“Call His Name” with Kenny Lewis ft. Kim Burrell has been my Pick Hit of the week.  Kenny Lewis is an awesome gospel singer/songwriter who currently serves as the Minister of Music of St. John MB Church (Chicago, IL) for 17 years. Listen as Melissa talked to Kenny today about this single and new […]

Today Thursday April 4th is National Burrito Day and Moe’s, Qdoba, and Taco Bell all have deals. Here’s a list of deals: Moe’s Southwest Grill is offering guests a buy-one-get-one-free burrito bowl or burrito on Thursday. The offer is available when ordering online or in-store. Baja Fresh has BOGO burritos from April 1-4 for rewards […]

A listing of black owned businesses throughout the Triangle and surrounding areas in Raleigh, NC.

Newsone.com reports, two young black sisters were allegedly kicked out of their private Christian school in Ohio because the administrative pastor disapproved of the two girls having different fathers. According to a conversation Summer Grant, the girls’ mother said she recorded, Pastor John Wilson said he expelled the girls because he believed she (their mother) […]

You would think that after raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein would want to do nothing other than relax, but that’s not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school and this week she will accomplish a long-held goal when she graduates from the University of […]

The world’s highest-earning YouTube star is an elementary school kid who makes millions reviewing toys. Ryan, the 7-year-old “host” of Ryan ToysReview, a popular toy-review channel on YouTube, went from No. 8 to No. 1 on Forbes’ annual list of YouTube stars who are making the most money. According to Forbes, Ryan ToysReview has 17 […]

Imagine watching someone get down on one knee to propose, then start scrambling on his hands and knees.  Well that’s exactly what happened to a man who popped the question in Times Square, after police said he lost hold of the engagement ring, which fell through a sidewalk grate. After finding the ring, New York […]

A Utah family solved the mystery of more than $1,000 that disappeared.  They discovered the money in pieces in the home’s shredder, and found the culprit was their 2-year-old son. According to CNN, Ben and Jackee Belnap of Halladay had been saving money to pay back Ben’s parents for University of Utah football season tickets. […]

This weekend’s episode of “UNSUNG” on TV One will feature Regina Belle. The episode will air Sunday June 10th at 9pm. Unsung sheds light, through first-hand accounts, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage, on some of the most influential and talented R&B, soul, funk, hip hop, disco, and gospel artists of the last […]

Part of what makes the holiday season so special, is the memories created by traditions.  Here are a few Christmas Eve traditions you can try with the whole family: 1. Family sleepover: Everyone set up a sleepover in mom and dads room with twinkle lights, teepee, pillows and blankets. A fun way to spend Christmas […]