Thursday, June 4, 2020

‘Showdown’ a dramatic account of Marshall’s confirmation

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Thurgood Marshall was an icon of the civil rights movement in the United States. The founder and executive...

‘Unforgettable’ singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65

‘Unforgettable’ singer Natalie Cole dies at age 65 BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Natalie Cole, the Grammy winning singer and daughter of the legendary Nat King Cole,...

The impact of ‘Waiting to Exhale’

The movie, which was released 20 years ago, showed the power of Black actresses and led to other successful movies with ethnic casts. BY SUSAN...

N.W.A. finally makes it into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

BY RANDY LEWIS LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes) has followed the success of “Straight Outta Compton” straight into the Rock and Roll...

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...

Filming underway for Tupac biopic

THE ROOT It’s been a long time in the making, but the Tupac Shakur biopic has started filming in Atlanta. “All Eyez on Me,’’ directed by Benny...

British actor discusses role in new ‘Star Wars’

BY NY MAGEE EURWEB The hotly anticipated film is set 30 years after “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi,” and finds Han Solo...

Television becoming truer reflection of who we are, where we’re going

BY ROBERT LLOYD LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) We are not, by any means, living in a post-racial world — a phrase that will of course have...

11 Grammy nominations for Kendrick Lamar

Rapper leads pack; Swift and Weeknd garner seven each BY RANDY LEWIS LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Rapper Kendrick Lamar, pop superstar Taylor Swift and Canadian R&B experimentalist...

‘The Wiz Live’ returns Dec. 19

In case you missed it, NBC will air an encore of “The Wiz Live’’ from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. The musical,...