Film Review: I Called Him Morgan
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Film Review: I Called Him Morgan

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) Bee Bop. Jazz. The 1950s and 1960s were…

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“We Are Family” Singer Joni Sledge Died of Natural Causes
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“We Are Family” Singer Joni Sledge Died of Natural Causes

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) Joni Sledge, the second eldest sister in…

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WATCH: Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With a $100M Movie Debut
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WATCH: Jordan Peele Just Became the First Black Writer-Director With a $100M Movie Debut

Over the weekend, “Get Out” director Jordan Peele quietly made history when he became the…

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An Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard’s “Champion”
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An Opera in Jazz: Terence Blanchard’s “Champion”

By K.P. Williams Pop, Rock, Jazz, and Classical. These are all separate genres of music.…

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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars
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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film…

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NBC Snubs Cosby During TV Special
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NBC Snubs Cosby During TV Special

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) He’s back. At least on social media. Perhaps…

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How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”
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How the Black Press Played Vital Role in “Hidden Figures”

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee…

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Judge Tosses Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby
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Judge Tosses Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Last week, a federal judge in Massachusetts struck…

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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office
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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Looks like the myth that Black films can’t…

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Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod
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Baldwin Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” Receives Oscar Nod

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) On February 1, the first day of Black…

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