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Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story

Airing: Saturday, March 29th 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Description: Told by her daughter, vocalist Lisa Simone Kelly, Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story is a touching, intimate look at life, work and genius of jazz composer, pianist,  vocalist and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Whether it was a song she composed or one she interpreted, Nina had the ability to communicate its meaning beyond words. She excavated the essential soul of every song that she sang. Whether it [ ... ]

Fukushima radiation could reach Pacific Coast

By David Perlman via http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Fukushima-radiation-could-reach-Pacific-coast-by-5264277.php Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has not yet reached ocean waters along the Pacific coast, but low levels of radioactive cesium from the stricken Japanese power plant could arrive by April, scientists reported Monday. Dr. Roger Gilbert collects seawater near Fort Bragg in an effort to monitor for radiation contamination. Photo: Roger Gilbert The report came even as some Internet sites continue claiming that dangerously radioactive ocean water from Fukushima is showing up along [ ... ]

McDonald’s slashes Mighty Wings Price

For McDonald’s (MCD), the Mighty Wings have gone to the bargain bin, relatively speaking. After tepid sales during a promotion late last year left the company with what The Wall Street Journal reported was 10 million unsold wings, the restaurant operator is back with a pricing cut that’s meant to remove the excess. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/mcdonalds-slashes-mighty-wings-price/";var hupso_title_t="McDonald's slashes Mighty Wings Price";

Smartphone Apps That Celebrate Black History

African Americans have made great accomplishments in the worlds of science, entertainment, politics and beyond. Check out these Black History Month apps to learn how their contributions have helped shape America. There’s more to Black History Month than reciting Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. And, sure, you’ve heard about Rosa Parks, George Washington Carver and Madame C.J. Walker. But what about Garrett A. Morgan, Otis Boykin or Lonnie G. Johnson? Use your [ ... ]

Illlmatic 20th Anniversary Edition Release

Famed rapper Nas has been quoted saying “He would be releasing a sequel to his critically acclaimed debut album Illlmatic titled Illmatic XX”.  The 20th anniversary of Nas’s debut album is around the corner, sources say the album is already available on Itunes for pre-orders and it features unreleased remixes, original album tracks plus unreleased versions of “I’m Villain”. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/illlmatic-20th-anniversary-edition-release/";var hupso_title_t="Illlmatic 20th [ ... ]

Black History Quick Fact – J.C. Watts Jr.

Over 18 years ago J.C. Watts became the first African American selected to respond to the State Of The Union Address. The Oklahoma native was born Julius Caesar “J.C.” Watts, Jr.  In 2002, Watts declined to run for re–election to the 108th Congress (2003–2005), citing a desire to spend more time with his family, who had remained in Oklahoma during his tenure in Washington. “This business is hard on families,” he admitted. “I don’t want to [ ... ]

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

On this day, February 4, 1913, over 101 years ago one of the most inspirational women in Black History was born. She was Rosa Louise McCauley (Rosa Parks) in Tuskegee, Alabama. During her youthful years she attended Alabama State Teachers College for Negros. Rosa Parks is most famous for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on the bus after she had a long day. She was arrested on the spot and [ ... ]

Black History Notes – Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that this was two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation – which had become official January 1, 1863. [ ... ]

Las Vegas To Dallas

Southwest adding nonstop flights between Las Vegas and Dallas Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop flights between Las Vegas and Dallas in the fall when an antiquated law restricting flights at Love Field ends. The Dallas-based airline today announced 15 cities that will get new flights when the federal Wright Amendment expires. Las Vegas had been speculated as one of the likely destinations, but it became official Monday Feb.3, 2014. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = [ ... ]

Black History Note Spotlight – Joseph Cinque

Joseph Cinque was born the son of a Mendi village leader in the village of Mani in West Africa. He was trained to assume his father’s leadership role from childhood, learning the Mendi way of life and laws of the Mendi people. But Cinque was never to lead his people. Cinque ‘s fate took a different path when he was taken captive by African tribesmen of the Ley people, due to impatience of a creditor for [ ... ]

Best Man Holiday Exclusive Interviews

After nearly 15 years apart, Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau, Monica Calhoun and Melissa De Sousa reprise their career-launching roles in The Best Man Holiday, the long-awaited next chapter to the film that ushered in a new era of comedy. In the closing frames of The Best Man, the groundbreaking movie from then first-time writer/director Malcolm D. Lee, Lance (Chestnut) and Mia (Calhoun) had just gotten [ ... ]

Luv On DVD

Follow your hero… or become your own man. Pick up LUV.. a poignant and gritty coming-of-age story about a young orphan forced to re-examine his world all too soon. Featuring standout performances by Common and Danny Glover. LUV, own it now on DVD.” Title: LUV on DVD Release/Premiere Date: 4/2/2013 Weblink: http://luvthefilm.com   var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/luv-on-dvd/";var hupso_title_t="Luv On DVD";

Profile America – February 1, 2013

Profile America for the first day of Black History Month. This is a time to recall and honor the many positive contributions to our nation made by people of African descent. Started as a special week 86 years ago by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full month of activities across the country. African-Americans number just over 42 million in the U.S., 13.6 percent of the total population. By 2050, this proportion [ ... ]

Black History Month Story

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September, the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by black Americans and other peoples of African descent. Known today as the Association for the Study of [ ... ]

WBC Fight inside Hard Rock

WBC INTERIM SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION LUCAS MATTHYSSE TO DEFEND HIS TITLE AGAINST MIKE DALLAS JR. ON JANUARY 26 AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS.   LOS ANGELES, January 3 – SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®will return with hard hitting action on Saturday, January 26 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME®(10:00 p.m. ET/PT delayed on the West Coast).  The tripleheader will be headlined by Argentinean knockout artist Lucas [ ... ]

Black Radio Today!

About 94% of Black consumers age 12 and over listen to the radio each week at home, work, in the car, or on the go. Regardless of age, time of day, or location, radio is a reliable media companion of Black consumers. Welcome to Black Radio Today 2012—an up-to-date look at radio formats consumed by Black audiences during the Fall 2011. PPM surveys: Urban Adult Contemporary, Urban Contemporary, Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio, Adult Contemporary, News/Talk/Information, Gospel, Pop [ ... ]

Politics

NPR’s expanded coverage of U.S. and world politics, the latest news from Congress and the White House, and elections. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/politics/";var hupso_title_t="Politics";

Election 2012

NPR’s expanded coverage of U.S. latest news from Congress and the White House, and elections. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/election-2012/";var hupso_title_t="Election 2012";

ESPN Sports

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Las Vegas Headlines

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Entertainment / NEON

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Urban Entertainment

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