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Women’s March on Washington to Take Place This Weekend

Women's March on Washington to Take Place This Weekend

On January 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, millions of women throughout the country protested in solidarity against his impending presidency and his blatant sexism.  The Women’s March (partially organized by activist and the march’s co-president Tamika Mallory) became the largest single-day protest in U.S. history. The purpose of the […]

Bryshere Gray Stars in ‘Canal Street’ That Tackles Chicago’s Racial Divide

Bryshere Gray Stars in 'Canal Street' That Tackles Chicago's Racial Divide

Bryshere Y. Gray, of Empire and The New Edition Story, stars in a provocative drama Canal Street that tackles the deep racial divide in Chicago. The Red Guerrilla Entertainment production, which directed and co-written by Rhyan LaMarr, tells a story about the reasons for the deep-seated divisions within the city of Chicago and the city’s […]

Marsai Martin Becomes Hollywood’s Youngest Executive Producer

Marsai Martin is making big moves not only on the small screen but now on the big screen. The 14-year old Black-ish actress is making history by becoming the youngest person to ever executive produce a film. Martin is set to star in and is one of the producers of Little, a remake of the […]

Ice Cube Claims Harvey Weinstein Leaked ‘Janky Promoters’

The comedy Janky Promoters has enjoyed a cult-like following. The film starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps as two shady concert promoters who get into all kinds of craziness when they attempt to book a huge rap star (Young Jeezy) to their town for a concert. The film even features a young Tiffany Haddish. But […]

Lisa Leslie Named New Coach in ‘The BIG 3’

Ice Cube’s The BIG 3 Basketball League has been a big draw and the Everything Is Corrupt rapper plans to keep it growing. He recently announced the league will expand from eight to 12 teams for its third season, the playing age will be lowered from lowered from 30 to 27, NBA & international pro […]

Lady Gaga Apologizes and Removes Her Song With R.Kelly On All Platforms

Amidst being nominated for a plethora of awards for her performance in A Star Is Born, megastar Lady Gaga took some time to address the cloud of controversy sounding R. Kelly. The documentary, Surviving R. Kelly, not only shed light on the years of allegations of sexual abuse, pedophilia and brainwashing teenage girls in a […]

Serena Williams Stuns on the Cover of Allure

Serena Williams Stuns on the Cover of Allure

Tennis icon Serena Williams stunningly graces the cover February “Body and Mind” issue of Allure. The multiple Grand Slam winner is also featured in an interview entitled “The Power of Unapologetic Greatness.” In a revealing conversation, Williams authentically expresses her truth and discusses role models of hers in the sport. “There weren’t a lot of […]

Michael Jackson Estate Slams Alleged Sexual Abuse Documentary

Michael Jackson to Have a Street Named After Him in Detroit

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, a documentary detailing the accounts of two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse will be added to the list of films that will be presented. Leaving Neverland claims it will tell the stories of two boys who began long-running relationships with Jackson at the height of his […]

Danielle Brooks of ‘Orange is the New Black’ Hosts New Season of ‘AfroPoP’

Danielle Brooks of 'Orange is the New Black' Hosts New Season of 'AfroPoP'

Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, the award-winning documentary series on public television that centers on the Black experience across the globe, will return for its 11th season. Orange Is the New Black actress Danielle Brooks will host the first episode of the upcoming season. Miriam Makeba, the African music icon, will be featured with Mama […]

Eminem Sold the Most Albums in 2018

Eminem Performs 'Venom' From Empire State Building on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

As a solidified legend and elder statesmen in the game, 8 Mile’s own Marshall Mathers aka Eminem, was very active in 2018. Matter fact, he was so active that he managed to outsell every other artist last year. Although his Kamikaze album, which finished as the fourth biggest selling album of the year, it accounted […]

Taye Diggs to Host Critics Choice Awards

Taye Diggs, who currently stars in The CW’s drama series All American, will host the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards as reported by the Hollywood Reporter. “I am truly honored and ridiculously excited to be hosting the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards, especially since, as an actor, I recognize what a vital role the critics play in […]

Phylicia Rashad Cast as Beth’s Mother in ‘This Is Us’

In 2010 at the NAACP Image Awards, Phylicia Rashad was named the “The Mother of the Black Community.” Rashad is now bringing her mothering skills back to NBC as she begins a new recurring acting role. Famously known for her iconic role as Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, Phylicia Rashad will guest-star in an episode […]

BET Drops First Look of ‘Boomerang’ Reboot

25 years ago, Boomerang, one of the most iconic Black films was released. The romantic comedy featured one of the greatest and most decorated ensemble cast in film history. It starred Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier, Martin Lawrence, Grace Jones, and Chris Rock. With the nostalgia of 90’s culture at an […]

Tom Thibodeau Fired By Minnesota Timberwolves

After a strenuous offseason and difficult start to the regular season, the Minnesota Timberwolves have relived Tom Thibodeau of his coaching duties after three seasons. The team was 19-21 and two games out of the 8th spot in the Western Conference. In an official statement, owner, Glen Taylor said, “We would like to thank Tom for […]

Disney Acquiring Hundreds of Marvel Characters From Fox

2019 is shaping up to be the biggest year for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, and Spider-Man: Far From Home set to be released, they are planning to continue their dominance at the box office. Now, it’s being reported that the film behemoth has acquired the rights to hundreds of Marvel […]

Regina King and Mahershala Ali Both Win Golden Globes

At the 76th annual Golden Globe awards, Regina King and Mahershala Ali both took home trophies for their work in film. King, an Emmy and Critic Choice award winner, won Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her portrayal of Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk based on the novel of the […]