Category: Entertainment

Charlie Murphy, "Chappelle's Show" Star Passed at 57 After Leukemia Battle 1

Charlie Murphy, “Chappelle’s Show” Star Passed at 57 After Leukemia Battle

Charlie Murphy, the beloved comedian, writer and older brother of Eddie Murphy, has died after a battle with leukemia. Murphy was 57 years old. The first time I noticed Charlie Murphy was on the movie “CB4” as Gusto, at the time I had know idea that he was Eddie Murphy’s older brother. Murphy’s most celebrated […]

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5 Fascinating Facts About Nichelle Nichols 2

5 Fascinating Facts About Nichelle Nichols

I remember as a kid watching Star Trek for the first time. Upon mostly caucasian white males and Mr. Sulu aka George Takei, I was taken aback when I saw this beautiful African American Lady on board of the Starship Enterprise. My first thought was “A black person in outer space” that was a first in […]

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54 Black Owned Bookstores in America 5

54 Black Owned Bookstores in America

A couple of months ago, we at BlackCoffy.com posted a list of black owned banks in America, asking everyone to support our black organizations. We also have a list of black owned book stores in America that need our support as well. Please browse our list below and please support. Thank you. Here are 54 Black […]

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What We Can Learn From the Mississippi State Women's Basketball Team 6

What We Can Learn From the Mississippi State Women’s Basketball Team

I have to be honest, I am not a big college basketball fan anymore. In my younger days I was really into the college basketball scene. As we get older and require a lot of responsibility, it increasingly becomes a little hard to keep up with everyday current events. Unfortunately on this day March 31, […]

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Rock n Roll Pioneer  Chuck Berry Passes At 90 7

Rock n Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Passes At 90

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who established the form and the themes of the music with his slyly funny, rhythmically propulsive ’50s hits, such as “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode,” has died in Missouri. He was 90. St. Charles County police responded to a call placed at around 12:40 p.m. […]

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Joni Sledge, of Sister Sledge, Has Died at 60 9

Joni Sledge, of Sister Sledge, Has Died at 60

Joni Sledge, a longtime Phoenix-area resident who was a member of the family act behind the beloved ’70s disco anthem “We Are Family,” was found dead Friday at her home in the Valley. She was 60. The group announced the news on their Facebook page Saturday night: “Yesterday, numbness fell upon our family. We are saddened […]

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Lessons We Should Learn From Cathy Hughes 11

Lessons We Should Learn From Cathy Hughes

After listening to Cathy Hughes on NPRs “How I built this” Podcast. I couldn’t have been more inspired with her remarkable story. A lot of lessons were learned during her illustrious journey to becoming the first African-American woman to head a publicly traded corporation. Visualize Your Dreams Cathy Hughes had a vision of what she wanted […]

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R&B Group Xscape Is Planning A Reunion 12

R&B Group Xscape Is Planning A Reunion

Bring Back That Good ole R&B! Glad to see these ladies back together after so many years. I know a lot of fans have been waiting on this reunion for quite some time. Let’ bring back our 80s and 90s groups back to the forefront of music. Ready to make History again with my girls […]

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Russell Westbrook and Wife Announce They’re Expecting Their First Child 13

Russell Westbrook and Wife Announce They’re Expecting Their First Child

Russell Westbrook is going to be a father. The Thunder point guard announced in an Instagram post on Wednesday that he and his wife, Nina, are expecting their first child. He shared a photo to make the news public along with the May due date. -5/2017- 🙏🏾 A post shared by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on […]

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Warriors Visit National Museum of African American History 14

Warriors Visit National Museum of African American History

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Oprah For President! 15

Oprah For President!

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Lessons We Should Learned From Cathy Hughes 16

Lessons We Should Learned From Cathy Hughes

After listening to Cathy Hughes on NPRs “How I built this” Podcast. I couldn’t have been more inspired with her remarkable story. A lot of lessons were learned during her illustrious journey to becoming the first African-American woman to head a publicly traded corporation. Visualize Your Dreams Cathy Hughes had a vision of what she wanted […]

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What Can We Learn From Kevin Durant's Return to OKC 17

What Can We Learn From Kevin Durant’s Return to OKC

On Saturday night Feb. 11, 2017, Kevin Durant returned to Oklahoma City after playing for the Thunder franchise from 2008 to 2016. Although Durant’s return was highly anticipated, it never reached the levels of Lebron James return to Cleveland during his time as a Miami heat. We all can learn a thing or two from professional […]

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Soundtrack Sunday “Soul Food” 19

Soundtrack Sunday “Soul Food”

Soul Food is the soundtrack to the 1997 film, Soul Food. It was released on September 16, 1997 through LaFace Records and mainly consisted of R&B music with a bit of some hip hop. Soundtrack List Please leave your comments on your thoughts about this soundtrack 1. “A Song for Mama” (Boyz II Men) Babyface […]

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Cynthia Erivo Set To Star In 'Harriet' Tubman Biopic 20

Cynthia Erivo Set To Star In ‘Harriet’ Tubman Biopic

The biopic focuses on Tubman as she helps others escape slavery as she did through the Underground Railroad. In addition to her famed work helping slaves get to freedom, Tubman also fought for the right to vote for women and was a spy for the Union during the Civil War. Erivo is known for her […]

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Martellus Bennett Won't Be Visiting The Whitehouse 21

Martellus Bennett Won’t Be Visiting The Whitehouse

Althought I am not a New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks fan.  I’ve vaguely followed Martellus and his brother Michael Bennet. Michael Bennet is currently playing for the Seattle Seahawks.  The Bennet brothers are intelligent as well as outspoken when discussing topics off the field. I would not be surprised to see the Bennetts hosting […]

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Beyonce Jayz Are Expecting Twins 22

Beyonce Jayz Are Expecting Twins

We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 1, 2017 at 10:39am PST

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Jill Scott Releases Card Collection With Hallmark 23

Jill Scott Releases Card Collection With Hallmark

Known for her nice soultry voice with a soothing poetic soulful vibe. Jill Scott is partnering with Hallmark to create the Jill Scott Collection. “The Mahogany brand is genuine, progressive and optimistic – values that are important to me and reflected in my music and poetry, and now, through my card collection,” said Jill Scott. […]

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Michael Smith, Jemele Hill To Host SportCenter Starting Feb. 6 24

Michael Smith, Jemele Hill To Host SportCenter Starting Feb. 6

I am very happy to see these guys move to ESPN Sportcenter. The changing of the guard has arrived. ESPN is definitely trying to catch up with the times due to falling ratings & subscribers. It will be very refreshing to see Michael Smith & Jemele Hill on ESPN every evening after getting home from […]

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ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO SMOKEY ROBINSON TO AIR ON PBS 26

ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO SMOKEY ROBINSON TO AIR ON PBS

  “As a singer, songwriter, producer and record executive, Smokey Robinson is a musical legend,” said Acting Librarian of Congress David S. Mao. “His rich melodies are works of art—enduring, meaningful and powerful. And he is a master at crafting lyrics that speak to the heart and soul, expressing ordinary themes in an extraordinary way. […]

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Actress Octavia Spencer Buys Out Theater For Low Income Families 27

Actress Octavia Spencer Buys Out Theater For Low Income Families

You gotta just love actress Octavia Spencer. Spencer bought out tickets to the Los Angeles showing of the movie “Hidden Figures” for low income families. It was a very nice jesture to her supporting fan base. My mom would not have been able to afford to take me and my siblings. So, I’m honoring her […]

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Serena Williams Dance Studio Commercial 28

Serena Williams Dance Studio Commercial

The new Serena Williams commercial consist of a “Do It For Yourself” Theme. Serena is expressing how not to be so serious in life and being comfortable letting loose every once in a while. “Sometimes we are all so serious and we forget to have fun – and I know that’s me a lot of […]

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D.L. Hughley Blasts President Trump 29

D.L. Hughley Blasts President Trump

D.L. Hughley went in on President Donald Trump “Having a comedian a rapper and a football player [Harvey, Ray Lewis, Jim Brown, and Kanye West] out to talk about the concerns of the community…you know why you have a comedian, a rapper, and a football player…? Because that’s the positions you’re used to seeing us […]

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Bell Biv DeVoe Returns with New Album 31

Bell Biv DeVoe Returns with New Album

Bell Biv Devoe has return to the music scene in 2017. The New Edition  members Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell and Ronnie DeVoe are back with their new album entitled Three Stripes. It has been 15 years since BBD has recorded a studio album. Three Stripes is set for release on January 27.

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