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‘Hurtful and wrong’ portrayals cited about children’s classics BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Six Dr. Seuss books are being retired after decades of criticism over racist imagery in the illustrated children’s stories. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the organization that carries on the author’s legacy made the announcement on March 2 that it will stop […]

BY PETER SBLENDORIO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS There’s a reason “Coming to America” remains a king among comedies for Eddie Murphy. “The original ‘Coming to America’ … is the first movie in the history of movies that had an all-Black cast that was successful all around the world,” Murphy said of the 1988 movie during […]

BY KATIE WALSH TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE This week marks the last of Black History Month, before Women’s History Month kicks off in March. So, to send off one month and usher in another, check out some of the best films available to stream made by Black women. One of the very best film debuts of […]

Andra Day shines in her role as the legendary singer. BY DWIGHT BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday” is a major showcase. Viewers can watch the brilliant musical talent Andra Day take center stage as she crosses over into the world of film acting. With the bright lights on her, she summons […]

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER Jazz music, its legends and vibrant history have been given center stage at Disney Springs and Epcot during Black History Month. Disney World is presenting “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’’ at Epcot and “Celebrate Soulfully’’ at Disney Springs. Both events are inspired by the success of Disney Pixar’s […]