www.goodblacknews.org   By: Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to Deadline.com, Queen Latifah and Jill Scott have signed on to the Lifetime TV movie about the Flint Water crisis. Latifah will executive produce the project, reuniting with “The Wiz Live” and “Steel Magnolias” producers Craig Zadan and...
www.espn.com ESPN News Service   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN-bbqLZxgY BOSTON -- Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell early Wednesday, Massachusetts...
www.dallasnews.com   By: Kate Hairopoulos and Sarah Mervosh   Rickey Dixon always hit hard. During his high school football days in Dallas, his career at the University of Oklahoma and his six seasons in the pros, he used his head to smash into his opponents —...
www.iloveoldschoolmusic.com By:   Ever since former President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, stepped down from their 8-year stint in the White House, they’ve been getting some much needed and well deserved rest, relaxation, and recuperation. After leaving office in January 2017, they’ve...
www.huffingtonpost.com By: Kim Bellware Reporter, The Huffington Post and Nick Visser Reporter, The Huffington Post   The suspect is accused of taking the life of an elderly man who just happened to cross his path. Authorities are still searching for a man suspected of shooting...
By Fred L Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net www.itunes.apple.com Tito Jackson has a storied career in music and having just finished the Tom Joyner 2017 cruise, Jackson decided to spend some down time in Tulsa, Okla. Jackson does have family here and...
www.theroot.com By Yesha Callahan   Comedian Charlie Murphy, the brother of Eddie Murphy, has passed away at the age of 57 after a long battle with leukemia. According to Murphy’s manager, he died in a New York City hospital. Murphy was born in Brooklyn, N.Y....
www.latimes.com By Maya Lau, Richard Winton, Laura J. Nelson and Matt Hamilton Contact Reporters   Karen Smith tied the knot in January with a man she had known for years. A pastor her own age with a military background, Cedric Anderson seemed like a man...
www.espn.com By Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer   DENVER -- Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's record for triple-doubles in a season in spectacular, storybook fashion. Westbrook's 42nd triple-double of the season was a 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance Sunday that...
www.newsone.com On Monday, she was struck by several cars on the way to visit her daughter in Wilmington, Delaware. Sadly, this week another sibling member of a well-known group has died. Brenda Jones, 62, of the Jones Girls was killed when...