The two Texas natives with be facing off against each other in Super Bowl LVII, making them the first Black starting quarterbacks in NFL history.

Brandon's passing was confirmed by Rickey on his official Instagram account. No word on the cause of death at this time. 

Attorney Ben Crump called into the Rickey Smiley Morning Show to fill us in on what's going on in Memphis around the murder of Tyre Nichols, the firing of the five police officers and describes what he witnessed in the heart-wrenching footage while comparing it to the likes of Rodney King.

According to scientists, the "Doomsday Clock" has been moved up 90 seconds before midnight, the closest 'humanity has ever come to the end of time'.

Gary catches you up on the reasons behind the recent backlash over Akon's comments that have sparked debate online.

The highly anticipated Michael Jackson biopic gets its director plus RUN DMC announces their final performance together.

Bakari Sellers opens up about the 6 out of the 100 topics that made Florida reject AP African American Studies.

As we continue to discuss our New Year goals, Yunetta Springs wants to share and explain why it's okay to be picky when choosing a therapist.

Maria More and Rock-T have all your news for January 24th with the details about the mass shooting in California and the latest in sports.

Our financial expert Jini Thornton explains what a 'money fire drill' is and the importance of having them with your family.

Black Tony was in his feelings this morning and took it out on Rickey Smiley and threatened to quit claiming nobody came to his party.

Da Brat has all the details surrounding Beyoncé's first appearance since 2018 and the unfortunate news surrounding the mother of Sammie's arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Orlando.