WATCH: What You Need To Know — January 18, 2021: King Day — Kamala Harris Resigns Historic Position — Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion Stimulus

1. King Day: Sing, Sing, Celebrate-and Serve 2 MINUTE READ   What You Need To Know: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, signed into law by Ronald Reagan in 1983, was first observed in 1986. The third … Read more…

Tamron Hall Let’s Us Know That She “Wasn’t Always A Mama,” Surprises Everyone By Doing #BussItChallenge

Source: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Getty If you haven’t been living under a rock, you definitely know the tune of rapper Erica Banks’ song “Buss It” when you hear it, and you’ll probably envision one of the many funny #BussItChallenge videos that … Read more…

‘I don’t know what I’d have done without it’: the hobbies helping people through lockdown

From stiles to greetings cards, map-making to whittling, niche interests have become a lifeline for people struggling through successive lockdowns It all started three years ago as an antidote to the angry, inflamed opinions on Twitter. I just thought, let’s … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — January 12, 2021: Trump Impeachment — Coronavirus Update — New Round Of PPP Loans

1. Democrats Press On with Trump Impeachment What You Need To Know: As the Trump administration draws to a close, the efforts to impeach Donald Trump are more concrete. Monday, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) attempted to pass an … Read more…

Michelle Obama: ‘We All Know’ What Would’ve Been Different If DC Rioters Were Black

“What if these rioters had looked like the folks who go to Ebenezer Baptist Church every Sunday?” the former first lady asked in a statement. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community | The Daily Show

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‘The Bachelor’ premiere: Everything to know about Matt James, who made history as the show’s first Black lead

“The Bachelor” kicked off a historic season with Matt James, who unlike leads in the past, has never been on a “Bachelor” franchise show. Lifestyle BEST DEAL UPDATE: 5 Star hotel Deals! Get $ 100 off with Coupon Code HWIZ100

WATCH: What You Need To Know — December 28, 2020: $600 On The Way — Coronavirus Update — Nigerian Students Released

1. Finally! Donald Trump Signed $ 900 Billion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill What You Need To Know: The coronavirus stimulus bill, negotiated by  his own team, sat on Donald Trump’s desk until Sunday evening.  After days of tweeting and protestations, Trump … Read more…

Everything to Know About the Bridgerton Books Behind Netflix’s Buzzy New Period Drama

Although the holidays this year will be socially distanced for many, fans of a certain breed of period drama can get their thrills at home with the Christmas Day release of Bridgerton, Shonda Rhimes’ soapy, sexy new romance series for … Read more…

Covid-19 Confusion: What You Need To Know About The Dueling Stay-At-Home Orders From L.A. City, L.A. County And The State Of California

After three separate Covid-19 stay-at-home orders in the past week, many Los Angeles residents are understandably confused. Very briefly, the orders emanate from the State of California, L.A. County and L.A.’s mayor. Counties and cities may be more restrictive than … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — December 4, 2020: Mixed Messaging in Georgia Runoff — Mrs. Rosa Parks — Obama, Clinton and Bush Say They Will Get Covid-19 Vaccine

1. Mixed Messaging in Georgia Runoff Elections Could Cost Senate GOP Its Majority  What You Need To Know: Days before Trump is scheduled to rally for Georgia Republicans on Saturday, his allies told attendees at a “Stop the Steal” gathering … Read more…

Geoff Schwartz: ‘I would be very concerned here to bet on Arizona, unless you know Kyler Murray is back to 100%’

Jason McIntyre and Geoff Schwartz discuss the Los Angeles Rams match-up against the Arizona Cardinals. Schwarz thinks the Los Angeless will cover and explains that Arizona’s success is dependent on whether or not Kyler Murray is healthy. FOX Sports Digital … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 26, 2020: Thankful For What I Got — Obama Talks The Black Community — Quarantine Time Period Could Be Shortened

1. Thankful For What I Got  What You Need To Know: Two songs have been running through my head this week, perhaps because they have been playing in my car each time I get in. The first is William DeVaughn’s … Read more…

We know that these vaccines are highly effective, as safe as others: Moncef Slaoui | ABC News

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“I Just Didn’t Know How To Go On Without Him”: Nasha Clark On Overcoming The Guilt Of Losing Her Brother To Suicide

Source: Photo by Cootchill Nelson/Courtesy of Nasha Clark Nasha Clark still remembers the day she found out her brother Marcus took his life as though it just happened. The memory is so graphic for her, she can recount the aromas … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 20, 2020: Red To Blue — Highest-Ranking Black Aide — Diddy’s Our Black Party

1. Biden-Harris Turned This Red State Blue What You Need To Know: Election officials confirmed Thursday night that President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Georgia. The win includes the state’s 16 electoral votes, putting the Democrat firmly over … Read more…

Faithless Electors & Trump – If You Don’t Know, Now You Know | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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WATCH: What You Need To Know — Nov. 16, 2020: Trump 2024? — Pandemic Spreads Like Wildfire — FBI Warns of White Supremacist 

1. Trump 2024 What You Need To Know: With apologies to poet Dylan Thomas, Donald Trump will not “go gentle into that good night.” Although…..during a recent coronavirus update, he did talk about the handling of the pandemic by the … Read more…

Emma Corrin: 5 Things To Know About The Gorgeous Actress Playing Princess Diana In ‘The Crown’

Emma Corrin is the actress everyone is talking about. The breakout star is playing Princess Diana in ‘The Crown’ season 4. Here’s what you should know about Hollywood’s next big thing. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping … Read more…

I Covered Congressional Races in Florida in 2018, and Boy Do I Know Why Trump Won the State in 2020

Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused her own party of incompetent campaigning, just days after a presidential election win, the reactions ran the full gamut from defensiveness to counter-criticism. But for me, the result was something … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 13, 2020: Biden Gaining Acceptance — Sterling Brown Settles $750K Lawsuit — New Obama Memoir 

1. Reluctant Acceptance by Some Republican Leaders  What You Need To Know: While still not speaking publicly about his loss of a second term as President, Donald Trump continues to tweet up a storm about voter fraud. 2. NBA Player … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 12, 2020: Georgia Voter Recount — Election Integrity Threatened — $55M Black Venture Capital Fund  

1. Georgia Secretary of State: Official Recount of 5 Million Votes What You Need To Know: One week after elections, the state of Georgia has not been called for either Donald Trump or Joe Biden. Wednesday Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced … Read more…

Phylicia Rashad and Anika Noni Rose test their holiday movie knowledge — Know Your Role

The two Jingle Jangle stars go head-to-head in our classic game, “Know Your Role,” as they try to guess classic holiday movies by their pictures. Read more… More about Netflix, Christmas, Mashable Video, Jingle, and Elf Entertainment BEST ENTERTAINMENT DEALS … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 11, 2020: Voter Fraud Claims — 200K Upcoming COVID Cases — Flint Residents $2B Lawsuit

1. Attorney General Supports Trump Voter Fraud Claims What You Need To Know: While just a handful of leading Republicans have issued their congratulations to Joe Biden for his projected win as President of the United States, the great majority … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 5, 2020: 300,000 Missing Ballots — 91,000+ New COVID-19 Cases — States Decriminalize Drugs

1. Joe Biden Implores Supporters to Keep The Faith as States Keep Counting What You Need To Know: The voting is over, but the counting of votes continues. The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket set a new record with more than … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 2, 2020: Voter Suppression Continues — Americans Face Another Lockdown — Protestors Seek Answers

1. Voter Suppression In Battleground State What You Need To Know: Acts of voter suppression are not letting up days before the end of Election 2020. 2. Caravan of Trump Supporters Surrounds Biden Campaign Bus In Texas  What You Need … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 29, 2020: Black Power at the Polls — Coronavirus Chronicles — High-Interest Rate Loans

1. Black Power at the Polls What You Need To Know: The messages of civic engagement and political action are getting across to Black people of all ages during this election season. 2. Kansas City Activist Keiajah Gabbrell Calls Out … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 28, 2020: Covid-19 Deaths Climb Again — Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality — Philadelphia Police Shooting

1. Jared Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality as ‘Complaining’ While African American Voters Flock to the Polls in Record Numbers What You Need To Know: White House adviser Jared Kushner and the Trump administration are facing backlash from many in the … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 14, 2020: 8 Million Covid-19 Cases — Faith Leaders Opposing Trump — ABC Travel Green Book

1. Supreme Court Nominee Hearing 2. Group of Faith Leaders From Both Sides of the Aisle Form Super PAC Opposing Trump What You Need To Know: During this crucial point in the presidential election, leaders of the Christian faith are … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 12, 2020: Black Business Opportunities — Texas Voter Suppression — A Mask-less Donald Trump

1. A Mask-less Donald Trump Appeared Before Black and Brown Conservatives on White House Lawn   What You Need To Know: A Saturday gathering marked the first Donald Trump event following his coronavirus diagnosis, hospitalization and release. 2. Texas Governor … Read more…

Here’s 5 Things You Need To Know If You Are Skeptical About Taking Antidepressants

Source: FatCamera / Getty During my time as a psychotherapist, I’ve seen that clients are often apprehensive towards taking psychotropic medication. When they explain why, they often cite reasons that are rooted in myths and stigmas about medication, specifically antidepressants.  … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 9, 2020: Trump Says No — Get Your Booty to the Polls — Coronavirus Update

1. Trump Says Virtually No Chance of a Virtual Debate What You Need To Know: Thursday morning’s announcement of a change in the next Presidential Debate, brought a swift reaction from Donald Trump: No. 2. 13 Charged In Plots Against … Read more…

Trey Songz Reveals Precious Moments With His Baby Boy Noah, 1, In New Music Video For ‘I Know A Love’

Welcome home, Trey Songz. Fans are celebrating Trey’s new album, ‘Back Home,’ which arrived with a very special music video starring none other than Trey’s baby boy! Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day Shipping + A Sweet Birthday … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 8, 2020: Harris vs. Pence — Census Extension — Michelle Obama Blasts Trump

1. Historic Vice Presidential Debate 2. Judge Orders Extension of Census Head Count Through October 31 What You Need To Know: A federal judge has issued an order that requires the U.S. Census Bureau to continue counting citizens for the … Read more…

London Film Festival is easier than ever to watch this year – here’s everything you need to know

While the coronavirus pandemic has led to some film festivals cancelling, some going entirely virtual, and some attempting to crack on as normal, the 64th London Film Festival is going with a hybrid model – so is both physical and … Read more…

Kenzo Takada, Fashion Designer Know for Bold, Free-Spirited Aesthetic, Dies at 81 Due to Complications From COVID-19

(PARIS) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 2, 2020: Two Steps Back for Donald Trump — Sisters in the Skies — Coronavirus Update

1. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for Donald Trump What You Need To Know: Just days after a campaign stop designed to talk directly with African American voters in Atlanta, Donald Trump scuttled whatever progress he made Friday with … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 30, 2020: Trump vs. Biden — $1M+ Global Deaths — Diversity Efforts Continue

1. Presidential Debates: Round One 2. Transcripts in Breonna Taylor Case to Be Released to the Public After Grand Juror Files Motion What You Need To Know: An unidentified grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case filed a motion on … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 23, 2020: 200,000+ Deaths — Bloomberg Funds Former Felons — Slavery Assignments

1. State of Emergency Declared in Louisville Before Decision In Breonna Taylor Case What You Need To Know: The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky has declared a state of emergency as the city awaits the decision in the Breonna Taylor case. … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 22, 2020: GOP Senators Take A Stand — Women Arrested For Ricin Letter — Mortgage Payments Delayed

1. Key GOP Senator Says She Opposes Taking Up a Supreme Court Nomination Before Election Day What You Need To Know: The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday set off a quick turn of events. 2. Woman … Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About Nurse Ratched Before Watching the New Netflix Show

When the world first meets Nurse Ratched, the cruel asylum nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she’s characterized in terrifying terms. She’s too comfortable unlocking doors, her movements sudden and unsettling. Cold air seems … Read more…

You’ll Never Believe These Fascinating Facts About Reese Witherspoon From 10 Things You Don’t Know

Reese Witherspoon is more than just a leading lady, she’s a pop culture icon. With many hit films, an Oscar win and a best-selling book under her belt, the 44-year-old actress and… E! Online (US) – Top Stories FASHION DEALS:

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 17, 2020: New Stimulus is Needed — Donald Trump Challenged — Black Families Purchase 97 Acres

1. On this Pelosi and Trump Can Agree: A New and Fatter Stimulus Plan is Needed What You Need To Know: Perhaps it was the ABC News Town Hall Tuesday night with real, concerned voters, perhaps he saw the What … Read more…

Charlie Sheen Wants You to Know He Had Nothing to Do with Denise Richards’ Decision to Quit ‘RHOBH’

Charlie Sheen thinks that ex-wife Denise Richards made the right call when she decided to quit ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ — but the decision was all her own. via Page Six: As rumors bubbled that the controversial actor may … Read more…

Cassie Randolph Granted Restraining Order Against Colton Underwood Everything We Know

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