoning Plans For High Schools

A large concern for parents of students at Fort Bend Independent School District high schools was the potential of more rezoning and plans that could affect students in the southeast region of the district. The district announced on Friday that it will withdraw its recommendation to make any changes to high school rezoning boundaries. On…More

15 People Have Been Charged In The Flint Water Scandal

15 People Have Been Charged In The Flint Water Scandal

DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint’s water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record. — Michael Prysby, Stephen Busch, Liane Shekter Smith, Adam…More

Wendy Williams To Take Health-Related Break From TV Show

Wendy Williams To Take Health-Related Break From TV Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues related to her immune system disorder, her family said Friday. The family wrote in a statement that Williams has suffered complications from Graves’ disease in the past few days. Treatment is necessary and will…More

Ex-R. Kelly Manager Surrenders/Arrested On Terrorist Charge

Ex-R. Kelly Manager Surrenders/Arrested On Terrorist Charge

  A former manager for singer R. Kelly, has surrendered to authorities in Georgia on Friday, according to law enforcement officials. Henry James Mason, 52, was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued over the summer, according to Keith McBrayer, spokesman for the Henry County Sheriff’s office. Mason is accused of threatening the father of Joycelyn Savage,…More

Schism Leads To Dueling Women’s March Events In NYC

Schism Leads To Dueling Women’s March Events In NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Conflicts over control, inclusivity and alleged anti-Semitism will mean that women protesting on the second anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington are faced with competing demonstrations this weekend in New York City. One procession, around the edge of Central Park and down Sixth Avenue, is being organized by the Women’s…More

Issa Rae Lands Lead In ‘Lovebirds’

Issa Rae Lands Lead In ‘Lovebirds’

Issa Rae has teamed with Kumail Nanjiani to star in “The Lovebirds,” a romantic comedy from Paramount that will be helmed by Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in the surprise hit “The Big Sick.” According to THR, the script centers on a couple (Nanjiani and Rae) on the brink of a breakup. The pair subsequently become embroiled…More

Social Services Worker Punched, Verbally Abused 13-Year-Old Boy, Family Says

Social Services Worker Punched, Verbally Abused 13-Year-Old Boy, Family Says

A New Orleans family says a representative from a social work agency punched and verbally abused a 13-year-old boy, in an altercation caught on video. Nola.com reports Quishandra Walker, the boy’s mother, and their lawyer, Juan LaFonta filed a complaint with the Louisiana Department of Health, reported the incident to New Orleans Police and plans to…More

Alfredas Movie Review: Glass

Alfredas Movie Review: Glass

M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals—2000’s Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016’s Split, from Universal —in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are…More

Gladys Knight Issues Statement On Colin Kaepernick And Super Bowl Involvement

Gladys Knight Issues Statement On Colin Kaepernick And Super Bowl Involvement

As we reported yesterday, legendary singer and longtime civil rights champion  Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl 53 which is being held in her hometown of Atlanta on Feb 3. Of course it comes as no surprise that the Knight is being criticized for her move by supporters of quarterback Colin Kaepernick who they feel has…More

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