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Finga Licking: The hype is so real

The Seven Wonders of the World have mystified humankind for eons. Well, we may need to amend that list to add the eighth wonder—Finga Licking’s Mystery Drink ($3.25). Yes, this colorful kaleidoscope of liquid goodness will have you checking your ...

Bulls salute Olympic gold-winning alumna

Miami Northwestern Senior High alumna and Olympian Brianna Rollins was honored with her own day by her alma mater and the Miami-Dade community for winning the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2016 Rio Olympics last month.

Nigeria celebrates 56th independence

The unveiling of African names for a number of prominent South Floridians including State Rep. Daphne Campbell and the conferment of a chieftaincy title on Congresswoman Frederica Wilson will be a part of Nigeria’s 56th independence in South Florida.

Fall 2016 Television Guide

After the success of TV shows like “Scandal,” “Empire” and “The Have and Have Nots,” shows with a predominately Black cast or Black leads are trending upward. Here is a guide to the best new and returning shows airing this ...

Black TV stars make history at Emmy Awards

The 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards aired Sunday night and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” earned big prizes. Three Black stars won in acting categories. Plus, Beyoncé’s fans shared their curious reactions to the singer’s loss for “Lemonade.”

“ICONS” to feature Garth C. Reeves Sr.

The Black Archives presents the second installment of the quarterly coffee talk series “ICONS,” on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex, located at 819 NW Second Ave.

Hurricanes dominate Rattlers

Against Miami, Florida A&M had absolutely no answers. FAMU gave up a program-record 42 points in the third quarter and Miami had no trouble manhandling the Rattlers for a 70-3 victory here at Hard Rock Stadium Saturday, Sept. 3. The ...

Kanye West floats over the audience like Yeezus

There is no denying that Kanye West has one of the most brilliant and artistic minds in music today. For the first time since its February release, Kanye will bring to life songs from his seventh consecutive No. 1 album, ...

Respect the ‘Kings of the Streets’

Rappers Lil Boosie and Plies are bringing the “Kings of the Streets Tour” to the James L. Knight Center on Saturday, Sept. 17. Both rappers have been making great street music since their careers started and this concert should be ...

The Foxy Brown gets grandma’s approval

What does Pam Grier’s 1974 Blaxploitation film “Foxy Brown” have in common with a quaint brunch spot in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale? They both received the coveted Grandma’s approval! A nostalgic eatery, The Foxy Brown takes you back ...

‘I’ll Be Missing You:’ Bad Boy for life excites fans

For two hours fans stood, danced, rapped and sang along at the Miami stop of the Bad Boy Reunion Tour. Many Bad Boy Records artists such as Puff Daddy, Mase, 112, Lil Kim, Faith Evans, French Montana and others graced ...

Thick racial line thick in ‘Darktown'

Someone always has to be first. That can be a good thing, or a bad one. Good, if it’s a cafeteria, supermarket queue, electronics store, or conga line; better, if free samples are involved. Bad, in experiments, taste-testing, first-on-last-off and, ...

The Cigar Bar Business

The city of Miami Gardens has the largest Black population in the state along with being the third-largest municipality in Miami-Dade County, boasting more than 115,000 residents. Due to efforts of the city’s mayor and council, the 27th Avenue corridor ...

FMU women’s volleyball peaks

Wednesday, Sept. 7, marked a historic day for Florida Memorial University and its women’s volleyball team. The Lady Lions took the court against Florida National University (FNU) to be the first team to have a game in the new FMU ...

ARTSLAUNCH2016 is this Saturday

The Adrienne Arsht Center will hold it free all-day community event, ARTSLAUNCH2016, This Saturday. From Food Truck Invasion, live chef demos and tastings, an Annie-themed pet adoption truck, to the official Bad Boy Family Reunion Concert pre-party, the event has ...

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