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‘Trust Me You Don’t Want This,’ Comedian Tweets

Comedian and actor Chris Rock revealed Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19, and he is using the opportunity to urge others to get vaccinated against the virus.

Music Lovers Reunite At Capital Jazz Fest 2021

After a 24-month COVID hibernation, the Capital Jazz Fest reconvened as a special edition at Merriweather Park in Symphony Woods in Columbia, Maryland. Normally an annual June event, which was canceled in 2020, the fest took place on September 4th and 5th—with a few modifications.

Beyoncé And Jay-Z Team With Tiffany & Co. For HBCU Scholarships

The Carters are bringing some love to five historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

Michael K. Williams, Star Of ‘The Wire’ And ‘Lovecraft Country’ Dead At 54

Williams received three Primetime Emmy awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his work in Bessie (2015), The Night Of (2016) and When They See Us (2019). The thespian also won a Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Ensemble in Television for his role as Chalky White on Boardwalk Empire and most recently won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Montrose Freeman in Lovecraft Country.

Beyoncé And Jay-Z Making More History

The pop queen becomes the first African American woman to wear the diamond, which had previously adorned Audrey Hepburn in publicity photos for the 1961 blockbuster film, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

Never Gonna Snow Again

He’s a man about town. A lanky masseur in a tony neighborhood in Warsaw’s metro area. A Ukrainian immigrant. A foreigner. Not overly handsome, but magnetic. That’s the main character in this bedroom community slow-burning farce about a man whose sensitive hands rub Polish people the right way.

Respect

This project stars Jennifer Hudson, the singer who was handpicked by Franklin to play her. Like a Queen anointing a princess, Franklin deemed: “I've made my decision, and it is you, young lady, who I want to play me.” That endorsement makes this Respect the quintessential Franklin biodrama and any others, not so much.

Tito Jackson’s New CD Targets Civil Unrest, Features A Host of Superstars

“It’s a thing with the Jacksons that we’ve always tried to go for harmony, peace, and love throughout the world,” Jackson asserts. “This is just another limb on that tree.”

Rihanna Tops $1 Billion In Net Worth

“She is creating a brand outside of herself. It’s not just about Rihanna. Even if you don’t like her music, she’s created a real style in the fashion and beauty space.”

Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Named Best Music Video Of All Time By Rolling Stone

The publication wrote, "If Beyoncé's self-titled visual album established her as one of the greatest artists of all time, her surprise-released 'Formation' video (and ensuing album Lemonade) marked her as one of the most important."

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Podcast: Unvaccinated Promoter‘s Battle With COVID

Rhythm & News interview with Anthony Tibbs, a local promoter/marketer in Seattle, about his battle with COVID. Tibbs was undecided about getting vaccinated at the time he contracted the deadly virus.

Strickland Secures House Passage Of Over 20 Provisions To Support Military Families & Servicemembers

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4350, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Vaccine Inequality Is A ‘Global Crisis’ Says UN Official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide.

Late-Night Hosts Join Forces To Raise Awareness To Climate Change

Seven late-night hosts focused their shows on climate change during Climate Week NYC, a summit to promote climate solutions.

King County Library System Offers A Multitude Of Student Resources

The King County Library System (KCLS) offers many online programs, services and resources to help students of all ages succeed. King County students who attend schools within the KCLS service area (outside the city of Seattle) automatically receive a KCLS student account.