Category: Urban News

Josette Simon Shares Why Her Latest Hit Crossfire Is A Binge Worthy Show

By Jim Williams 5. Anneika Rose (Abhi), Keeley Hawes (Jo), and Josette Simon (Miriam) in Crossfire. The new British show will be available to American audiences via BRITBOX. BRITBOX WASHINGTON —     You and your friends decide that it’s time for a vacation, you book a week at a lovely hotel on a warm tropical

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Capitalizing On Controversy, 40 Kanye West Owned Items Sold At Auction

By Chris Katje Rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is hugely popular with fans — and often lucrative for sellers.  To capitalize on the phenomenon, Julien’s Auctions held an Icons and Idols: Rock N Roll auction Nov. 11-13.  Items included everything from Bob Dylan’s piano to Don McLean’s 1967 paisley shirt, a Gibson Les Paul played by

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Gen Z’s Top Business Heroes Are Rihanna And Beyoncé

By Christine Achieng Odera Gen Z has listed their most inspirational business heroes, with Rihanna, and Beyoncé at the top. A poll of 2,000 young adults found they’re also inspired by the entrepreneurial exploits of David Beckham, Kylie Jenner, Elon Musk, and Ryan Reynolds. These names are held in high esteem because they’re passionate about

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How A Teacher-Turned-Actor Landed A Role In Biopic Film About The First Integrated Southern Church 

By Jacob Smith Starring in an independent film is a dream for many African Americans, but Josef Cannon thought that his status as a first-grade schoolteacher with a speech impediment would keep him from the big screen. But an unlikely series of events and his own perseverance led to Cannon turning his original writing role

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TikToker Gives Selfless Homeless Man A Makeover And A Roof Over His Head To Start Over

By Simona Kitanovska A TikToker gave a homeless man a complete makeover by shaving his beard, getting him access to a shower, and donating food and shelter. Activist Mahmoud Itani, 35, met Mounir when filming a video in which he was giving out donations made by his followers. Itani, who is based in Beirut, Lebanon,

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Devoted Brother Climbs Mountain In Blindfold Tribute To Blind Sister

By Simona Kitanovska A devoted brother climbed a mountain blindfolded during a three-day challenge to find out what his incredible blind sister faces every day. Brave Ed Smith, 21, said it was “pretty special” to walk in the footsteps of his blind-from-birth sibling, Harriet Smith, 31, while admitting the hair-raising feat was terrifying at times.

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Three Time’s A Charm For Desperate Woman Who Pulled Her Teeth

By Simona Kitanovska A desperate mother-of-two has pulled her own teeth out three times – after failing to get a dentist appointment from Britain’s National Health Service. Layla Waters, 52, contacted every National Health Service dentist within 70 miles of her house in England but couldn’t get a face-to-face appointment in over two years. After

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