NEW YORK — Lashana Lynch was in stunt training when she found out she was going to play a 00 agent in the James Bond film “No Time to Die.”
The author of six books, including “Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, Interracial Intimacies, and For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action and the Law,” Harvard University Law School professor Randall Kennedy is no stranger to controversy and intellectual combat. Critics…
Chadwick Boseman’s legacy will continue to loom large: Howard University and Netflix have established a $5.4 million scholarship in the name of the late actor and awarded it to four students at his alma mater.
ATLANTA — The original beloved version of “The Wonder Years” debuted 33 years ago and ran six seasons, a warm nostalgia bath back to the late 1960s featuring fresh-faced suburban 12-year-old Kevin Arnold crushing on Winnie Cooper.
Shaquille O’Neal, the larger- than-life former NBA player and TNT announcer, has a reality check for all of the fakeness associated with stardom.
If there’s an image that can signify American tabloid culture of the 1980s, it just might be the iconic eyelashes of Tammy Faye Bakker, a groundbreaking televangelist and the wife of charismatic preacher Jim Bakker.
Before Farah Jasmine Griffin went to school, her father, a welder at the Sun Shipbuilding Company in Chester, Pennsylvania, took her to the library and bookstores, and read and discussed African American writers with her.
NEW YORK — The long-delayed Tony Awards have landed two impressive master of ceremonies: Tony- and Grammywinning singer and actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a splashy TV special, and the awards will be hosted by Tony-, Grammy- and Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Audra McDonald.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After several road trips to Nashville to see Tennessee Titans games, the Williams family from Madison, Alabama, was excited to have something new to check out this summer: a museum that proudly and conspicuously stands out from all the other music attractions in Music City USA.
Uzo Aduba, who won two of her three Emmy Awards for playing the zany character on Netflix’s breakthrough drama series “Orange Is the New Black,” has revealed she is married.
Nate Burleson has seen the comparisons to Michael Strahan: football to analyst to morning show host. But the new man behind the desk of “CBS Mornings” is ready — and eager — to prove how different he is.
Prolific director Spike Lee has removed interviews with Sept. 11 conspiracy theorists from his HBO documentary series after raising eyebrows with recent remarks about the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Orlando Urban Film Festival will host “Melanated Movies with a Message” on Saturday, Sept. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Orlando Museum of Art.
Known for his hit, “City Boy Wit It,” 37-year-old Tampa rapper Thomas Godbolt, also known as Tom G, self-published his first book in June and is working on releasing a movie.
The new biopic “Respect” runs through two decades of Aretha Franklin’s life in two-and-a-half hours, starting at age 9 and culminating with her back-to-the-roots gospel project “Amazing Grace.”
Respect is due to Aretha Franklin, and it is given in “Respect,” the classy, reverent biopic that traces Aretha Franklin’s rise from the daughter of a Detroit preacher to the internationally renowned Queen of Soul.
NEW YORK — Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang known for such hits as "Celebration" and "Get Down On It," has died. He was 70.
BALTIMORE — By controlling his breath, Dominic Shodekeh Talifero is able to reproduce the sound of an entire band with just his mouth. The Baltimore-based beatboxer and composer known as Shodekeh uses his body as his instrument.
DaBaby is continuing to reap the consequences of his homophobic outburst as yet another major music festival has removed the scorned rapper from its lineup.
LOS ANGELES — LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!” has been a confident, upbeat effort by the actor and those who rooted him on with a petition drive.
2020 was a landmark year for the Emmys, as the television academy awarded top honors to HBO's "Watchmen," a limited series that mashed up fantastical science-fiction elements with hot-button issues, foremost among them America's racist past — and present. The limited drama's success at the E…
Whenever Megan Thee Stallion releases a new song, the floodgates of TikTok open. From “Cry Baby” to “Savage,” the social media app runs rife with multistep dances, complex challenges and various remixes. That is, until Black creators decide to stop making them.
Seth Meyers delivers TV’s sharpest monologue, does sidesplitting impressions and books guests that wouldn’t even be allowed on loading docks at most talk-show studios. But his greatest contribution may be discovering Amber Ruffin.
Singer and rapper T-Pain is opening up about his lengthy battle with depression, which began after Usher allegedly insulted his music.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Rapper Kodak Black, a convicted felon with a charitable streak, got an honor usually reserved for business leaders, social servants and others who generally don’t raise eyebrows.
LONDON — “I May Destroy You” won two main prizes at the 2021 British Academy Television Awards, in a ceremony that rewarded TV that tackled tough issues including sexual consent and racism.
In the aftermath of a racism controversy that engulfed the first Black Bachelor’s highly anticipated season earlier this year, Chris Harrison is officially parting ways with the popular reality series after 20 years as the face of the franchise, network ABC and production company Warner Hori…
NEW YORK — Linda Martell, one of the pioneers for Black acts in country music and the first Black woman to perform solo at the Grand Ole Opry, will be honored at the 2021 CMT Music Awards.
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