AKRON, Ohio — An Akron homegrown musician was honored in a big way Thursday. Family and close friends of the late James Ingram, who died in January, gathered to watch officials dedicate a street in his honor, according to News 5 media partners at The Akron Beacon Journal . Council members Tara Samples and Veronica Sims unveiled […]

RITTMAN, Ohio – On a sun-splashed afternoon, so many people showed up on this Memorial Day to remember loved ones, it created a traffic jam at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. The father of Wilson Lathan’s Jr., a 30 year Navy veteran, lived to be 98 years old. Wilson Lathan Sr. spent […]

Ben & Jerry’s has released a brand new flavor celebrating Bob Marley’s legacy. It’s called Bob Marley’s One Love. It will be sold in Scoop Shops and grocery stores around the country. One Love incorporates banana ice cream with caramel and graham cracker swirls and fudge peace signs. READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy of WJW […]

LORAIN, Ohio – Police and other law enforcement officers from 19 states and parts of Canada gathered in Northeast Ohio Thursday to honor the life of Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Kenneth Velez. Velez, 48, was struck and killed Sept. 15 by a vehicle while conducting traffic enforcement on Interstate 90 in Cleveland. Tributes for officers […]

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016 of septic shock, and following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  His legacy in the ring and beyond will definitely last, but comedian and afternoon radio host D.L. Hughley questions those who are now honoring him as opposed to when he was alive, especially in […]

Beyonce rocked her hometown last night with a soulful tribute to the late Prince. Bey performed a powerful rendition of one of Prince’s most beloved songs “The Beautiful Ones.” A fan captured footage of Bey as she paid homage to The Purple One, something she’s done every night of her “Formation Tour” since his death. […]

Harriet Tubman isn’t the only African American or woman to get historic face time on U.S. currency. In addition to Tubman landing the $20 bill, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew also announced today that Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be added to bills as well. The back of the […]

From his debut in 1978 until his death on Thursday, April 21, Prince has made a huge impact in music, pop culture, and basically the entire universe.  His passing shocked everyone who thought he would continue longer pass the age of 57.  Even though he is now gone, his music will live on through tributes […]

CLEVELAND – It used to be held in Cleveland less often, but starting in 2018 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be in Cleveland every other year. People who visited the Rock Hall on Friday were able to see a simulcast of the induction, which was in New York this year. […]

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and BET Networks held its’ first annual awards show, the ABFF Awards. The ABFF an annual event dedicated to showcasing entertainment content made by and about people of African descent to a worldwide audience is celebrating 20 years this year. In a time during the hastag era of #OscarSoWhite, […]

(RNN) – Abe Vigoda, a character actor who portrayed a mobster inThe Godfather and a detective in the Barney Miller television series, died at his home Tuesday, according to his family. He was 94 years old. The Associated Press reported that Vigoda’s daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, said he died at his Woodland Park, NJ, home in his sleep. […]

A source with knowledge of the project says that “the torch has been passed to him” from Bowie.   Kanye West is reportedly in the process of recording an album of David Bowie’s music. According to reports, the US rapper hit the studio following the music icon’s death last week at the age of 69. […]