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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ wins major SAG award

BY JEVON PHILLIPS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) have been awarded, and “The Trial of the Chicago 7” walked away...
Along with his musical career, DMX starred in the 1998 film "Belly" and appeared in 2000's "Romeo Must Die" with Jet Li and Aaliyah. THEO WARGO/GETTY IMAGES/TNS

Rapper-actor DMX, known for iconic hip-hop songs, dies at 50

BY JONATHAN LANDRUM JR AND JENNIFER PELTZ ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party...

Why Simon won’t appear in season two of ‘Bridgerton’

BY RYAN FAUGHNDER AND MEREDITH BLAKE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Fans of Netflix's hit period piece "Bridgerton" were shocked by the news on April 3 that the...

New documentary tells the story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has announced the release of “Twenty Pearls,’’ the official documentary film that the organization’s history. Narrated...

Superstar group BTS shares experiences of racism

BY MURI ASSUNÇÃO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Global music sensation BTS is speaking out against anti-Asian discrimination. On March 30, members of the K-pop superstar group shared...

Beyonce has won the most NAACP Image Awards in history

BY KARU F. DANIELS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Beyonce continues to make awards show history. Weeks after making Grammy history with a record 28 wins, the...

Bobby Brown Jr.’s sudden death linked to fentanyl, final autopsy shows

BY NANCY DILLON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Bobby Brown Jr.’s sudden death last year has been linked to fentanyl, officials confirmed on March 22. The 28-year-old son...

Hiatus for ‘The Talk’ extended as Morgan keeps up Meghan criticism

BY CHRISTIE D’ZURILLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS “The Talk” is in its second full week of hiatus pending an investigation into what went down among Sharon Osbourne...

Black News Channel hopes to provide a fresh voice for Black viewers

HOW TO WATCH Black News Channel is available for subscribers on certain tiers of Xfinity, DIRECTV, Spectrum, AT&T and Dish as well as several online...

Jazz in the Gardens will return in March 2022

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF The City of Miami Gardens has announced Jazz in the Gardens (JITG), its popular two-day jazz and R&B music festival, will...