Karu F. Daniels

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Post-‘Cosby’ Renaissance Man [INTERVIEW]

September 20 marks the 30th anniversary since The Cosby Show premiered on NBC. And for…

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Was Broadway Not Ready for a 2Pac Play?

If theatergoers were looking for Showboat or Ragtime, they were surely barking up the wrong…

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Patti LaBelle Talks ‘After Midnight’ Closing

Over the years, R&B legend Patti LaBelle has never been known to mince words when…

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Kristoff St. John: Still Young, Still Restless [INTERVIEW]

It’s been 25 years since the popular CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless…

The Misrepresentation of Mama Joyce [INTERVIEW]

Every week, millions of television viewers are fascinated by the foibles, follies and foolishness of…

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater is a diva who won’t be dismissed. The one-time Tony Award and…

‘Fashion Queen’ Bevy Smith [INTERVIEW]

You can turn blue in the face hearing stories about people stepping out on faith…

‘Unsung’: Behind the (Black) Music

Though it seems that VH1’s storied documentary-style series Behind the Music has been put out…

Emmys Present Another TV Blackout

Last night could’ve been historic for African-American television viewers—and Hollywood as a whole. Instead, not…

Meet the New Black Soap-Star Hunks

Over the decades, soap operas have given birth to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.  Oscar…