Top Five Stories for March 18, 2020
Learn about Kevin Durant's COVID-19 diagnosis and more.
BET's Black History Month Future 40: Camille Thurman
Saxophonist and vocalist Camille Thurman talks about being inspired by jazz history, being brought to tears by a fan and encouraging others to follow their passion.
Black Excellence Trilogy: Astronauts
Historically, African Americans have lacked opportunities in the field of space travel, but Guion Bluford, Mae Jemison and Jessica Watkins are changing that narrative.
LeBron James Offers Support During Coronavirus Pandemic
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James vows to keep his Akron, Ohio, I Promise School network open to assist students and families during the coronavirus pandemic.
Zion Williamson Vows to Help Arena Workers
New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson announced plans to pay workers at the Smoothie King Center arena who are being impacted by the NBA's coronavirus shutdown.
Meet Charmaine and Neek's Baby Girl
Black Ink Crew Chicago's Charmaine and Neek recently welcomed their baby daughter Nola Glenda Bey to the world, named in honor of Charmaine's late mother.
Idris Elba Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Golden Globe Award-winning actor Idris Elba took to Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus, despite not showing any symptoms.
How the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Black Community
Dr. Stephanie Miles-Richardson weighs in on the challenges that the coronavirus poses to the African-American community, including health risks and group exposure.
Is Charlamagne Tha God Leaving "The Breakfast Club"?
Page Six reports "The Breakfast Club" co-host Charlamagne Tha God's contract ends in December, and he's considering leaving the show.
Taye Diggs Teases a TV Sequel to "The Best Man"
While on "The Talk," Taye Diggs hints that he's chatted with "The Best Man" director Malcom Lee about a possible streaming series based on the 1999 cult classic film.
Cynthia Bailey Claps Back at Kenya Moore for Roasting Her
Things got heated on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" when Kenya Moore questioned costar and Bailey Wine Cellar owner Cynthia Bailey's knowledge of the wine industry.
Top Five Stories for March 18, 2020
Kevin Durant is diagnosed with COVID-19, President Obama thanks health care workers, Cardi B tops the charts, Ciara and Russell Wilson donate food, and John Legend performs.
5 Facts About Surgeon General Jerome Adams
Learn about current U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the fourth African American to hold the position and a man who will play a key role in the COVID-19 response.
Zoe Kravitz Claps Back at Instagram Comments
Actress Zoe Kravitz responded to Instagram followers who wondered if she was lightening her skin.
Billy Porter's Handwashing Ritual Involved a $2K Fur Coat
A stylish Billy Porter joins Gloria Gaynor, Mariah Carey and other celebrities who have taken to social media as self-appointed ambassadors of proper handwashing.
North West Dances with That Girl Lay Lay in Viral TikTok
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's daughter North West recently teamed up with That Girl Lay Lay for an adorable TikTok dance video set to the viral rap star's song "Mama."
COVID-19 and African Americans: 5 Ways to Protect Ourselves
Dillard University's Dr. Corey Hebert offers advice for African Americans on what symptoms to look out for and ways to boost immune systems during the coronavirus pandemic.
Joseline Hernandez Loses Custody of Daughter to Stevie J.
Reality star Joseline Hernandez is inconsolable when she learns that her ex Stevie J. has been given custody of their three-year-old daughter Bonnie Bella.
Why Vanessa Bryant Needs a Judge to Amend Kobe's Trust
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of late NBA star Kobe Bryant, has filed legal documents to include her youngest daughter Capri in a trust fund Kobe established in 2003.
Tyler Perry Makes a Special COVID-19 Request
Media mogul Tyler Perry took to Instagram to offer encouragement and prayers to others during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
NBA Defends Access to COVID-19 Testing After Backlash
Amid accusations of receiving special treatment, NBA commissioner Adam Silver maintains the league was following the recommendations of public health officials.
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