Stimulus checks are rolling out. Here’s what you need to know.

Stimulus checks are rolling out. Here’s what you need to know.

Washington (CNN)Some Americans are already seeing the latest round of stimulus payments hit their bank accounts, as the first batch of funds is rolled out.

The payments — worth up to $1,400 per person — were included in the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package just signed by President Joe Biden.
If you don’t see it yet, don’t panic. A Treasury Department official told reporters on a Friday call that checks will continue rolling out in the “coming weeks.”
Paper checks are coming too. Though not as speedy as direct deposit, paper checks, and prepared debit cards will be sent out before the end of the month.

At Just 9 Years Old, Blue Ivy Is Officially a Grammy Winner

At Just 9 Years Old, Blue Ivy Is Officially a Grammy Winner

Blue Ivy Carter is officially a Grammy winner! During the show’s premiere ceremony on Sunday, the 9-year-old took home the award for the best music video to contribute to Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl,” featuring Wizkid and Saint John. Carter is now the second-youngest Grammy winner, following Leah Peasel, who won a Grammy at 8 years…Continue Reading

Grammys 2021: Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best New Artist The Houston hip-hop superstar also won Best Rap Performance

Grammys 2021: Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best New Artist The Houston hip-hop superstar also won Best Rap Performance

Written by BET-Staff Marking her first career Grammy wins, Megan Thee Stallion won both Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance for her hit song “Savage Remix,” featuring Beyoncé at the 63rd Grammy Awards. The Houston native and hard-hitting female hip-hop MC was given the rap performance honor at the Premiere Ceremony hosted by Jhene…Continue Reading

H.E.R. Wins Grammy For Song Of The Year: ‘I Didn’t Know My Fear Could Turn Into Her protest song shook the internet as a response to the 2020 police killings of unarmed Black people.

H.E.R. Wins Grammy For Song Of The Year: ‘I Didn’t Know My Fear Could Turn Into Her protest song shook the internet as a response to the 2020 police killings of unarmed Black people.

Written by BET-Staff H.E.R. has won “Song of the Year” for the 63rd Grammy Awards for her song “I Can’t Breathe.” The song which came out in Summer 2020 during the height of the Black Lives Matter Movement, was written over Facetime and recorded at her mother’s house, the artist shared during her acceptance speech.…Continue Reading

Patriots’ Cam Newton And Cowboys’ Dak Prescott Sign New NFL Contracts This Week And Expectations Are High Cam is staying with the Pats for another year and $14M, while Dak won big in his years-long negotiations with Dallas.

Patriots’ Cam Newton And Cowboys’ Dak Prescott Sign New NFL Contracts This Week And Expectations Are High Cam is staying with the Pats for another year and $14M, while Dak won big in his years-long negotiations with Dallas.

Written by Paul Meara The NFL has been in a quarterback signing frenzy this week and it means a major payday for two of the league’s most-watched people playing the position. Cam Newton signed a one-year, $14 million deal with the New England Patriots. In 2020, the former NFL MVP’s success varied as he flourished…Continue Reading

Breonna Taylor: Turning Pain Into Action Rep. Maxine Waters, activists Tamika D. Mallory and Brittany Cooper, and philanthropist Tina Knowles-Lawson reflect on Taylor’s life and legacy on the one-year anniversary of her death.

Breonna Taylor: Turning Pain Into Action Rep. Maxine Waters, activists Tamika D. Mallory and Brittany Cooper, and philanthropist Tina Knowles-Lawson reflect on Taylor’s life and legacy on the one-year anniversary of her death.

written by Wendy L. Wilson One year ago, Breonna Taylor settled down for the evening with her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker. She expected a quiet night with just the two of them watching movies, laughing, comfortable together while negotiating the beginning of a pandemic that was still a mystery to so many people. Going to bed…Continue Reading