Emmy Noms Set Record With 64% Gain for African-American Actors

Anthony D’Alessandro, DEADLINE   (Deadline.com) – The Primetime Emmys showed substantial progress this year in recognizing African-American thesps, who received 18 nominations across all acting categories — easily eclipsing last year’s record high of 11 noms. The best actress, drama category set a first-time record with two African-American nominees: Read More


The Colorism of Race: Bill Duke

by Mary L. Datcher Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Bill Duke is one of America’s most prolific actors and directors as he continues to capture the topics that challenge people to think consciously on social issues. His latest project, Light Girls, is a Read More