Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce Flaunts His Independent Spirit

by Kelley L. Carter

This weekend could be life changing for Wendell Pierce. The actor—already a favorite of some of the best directors… Read More

Lou Myers Dead at 76

Lou Myers Dead at 76

by Huffington Post

Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as ornery restaurant owner Mr. Gaines on the television series A Different World… Read More

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Russell Williams II Speaks on Image Awards

by The Root

Seeing Quincy Jones' name listed as a composer for the 1967 film In the Heat of the Night forever… Read More

LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:<br />
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

LEGACY AND INTEGRITY:
Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

by Marc Lamont Hill

Many people around the world celebrated upon hearing the news that writer/director Cynthia Mort was making a biopic inspired by the… Read More

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Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

by Tracy Byrd

When I read about Zoë Saldana being cast as Nina Simone, I heard about everything in a barrage of e-mail, text messages, articles… Read More

Meagan Good Talks Shifting from Hollywood to TV’s ‘Deception’

Meagan Good Talks Shifting from Hollywood to TV’s ‘Deception’

by RaVal Davis

It’s a growing trend: African-American female leads on prime time TV screens. NBC’s newest leading lady, actress Meagan… Read More

Centric Celebrates 'The Cosby Show' and Jazz

Centric Celebrates 'The Cosby Show' and Jazz

by Stephon Wynn

Centric will continue its Black History Month celebration this weekend with a special tribute to musical legends. Kicking… Read More

‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ with Beyoncé Airs Saturday

‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ with Beyoncé Airs Saturday

Oprah sits down with global superstar, multiplatinum artist and 17-time Grammy Award winner Beyoncé about the making… Read More

Whitney Young Documentary to Debut on PBS

Whitney Young Documentary to Debut on PBS

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

The name Whitney Young (1921-1971) may ring a bell because it’s the name of the Chicago magnet high school Michelle Obama attended… Read More

Black Medical Students Petition to End Married to Medicine

Black Medical Students Petition to End Married to Medicine

by Clutch

A Change.org petition has already pulled the plug on the Oxygen reality show All My Babies’ Mamas, and now a new… Read More

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