Popverse’s top stories of the day With his work for both Marvel and DC over the past few years, Phillip Kennedy Johnson has demonstrated his ability to write about the best of us — Superman, in his Action Comics run — and the monster inside us all, with his current Incredible Hulk run. Now, […]

During a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Vice President Kamala Harris vowed that the United States would help Ukraine in its war against Russia for “as long as it takes” as fighting in the region continues and nears its second anniversary. “So, as we move forward, the President and I […] will continue to […]

Actress Whoopi Goldberg, featured in African American Lives, premiering on PBS In celebration of Black History Month, PBS will debut African American Lives on Wednesday, February 1, 2006. The four-part series, a co-production of Thirteen/WNET New York and Kunhardt Productions, traces the family trees of an accomplished group of African Americans, including actress Whoopi Goldberg, […]

In a historic change of command ceremony, the first Black woman took command Friday of a Fort Eustis joint task force responsible for civil support and mission leadership during disasters. Army Col. Tanya McGonegal became the 13th commander of U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Task Force-Civil Support in Newport News. McGonegal is not only the first […]

Zac Posen and his friend Ryan Murphy had been itching to collaborate on a project for years. “We hadn’t really found the right one,” Posen tells Vogue. But the stars eventually aligned for episode three of Feud: Capote vs. The Swans, which premieres tonight. Murphy summoned Posen to set, where he watched Calista Flockhart-as-Lee Radziwill […]

  The Pentagon’s top China official, Michael Chase, concluded two days of talks Tuesday with Chinese Maj. Gen. Song Yanchao, as Taiwan approaches a consequential election day Saturday and tensions in the Indo-Pacific have skyrocketed following Chinese clashes with the Philippines.   Song, China’s deputy director of the Central Military Commission Office for International Military […]

America’s eyes will be on Houston on Monday, January 8, as the city hosts the College Football Playoff National Championship game at NRG Stadium, broadcast live on ESPN. Houston, notably, scores the championship game as the College Football Playoffs toast 10 years. The game sees No. 1-ranked Michigan Wolverines — who bested Alabama in the […]

In 1987, writer/director Robert Townsend released Hollywood Shuffle, a satire that confronted the racial stereotypes of Black people in movies and TV. Thirteen years later, writer/director Spike Lee made a similar film with Bamboozled, going even further in his critiques of the industry. Twenty-three years after that, it’s clear that, despite some advances, the issue […]

Friday is the final day of the 2024 IIHF World Junior Championship, which is being held at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. The United States and Sweden will play for the gold medal at 1:30 p.m. ET, NHLN, TSN. Consolation game Tomas Hamara (Ottawa Senators) scored at 18:19 of the third period and Czechia rallied for […]

President Joe Biden is taking credit for what the Biden-Harris administration says has been a boom for Black-owned small businesses, which have seen the fastest-growing pace in over 30 years. “I’m here to celebrate the progress we’re making support Black small businesses here and around the country,” Biden said on Wednesday during his trip to […]

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