Entertainment

Family Absent from Premiere of Houston Biopic

MIKE CIDONI LENNOX, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Colleagues and friends of Whitney Houston gathered Tuesday night to screen “Whitney,” a new telefilm about the beloved entertainer’s triumphant career, often troubled life and tragic death. But Houston’s family was conspicuously absent from Read More

Op-Ed

Black Nativity – A Review

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic   “When a mother bestows a name on her child, it reveals her hopes.”   Black Nativity, a celebrated “gospel song-play” by acclaimed poet/novelist/playwright Langston Hughes, was first staged in the 1950s with Alvin Ailey and Carmen De Lavallade. Read More