Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Coronavirus stopped the Disney Dreamers Academy but didn’t dim the magic

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER The coronavirus has done what seems like the unthinkable – shut down Walt Disney World. However, it did not dim the...

Cooped up and bored? Here’s how to stream TV without paying

BY CHRISTIE D’ZURILLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The reality is starting to set in: Coronavirus has a lot of people stuck at home. Sports are shut down....

Jazz in the Gardens still on for March 14,15

The 15th annual South Florida musical festival, Jazz in the Gardens, takes place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens March 14 and...

ONYX Magazine honors FAMU’s Graham

A 17-year veteran of Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was recently recognized by ONYX Magazine as one of its 2020 Women on...

How TV shows are dealing with coronavirus threat

BY LOS ANGELES STAFF/TNS As the World Health Organization characterized the outbreak of COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus as a pandemic on Wednesday, TV shows...

Blige named ambassador of American Black Film Festival

ABFF Ventures LLC has announced that Mary J. Blige will be the ambassador for the 2020 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), which will be...

New ‘Unsung’ focuses on Dru Hill’s success, turmoil and hope

BY SAMEER RAO THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS There’s no better time than the present, as R&B hit-makers like H.E.R. and PartyNextDoor openly pull from the sounds of...

Video shows at least four suspects in Pop Smoke’s shooting

BY RICHARD WINTON AND HANNAH FRY LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police say at least four people are connected to Wednesday’s shooting death of...

Wrongly convicted man’s journey fuels new show

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Billboards in urban areas and a robust ad blitz for a new Tuesday-night ABC drama promise something grittier than...

Oscar win boosts fight to end hair discrimination

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Matthew A. Cherry’s “Hair Love” Oscar win for Best Animated Short Film on Feb. 9 was a victory for...