Tyler Perry was honored for his film achievements by the National Action Network.

Derrick Bryson Taylor
Oct, 21, 2011

TGIF! Check out what flavor brew we've got boiling this morning:

  • Rev. Al Sharpton honored film maker Tyler Perry for his work. Sharpton was quoted saying that Perry "never lost his authenticity." He received the Chairman's Award from Sharpton's National Action Network. Congratulations to Perry on a job well done. [Grio]

  • President Obama will be appearing on the "Tonight Show" next week while traveling in California. This will be the President's fourth time on the show and his second since taking office in March of 2009. [Huffington Post]

  • MC Hammer is a businessman. He's set to launch a search engine that will rival Google. What's the difference? His will provide search results based on relationships that are "deeper" than keywords. [Clutch Magazine]

  • Nicole Richie is releasing her first fragrance! But you won't be able to get your hands on it until September of 2012. [EurWeb]

  • Anthony Anderson is joining the fight against diabetes. The star joined Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered (F.A.C.E.) to spread the word to Black communities. He himself is diabetic, he lost his father to the disease and his mother currently suffers from it. [EURweb]

  • It looks like the 2011-2012 NBA season could indeed be canceled. A press conference was held yesterday where it was revealed that both sides could not once again reach an agreement. Adam Silver and Pete Holt said that no further meetings are scheduled. [Bossip]