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  Queen Latifah has been tapped to receive the Prince Rainier III Award for her charitable efforts and dedication to the arts at the 2016 Princess Grace Awards Gala. Fashion for Relief founder and supermodel Naomi Campbell is set to host the event Oct. 24 at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York; the evening will include […]

On September 17th  “An Evening to Celebrate Greatness” at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, actress and honored AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her dedicated commitment to raising HIV/AIDS awareness and erasing the hate and stigma still connected to the disease. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian […]

R&B music icon Smokey Robinson will be the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The award honors a “living musical artist’s lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations,” a press release said. Previous recipients […]

Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguished Professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been selected to receive the 2016 Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia. She is the author of many collections of poetry, children’s books, and works of nonfiction. Professor Giovanni will be honored at ceremonies […]

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has received an honorary prize named for another Nobel winner, the late Saul Bellow. PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Morrison has been given the $25,000 PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American fiction. Morrison, 85, is known for such novels as […]

11-year-old activist, Marley Dias, will be honored with the “Dream Big Award” on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the fifth annual 2016 International Pretty Brown Girl Day celebration at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Frustrated with the lack of diversity in the books that she was assigned to read at school, 11-year-old Marley Dias conceptualized the […]

Legendary gospel singer/actress Tamela Mann and Irene Gandy, a trailblazing Broadway publicist, are superwomen – the reason they’re among the women receiving the “Salute Her:…

Eddie Murphy refused to play Bill Cosby during SNL 40 because “there’s nothing funny about it. If you get up there and you crack jokes…

 (Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty) Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson, 90, accepted a lifetime achievement award from the Alliance for Women in Media at its 40th annual Gracies…

  Gospel star and Howard University School of Divinity alumnus, Earnest Pugh, best known for the #1 gospel radio hits “I Need Your Glory” and…

*Political analyst and Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson on Saturday, April 11 announced that the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will…