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Star-Studded Presenters Scheduled for 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards
June 6, 2019
The NAACP Beverly Hills/ Hollywood Branch announced the presenters for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards on Monday, June 17 ... read more »
Octavia Spencer like you’ve never seen her before in ‘Ma’
June 6, 2019
It opens nationwide this weekend, and it's unlike anything audiences have seen Spencer do before. ... read more »
WACO Theater Center: Where Art Can Occur 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala
June 6, 2019
The 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala was held at Santa Monica’s Historic Landmark Barker Hangar, on Saturday, June 1st. ... read more »
Kool and The Gang to be Honored with Marian Anderson Award
June 5, 2019
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funk-soul band Kool & The Gang is being honored with an award named for pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson. Kool & The Gang, ... read more »
For Apollonia Kotero, Prince was a King
June 4, 2019
Scene from ‘Purple Rain’ -courtesy photo NEW YORK (AP) — Former Prince protege and longtime friend Apollonia Kotero said the Purple One had major plans for her before his untimely death in 2016, ... read more »
Bill Cosby Drops Defamation Claims against 7 Accusers
June 4, 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. ... read more »
‘Moonlight’ Filmmaker Barry Jenkins to Direct Film about Choreographer Alvin Ailey
June 4, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, ... read more »
Frank Lucas, Druglord Portrayed in ‘American Gangster,’ Dies
June 3, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie “American Gangster,” has died, a relative said Friday. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Residents Win Black Public Media’s PitchBLACK
May 31, 2019
Los Angeles County residents Alton Glass and David Heredia have each had their projects selected as winners of PitchBLACK, an interactive pitching session held on Friday in New York City. The event culminated Black Public Media’s 13-week 360 Incubator+ for broadcast programs, web series and virtual reality projects. The national incubator and talent development program, designed to identify and pipeline quality Black content while honing the skills of brilliant makers, awarded a total of $320,000 in funding.  ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
May 31, 2019
For movies opening May 31, 2019: ... read more »
Single fatherhood pushed ‘The Chi’ star Curtiss Cook to achieve acting goals
May 30, 2019
Cook discusses his journey into acting, being a single father of three children, and the significant role “The Chi” plays for the Black community ... read more »
Godfather of Funk George Clinton decides to let the music keep playing
May 30, 2019
We know him and love him as the Godfather of Funk ... read more »
Grammy-Nominated Artist Tracy Carter Gears Up to Share His Talent, Creativity And Truth Through Musical Expression
May 30, 2019
Carter is here to make sounds that tell stories, uplift and are in exact alignment with who he is. ... read more »
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history
May 30, 2019
Rihanna may have looked cool and collected next to the debut collection for her new fashion label, Fenty, donning a brilliant white tuxedo dress and a 1,000-watt smile. ... read more »
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