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

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Wayne Brady: I Never Saw Myself Becoming a Game Show Host
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Wayne Brady: I Never Saw Myself Becoming a Game Show Host

(CBS News) – Wayne Brady didn’t imagine that he’d ever become a game show host.…

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Terrence Howard’s Dangerous Mind
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Terrence Howard’s Dangerous Mind

(Rolling Stone) – Terrence Howard is standing in front of a mirror inside his extra-deluxe,…

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Actor Danny Glover in Nigeria to Star in Movie About Ebola
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Actor Danny Glover in Nigeria to Star in Movie About Ebola

TOM ODULA, Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — U.S. actor Danny Glover said Thursday that…

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Emmys 2015: Eight Young Black Actors to Watch
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Emmys 2015: Eight Young Black Actors to Watch

Tre’vell Anderson, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES   (The Los Angeles Times) — The year of…

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Ava DuVernay Offers a Free Education on How to Buck Hollywood
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Ava DuVernay Offers a Free Education on How to Buck Hollywood

Stacia L. Brown, THE WASHINGTON POST     (The Washington Post) — Ava DuVernay, director…

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A Star-Studded Tribute to Blacks on TV, Yesterday and Today
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A Star-Studded Tribute to Blacks on TV, Yesterday and Today

Frazier Moore, ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW YORK (AP) — When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster,…

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The Colorism of Race: Bill Duke
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The Colorism of Race: Bill Duke

by Mary L. Datcher Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Bill Duke is…

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Emotional OITNB Stars, Regina King Among Essence Honorees
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Emotional OITNB Stars, Regina King Among Essence Honorees

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, ASSOCIATED PRESS   BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The annual Essence Black…

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Cumberbatch Says Sorry for Calling Black Actors ‘Colored’
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Cumberbatch Says Sorry for Calling Black Actors ‘Colored’

  LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white…

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