Book Release: You’ll Be Back: A Memoir by Maria Beth Stanfield

DETROIT, Michigan — Maria Beth Stanfield released her all new memoir: “You’ll Be Back.” The preface written by Alicia McKay. You’ll Be Back is a raw and captivating story which paints a vivid picture of a young girl growing up in one of America’s toughest cities. Maria has an indomitable spirit that seeps through the…

Obama makes surprise visit at Michelle’s book tour in Washington

WASHINGTON D.C. — Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, made a surprise appearance at Michelle Obama’s book tour in Washington. He showed up with a bouquet of flowers during the former First Lady’s promotional event for her memoir, “Becoming,” in the nation’s capital on Saturday night. “This is like – you know when…

Diddy pledges $1 million for new charter school in the Bronx

BRONX,New York — Sean “Diddy” Combs has pledged $1 million to a network of charter schools for a new location in the Bronx. Capital Preparatory Schools has been approved to open in September with 160 6th- and 7th-graders. The goal is to expand to 650 students in grades six through 11 over five years, according…

Nicki Minaj Helps Students Pay Off Their Loans On Ellen

LOS ANGELES, California — Hip-hop star, Nicki Minaj, surprised three students during her visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show. During the end of the show, Nicki and Ellen pulled three fans out of the audience to give them each $50,000 to help pay off their student loans. In partnership with Wal-Mart, Nicki and Ellen gave…

Book Release: Moral Inventory by Tara Johnson

FORT MYERS, Florida —  Although born in New York, Author Tara Johnson has called Florida home for over thirty years. Writing has always been her outlet. Her home is her sanctuary and she is most complete when surrounded by family. Tara’s new book is entitled Moral Inventory. ABOUT MORAL INVENTORY Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth thought she had…

Meek Mill supplies Philly Students With School Supplies

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Just ahead of his upcoming performance at the Made In America Festival, Philly native Meek Mill teamed up with Puma to donate 6,000 backpacks equipped with school supplies. Twelve public schools, from elementary to high school, will receive the items that include pencils, notebooks, sharpeners and more, TMZ reports. “Growing up in…

Snoop Dogg Is Releasing His First Cookbook with All Cannabis-Free Recipes

LONG BEACH, California — Author, entrepreneur, rapper and co-host of Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party has penned his first cookbook, From Crook to Cook. The cookbook n will feature 50 of Snoop Dogg’s favorite recipes like baked mac and cheese, chicken and waffles and baby back ribs, and will be organized by meals and…