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An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

Actor Tyler Lepley is known for his roles on Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey‘s popular TV show, “The Haves and the Have Nots,” as well as his role in the film, “Ringside.” He talks about how grateful he is to be working on the fourth season of the OWN show, especially since he started the […]

With the holidays coming up, relationships are a major concern for a lot of people, romantic or otherwise. But dealing with the holidays while missing a loved one who has passed away is especially difficult, especially if it’s the first time you’ll be spending the season without them. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Knowing the […]

Actor Jacob Latimore chatted with Headkrack about his role in the star-studded film “Collateral Beauty.” He talks about feeling welcome as the new guy in a cast full of seasoned actors, from Naomie Harris to Will Smith. Jacob also talks about watching Will Smith work on set playing a character that’s totally different from his […]

Janet Jackson is pregnant and about ready to have her baby any day now! And while she’s gearing up to bring a new little life into the world, she is also reportedly gearing up to keep that little one from her family. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! According to Gary With Da Tea, that would be […]

Spirit gives advice about “dating with integrity” to a woman interested in a dating multiple men. Then, a woman calls in asking for advice about an imbalance in trust in her relationship, which is the source of a divide in her marriage to her husband of 5 years. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Rickey Smiley […]

Spirit was in the studio hanging out with the morning show cast! After Gary With Da Tea‘s shenanigans, she gives s some great advice to two women in long-term serious relationships. First, a woman calls with a plea for help in getting her otherwise drama-free man’s baby mamas to fall in line and stop keeping […]

Janelle Monae and Naomie Harris came through to the studio to talk about their roles in the new critically acclaimed film, “Moonlight,” a coming of age story set in the 80s in Miami, which offers what Janelle says is an “incredible take on black masculinity in America.” She also opens up about her experience as […]

Cookie Johnson discusses her new book, “Believing In Magic,” and being married to her husband, Magic Johnson, for 25 years. Cookie reveals that they were separated for about two weeks back in 2001 without anyone knowing, and during that time they thought they were going to get divorce. She explains how they came to make […]

A man’s new girlfriend has an issue with the fact that he’s still in contact with his ex-girlfriend’s daughter- who he basically raised as his own. While he has no intention of cutting off his three year old “stepdaughter,” Spirit advises him on how to handle the insecurity that his currently is acting out on. […]

A woman calls up Spirit and with some questions about her two-year relationship with a man who she suspects of still being involved in some capacity with his baby mama. She feels as though his attentions are split in a way that goes beyond parenting the same child with her, and asks for Spirit’s advice. […]

Robbie Montgomery of the popular Miss Sweetie Pie’s restaurant (and the TV show, “Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s” on OWN) had to sue her own son after he went behind her back and potentially damaged the reputation she worked so hard to build. While the business has thrived, familial matters seem to be under some serious […]