Sunday, March 29, 2020

New generation speaks in ‘Fire This Time’

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Not long after George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, Jesmyn Ward – the author of the novels “Where...

Benjamin draws on his life for ‘American Crime’ role

BY RICK BENTLEY FRESNO BEE (TNS) Andre Benjamin has done some acting over the years, but the rapper and songwriter is better known as being part...

Gospel singer’s photo contest to honor Black moms

BLACKNEWS.COM Music legend Melvin Williams and his entertainment company MWE have launched an open...

Odom is Google’s top name search of 2015

BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM As Lamar Odom continues his road to recovery, the public has remained intensely curious about his well-being. More than two months after he collapsed at a Nevada...

Yoba reveals that ‘Empire’ costar is gay

EURWEB.COM Although Jussie Smollett was mum on his personal life, his “Empire” co-star Malik Yoba shed a bit of light on Smollett and his sexuality...

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...

‘Childish Gambino’s film with Rihanna, hits Amazon, Coachella

KENNETH K. LAM/BALTIMORE SUN/TNS“Guava Island’’ by Donald Glover, whose stage name is Childish Gambino, is being shown at this year’s...

New York choreographer taking ‘Citizen’ to Miami

Reggie Wilson’s “Citizen,’’ by his Fist & Heel Performance Group, will be presented in Miami on April 21 and 22. The dance group, founded in...

Reid calls ‘X Factor’ ‘the worst thing I’ve ever done’

EURWEB.COM Two years after the cancellation of Fox’s “The X Factor,” Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid is telling us how he really felt about his...

Biopic about Tupac debuts June 16

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF “All Eyez on Me’’ tells the story of the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as...