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News Flashes 04.12.22: New Stranger Things Trailer, Michaeljohn Horne & Thomas E. Jones Youth Housing, and JoJo Siwa vs. Nickelodeon

Today we talk about the new Stranger Things trailer, the Michaeljohn Horne & Thomas E. Jones Youth Housing center in Los Angeles, and JoJo Siwa’s beef with Nickelodeon. A Brand New Stranger Things Trailer We didn’t think we could get anymore excited, but we are losing our minds after the new Stranger Things trailer dropped earlier today. The trailer has elements that make it feel like a horror movie, clearly showing us that things are about to get a lot messier before this is all over. The kids aren’t kids anymore and they are facing their own challenges while, you… Read more »


Black to the Future: Picking Up the Torch

Often, when we celebrate Black History Month we think about the Civil Rights leaders and activists of long ago. I remember being in elementary school and feeling like racism was a thing of the past because of the way it was taught. It would be great if we could just talk about social injustices as something that happened long ago but no longer. However, the fact that just this weekend I saw a “White Lives Matter” shirt at an event, means that people still aren’t understanding. All of February, we see quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.… Read more »


News Flashes 02.10.22: Bob Saget Update, Dolly Parton Gives Back, Obi-Wan Kenobi Release Date, and Remembering Betty Davis

Today we talk about the cause of Bob Saget’s passing, Dolly Parton paying for employees’ college tuition, Obi-Wan Kenobi’s release date, and we remember the life of Betty Davis. Bob Saget’s Cause of Death Over a month after Bob Saget passed away, his family has announced his cause of death. The actor and comedian was on tour and in a hotel in Orlando, where it seems he hit his head on something and went to sleep. The injury caused a brain bleed that ultimately led to his death. Immediately after his death, no one suspected foul play. On top of… Read more »


News Flashes 01.24.22: Bob Dylan Sells Catalog, Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy a Boat, and iHeartRadio’s “Living Black”

Today we talk about Bob Dylan selling his catalog to Sony, Pete Davidson and Colin Jost’s newest purchase, and how iHeartRadio is celebrating Black History Month. Bob Dylan Sells His Catalog Bob Dylan has officially sold his entire catalog to Sony. Apparently the deal has been done since last summer but was just announced today. There has been a long line of major artists selling their music recently, including David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen. Dylan has worked with Sony for six decades so it only seems fitting that this is where his music permanently ends up. Sony will not only… Read more »


News Flashes 10.21.21: Solange’s Library, Mariah Carey’s Christmas Rules, Facebook Rebranding, and Red Bull SoundClash

Today we talk about Solange providing access to rare books written by authors of color, Mariah Carey’s stance on if we can start celebrating Christmas, Facebook’s new name change, and the return of Red Bull SoundClash. Solange’s New Public Library for Rare Books We have heard of widespread classic books likeTo Kill a Mockingbirdor 1984. However, there are so many works out there that are hardly ever touched. Especially if they are considered rare books. Solange and her studio Saint Heron have opened up a community library that will allow people to check out rare books by Black and Brown… Read more »


News Flashes 09.09.21: BTS Hits One Billion, Beyoncé and Jay Z Create New Scholarship, Facebook’s New Glasses, and Remembering Michael K. Williams

Today we talk about BTS’ “Fake Love” music video hitting a billion views, Beyoncé and Jay Z’s new scholarship program, the new Facebook glasses, and we remember Michael K. Williams. — — BTS Hits One Billion “Fake Love” Views BTS has hit a huge milestone: The “Fake Love” music video now has one billion (yes, that is billion with a “B”) views on YouTube. This is their fifth video to hit the billion mark. The first four being: “Dynamite”, “Boy With Luv”, “DNA”, and “MIC Drop”. The “Fake Love” video has been out for three years and is one of… Read more »

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