BET honors for Beyoncé, Chance the Rapper

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Beyoncé, who had twins this month, won five more awards at the 2017 BET Awards, including Album of the Year...

Historic Emmy win for Viola Davis

‘Murder’ star the first Black woman to win in the drama category BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM It was Viola Davis’ night and the rest of the nominees...

Jazz In The Gardens

Najee among top artists at 11th annual music festival in Miami Gardens BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Three days of soulful and sultry music returns to the...

GETTING LOOSE AT CARNIVAL 2015

The energy of thousands of masqueraders moving to the beat of bone-rattling soca music makes Miami Broward One Carnival one of Florida’s most distinctive...

ROOTS & DIGITAL RAINBOWS

LeVar Burton speaks exclusively to the Florida Courier in advance of his November appearance at Rollins College in Winter Park. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER LeVar Burton...

Miami Funk Fest a weekend of R&B, hip hop and soul

Variety Entertainment will present the http://funkfesttour.com/ Miami Funk Fest Dec. 9-10 at the Miramar Regional Park. Scheduled performers are Bell Biv Devoe, Dru Hill,...

Latifah to star in HBO’s film ‘Bessie’

EURWEB.COM Queen Latifah is no longer gracing the airwaves with her daily talk show, but she will be back on the small screen shortly. If you...

Tom Joyner Family Reunion to highlight famous Black TV families

BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER The positive contributions of the Black family as viable entertainment was unequivocally proven when the iconic sitcom “Good Times” aired on...

WHERE BLACK ART MATTERS

Art Basel Miami Beach showcases plenty of creations by artists of color BY JULIE WALKER THE ROOT Black art mattered at Art Basel Miami Beach, the premier...

ESPN commentator removed after ‘gorilla’ remark about tennis star

EURWEB.COM An ESPN tennis commentator learned the hard way that you don’t use the word “gorilla” or even “guerilla” when you’re trying to be cute...

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