Author Archives: Tonya Garcia

‘The Wire’s Isiah Whitlock Jr. Is Crowdfunding A Bobblehead Doll That Says His Signature Line

“Sheeeeeeee-it.”

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Jail After 1.5 Years

He might be serving the rest of his 30-month sentence at a halfway house.

Codeblack Films, USC Launch Scholarship Program For Diverse Students

Black students will be a priority for this program.

UPDATE: Serena Williams Withdraws From BNP Paribas Open

Williams was out with a knee injury.

Family Of Comedian Killed In Tracy Morgan Crash To Receive $10M From Wal-Mart

The settlement was higher than expected.

Civil Rights Organization Race Forward Offers Partnership With Starbucks, ‘USA Today’

Do you think Starbucks should take them up on the offer?

Russell Simmons To Produce A Hip-Hop Broadway Musical

Hip-hop musicals don’t have such a great Broadway track record.

“Think Like A Man Too” Executive Producer Rob Hardy Hires Former “Ebony” Editor Mitzi Miller

She left ‘Ebony” to pursue TV and film opportunities.

‘Ebony’ To Publish A March/April Double Issue After An Advertiser Dispute Prompts It To Skip A Month

CEO Desiree Rogers says the resolution is in Johnson Publishing’s favor.

Mariah Carey Heads To Epic Records

A greatest hits album is already in the works.