“Saturday Night Live,” the NBC comedy institution took aim at the Baltimore Police Department with a skit called, “Thirsty Cops.” (Screengrab)
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SNL Spoofs Baltimore Police

THE AFRO — A series of Baltimore Police Department (BPD) scandals since the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent uprising, have garnered national headlines. But, over the weekend the negative national commentary on Baltimore police misconduct reached a new level. […read more]

Entertainment

Chris Tucker Rocked Heinz Hall

By Mercedes J. Howze Special to the NNPA via The New Pittsburgh Courier   PITTSBURGH (NNPA) — Chris Tucker defied two really big Pittsburgh untruths on May 1 for his show in the Cultural District. First, the “Friday” star was on time. The comedian was Read More

Op-Ed

Diverse Ways of Viewing Diversity

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Comedian Jerry Seinfeld made some comments last week about not caring about “diversity” in Hollywood, especially in the area of comedy, and set off some very heated conversations across the country. Seinfeld was on CBS This Morning being interviewed about his Read More

Entertainment

D.L. Hughley Joins ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Cast

  by Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Suggesting that he has what it takes to hold his own outside of the comedy film and stand-up arena, comedian D.L. Hughley officially joined the cast for season 16 of “Dancing with the Read More