Community activist DeRay McKesson continues to say all of the things we are thinking, speaking the truth in national interviews about the current climate of racial tensions in this country. McKesson has been a rising star in our modern day Civil Rights Movement and his interview with Wolf Blitzer Tuesday has him on everyone’s mind these […]

Our prayers have been answered! Our favorite Sisters With Voices, aka SWV are back together! Cue: “Weak.” The soulful trio sat down with the Rickey Smiley Morning Show to share details on what broke the group up–“b*sllshiznyee,” as Taj calls it, what it’s like to be working together 15 years later and why female groups […]

Ebony Steele, the female voice of reason of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show had an unexpected turning point in her career. In 2007, as she was preparing to start her new role with Rickey Smiley, she discovered a lump in her breast. That lump ended up being diagnosed as Stage 1 breast cancer. One devastating […]

Ebony Steele ended up working in radio alongside Rickey Smiley after working in Pharmaceutical Sales with her Mechanical Engineering from Tuskegee University. After about five years of slaving away in a 9-5, Ebony took a leap of faith and stepped out to do radio at the urging of Rickey himself. A chance meeting in a […]

#TeamBeautiful has grown to love Rachel Jeantel—Trayvon Martin’s friend who was the last person to speak with the slain teen before his tragic death at the hands of faux neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman. Since we first spotted her on the stand during Zimmerman’s trial, we’ve been endeared to her and we’re glad to know […]