Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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...
LaKeith Stanfield and Issa Rae star in "The Photograph."

Review: ‘The Photograph’ is a good, long look at love

BY MICHAEL PHILLIPS CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS The problem with movie trailers is: A) They’re necessary, apparently; B) Too many beans get spilled; and C) Often, a movie...
SNOOP DOGG AND GAYLE KING

Snoop Dogg publicly apologizes to Gayle King

BY KARU F. DANIELS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS One week after blasting “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Gayle King over her Kobe Bryant interview with WNBA legend...
Rep. J.C. Watts

Black News Channel launches from Tallahassee

By Clyde McGrady CQ-Roll Call/(TNS) J.C. Watts doesn’t want a Black version of Fox News, CNN or MSNBC. Launching in the middle of Black History Month,...