AAFCA (African American Film Critics Association) is bringing the magic of Motown films to the small screen. The organization continues its partnership with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with AAFCA Presents: Motown Productions. Starting tonight, AAFCA member Christopher Witherspoon joins TCM host Alicia Malone to screen and discuss the classic Motown films The Last Dragon, Lady Sings The Blues and Mahogany.   “We are […]

Tom Joyner Morning Show

Pioneering songwriter and producer Sylvia Moy has died in her home state of Michigan. Moy was the first woman to work as a producer for the legendary Motown Records and has been recognized for her talents behind the scene countless times. Her name might not be familiar to those outside the music industry, but her […]


After over nine hours of meeting Republican and Democratic leaders in the state could not devise a concrete plan for a repeal.


A poll conducted by Monmouth University showed that more Blacks are concerned with access to economic opportunity than civil rights.


The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is calling on the Motown family to help Flint, Michigan residents during the manmade water crisis. Flint’s water supply…


Famed director and screenwriter Wes Craven passed away. Craven died at his home after a long bout with brain cancer. He was 76-years-old.


NEW YORK  — Ne-Yo has a dream: He believes the record industry is segregated, and has hopes of changing that as the new senior vice president of artists and repertoire for Motown Records. Even though Motown’s legend is rooted in black music, it was music that appealed to everyone, helping to unite a nation in […]


The Rev. Al Sharpton and his organization, the National Action Network, will be leading a number of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day festivities in New York City this weekend. RELATED: NewsOne’s MLK Day Brotherhood Awards! SEE ALSO: Black Latinos Talk Struggles On Monday morning, January 16, Sharpton will be joined by Motown Records founder Berry […]


Detroit’s 105.9 KISS-FM and many Kiss listeners honored Michael Jackson on Saturday with a special ‘flash mob’ gathering to commemorate the anniversary of his passing. Although they ran into a few unhappy security guards, the crowds were in awe as the ‘Kiss Krew’ took over the streets of Detroit dancing to a mash up of […]


Singer, songwriter and record producer Harvey Fuqua, an early mentor of Marvin Gaye, dies at 80-years-old. Click inside for a look back at his musical accomplishments and more.


Temptations singer Ali-Ollie Woodson passed away this weekend and today 1230AM WDBZ The Buzz plans to remember him in a special way. Details inside now.