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Queen Latifah’s ‘Bessie’ to Premiere May 16 on HBO (New Pics)

*HBO has finally set a date for its Bessie Smith biopic starring Queen Latifah. The film, which follows America's "Empress of the Blues" from her beginning...

EUR Exclusive: Michel’le Opens Up About Men, Reclaiming Her Power and Triumphing Over Loss and Abuse

*R&B songstress Michel’le may be known for her squeaky voice, but the sexy vocalist is 100% woman and is set to dominate the entertainment...

Dr. Ron Hall: The Colorism Conversation … Still an Issue in the African-American Community

“Light Girls,” the sequel to Bill Duke’s 2011 documentary “Dark Girls” has sparked ongoing conversation in the African-American community.  Both films examine "colorism," or discrimination...

Will Smith Says ‘Focus’ Came at the Right Point In His Life

  *In “Focus,” Will Smith plays a con-man who falls for a woman, puts her up on game, ends their budding relationship before he gets...

PBS Documentary Shows America in Denial About Racism (Listen)

*A provocative PBS documentary, "American Denial," examines racism partly through the prism of Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 groundbreaking research of Jim Crow racism...

Wisdom, Sacrifice and Merit Honored at All Star Tribute for Dick Gregory (Watch)

*Celebrities, friends and family of the legendary Dick Gregory showed to the historical Ricardo Montalban Theater earlier this month to honor the comedian and civil rights...

‘Dear White Peope’ Wins Independent Spirit Awards; ‘Selma’ Honored

*30 years ago in a tent on the beach of Santa Monica, the Independent Spirit Awards, the first awards show to honor independent film...

‘Selma’ Snubs Do Not Prove Oscar Bias

The L.A. arm of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network will protest this Sunday’s Academy Awards because of the lack of diversity among the major...

Craig Robinson on Recreating Lisa Loeb’s ‘Stay’ for ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2’

*So how will the hot tub be used for ill gotten gains this time? In the first “Hot Tub Time Machine,” a Russian energy drink (Chernobly) is...

2015 Bill Gates Scholarship Program To Give $20K Scholarships To Minority Students

*The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (also known as the Bill Gates Scholarship) awards scholarships each year to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific...

Sam Pollard on Telling August Wilson’s Story for ‘American Masters’

*The life and work of Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson will be examined in the next “American Masters” special for PBS, with filmmaker...

Janice Lennard: How to stay ‘Eternally’ Youthful

*As a septuagenarian  devotee of Ballet Barre, Yoga and Pilates, I have often been approached with requests to share my views on the role...

Pastor David Bullock Ready for ‘Pastors of Detroit’ on Oxygen Network

*As the world premiere of "Preachers of Detroit" draws closer to its Friday, February 20 debut (at 8/7c) on television’s Oxygen Network, Pastor David...

Yvette Nicole Brown: ”The Odd Couple’ Was Like a Gift from God’

*For “Community” fans who think Yvette Nicole Brown left the show because it went from NBC to Yahoo, the actress wants to set the...

‘Empire’s’ Jussie Smollett: ‘We Would Have No Show If It Wasn’t for Taraji’

*Jussie Smollett didn’t see it coming. “The best word to use is just a blessing,” the actor said, describing the breakout success of his FOX...

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