Whites Accuse 'The Wiz's' All-Black Casting of Being Racist

Whites Accuse 'The Wiz's' All-Black Casting of Being Racist

by #teamEBONY

The Wiz Live premiered on NBC last… Read More

"The Wiz Live!" Finds a Brand New Day on the Small Screen

"The Wiz Live!" Finds a Brand New Day on the Small Screen

by Nina Hemphill Reeder

By now Wiz rookies—including those who angrily complained about the all-black cast and/or who likely clutched their pearls… Read More

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Miss Me With the Pass for R.Kelly

by Josie Pickens

“The saddest fact I’ve learned is: Nobody matters less to our society than young Black women. Nobody.” These… Read More

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Why’d They Do Black Panther Like That?

by Shawn Taylor

What was meant to be a celebratory moment for (Black) comic book fans turned out offensive. This week’s Entertainment Weekly… Read More

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The Creators of 'The Wiz Live!' Speak

by Felicia Lee

Tomorrow night on NBC, 8:00/7:00c, The Wiz Live! updates the 1978 movie classic with Broadway’s original 1975 “super… Read More

Everybody Rejoice! The Wiz Returns<br />

Everybody Rejoice! The Wiz Returns

by William Bryant Miles

Ease on down, ease on down the road. Don’t you carry nothing that might be a load …The lyrics to this tune… Read More

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Lupita Nyong’o Has Scenes Cut from ‘Star Wars’

by The Daily Mirror

Lupita Nyong’o has apparently had several of her scenes cut down in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The… Read More

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Kobe Bryant Saying Goodbye: It's Painful But It's Time

by Marcus Lamar

Basketball fans saw Kobe Bryant's heartfelt decision to announce his… Read More

Did the Soul Train Awards Snub Karyn White?

Did the Soul Train Awards Snub Karyn White?

by #teamEBONY

Karyn White’s “Superwoman” is a classic of its age, one of the earliest smash hits of the Babyface Era. But Fantasia’s… Read More

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The Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 9:
Bobbi MacKenzie

When 11-year-old singer-actress Bobbi MacKenzie says over the phone, “Ever since I could talk, I’ve been singing,”… Read More

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