Midday's with Shaila

Tyrese is amazing for this!! This week, Compton teen Lorenzo Murphy, also known as Zo The Motivator, revealed to his followers that Tyrese has invested into his college experience. He will be attending Morehouse College. Tyrese also praised Murphy on his Instagram, praising him...
A new generation will finally be introduced to one of Disney's greatest film series. "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar" will premiere in November on the Disney Channel as a precursor to the 2016 series "The Lion Guard." The movie will feature the voices of Rob Lowe and...
Black Hollywood's favorite lady, Ava Duvernay is being honored!! “Selma” director Ava DuVernay will receive the Freedom Award handed out by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Also set to receive an award, is activist and educator Ruby Bridges- Hall and Freedom Rides...
Now, he paints beautiful portraits using both hands to hold his paintbrush . “I started painting because I was trying to solve a problem,” Desmond Blair said. “I tried writing with my feet, with my mouth, and eventually, somehow, I figured out how to write with both my hands.”...
Misty Copeland is the latest coverstar for the September issue of Essence Magazine. The beautiful ballerina recently made history by becoming the first African American ballerina to be a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater. She recently told ESSENCE: “I never knew...
It seems like the cast of "The Wiz" LIVE has been growing everyday. Two more A-listers have joined the stellar cast. As of today, Uzo Aduba and Amber P. Riley have been added to the cast for NBC's version of the broadway hit. "We look forward to showcasing the amazing musical...
Mimi is making her to one of FOX's hottest shows! Word is buzzing across the internet that Mariah Carey is the latest star to join the cast of EMPIRE. Lee Daniels announced that Mariah Carey had signed on for a guest starring role on season two of the hit show. No word on her...
On October 9th, Bill Cosby is set to give what will probably be the toughest monologue of his life. Bill Cosby has been ordered to make his first court appearance since last November, when dozens of women began coming forward accusing the actor of rape and sexual assault. Cosby...