Look at God!!  The original Dorthy from The Wiz, singer Stephanie Mills, clicked her heels while in concert the other night and gave her fans a little look at Home, her home and the wondrous things that are going on there. Grammy Award Winning singer and single mother Stephanie Mills had the whole crowd shouting […]

Academy Award, Grammy winner, rapper Common has came from the Cotton Club in Chicago on Tuesday nights doing free style for free is now one of the 50 greatest rappers of all time.  But not only that ‘The Light’, Common, is one of the top actors, writers, and philanthropist of our times. The multicasted and blessed […]

As we approach “Domestic Violence Month” it’s important to know that through all things that God gives us the tools to heal through strength in him. And that includes laughter!! Comedienne and author Kiana Dancie shares that she has chosen to strengthen many things through her faith and laughter which led her to put it […]

Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer began venturing into the world of children’s books in 2013, and now she has released another installment from her Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective series called The Sweetest Heist in History.  She attended a book signing at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles to introduce the new project she authored, but […]


Walter Dean Myers, the author of more than 100 young adult and children books, died yesterday. He was 76 years old. “Walter’s many award-winning books…

The world has lost yet another one of its greatest examples of humanity, but fortunately, the work of Maya Angelou will carry on long after she presumably shimmies in to heaven to join the rest of Black brilliance now maintaining occupancy. RELATED: BREAKING: Maya Angelou Dead At 86 For most of us, we will forever be […]

Now that one of the most-renowned and influential voices of our time has been silenced, NewsOne looks back on Maya Angelou’s (pictured) fascinating life. Here are 20 things you likely don’t know about Dr. Maya Angelou. RELATED: BREAKING: Maya Angelou Dead At 86 1) Maya Angelou’s actual name was Marguerite Ann Johnson and her brother, Bailey […]

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has many of us wondering about her next major film role after “12 Years A Slave.” But, the star may have her sights on a starring role in a film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s third novel “Americanah,” which snagged the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction this month. Adiche, whose  TEDtalk “We should all […]

Musician and radio personality Keith Sweat is sharing his advice on love and relationships in his new book Make It Last Forever: The Do’s and the Don’ts. The title pretty much explains the whole concept of the book. As Keith told S2S, “It’s about what you should do in your relationship and what you shouldn’t […]

We guess best-selling author Alice Walker held out as long as she could but now she’s finally agreed to e-book her novels! “The Color Purple,” a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1983 is finally coming out as an e-book, as are most of her other work. Open Road Integrated Media, the digital company co-founded two years […]

Vanessa Williams will pen a book for women with her mother Helen Williams. The motivational book will focus on family, fear, success and loss. This past decade, Vanessa has regrouped and reinvented herself as a Hollywood power player. Taking risks has been her motto to success. “I was not only seen as a beauty queen, […]

Tyrese had a hard time getting a word in edgewise while sitting on Wendy’s couch. Why? Because he speaks the truth? He is promoting his new book “How to Get Out of Your Own Way”. There IS a double standard and ladies often hate on that fact. Look what happens when a man (Tyrese) tries to […]