Thursday, January 28, 2021

‘Mislaid’ takes on race and sexuality

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER As “Mislaid,’’ Nell Zink’s second novel, begins, Margaret Vaillaincourt, a first-year student at Stillwater College in rural...

Hart, LL Cool J and Morgan to get Hollywood stars

EURWEB.COM Kevin Hart’s star continues to rise – and will soon become set in stone. The comedian joins Tracy Morgan and LL Cool J among the...

Tyler joining CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds’

EURWEB.COM Aisha Tyler is moving from CBS Daytime to CBS Prime Time. The co-host of “The Talk” joins the cast of “Criminal Minds” for its upcoming...

‘No Sleeep’ for Janet

EURWEB.COM After announcing an upcoming album and tour earlier this year, Janet Jackson has just whet our appetites with a new song. “No Sleeep” – yes, with three...

‘Empire’ to bring on gay female rap artist

BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM “Empire’’ creator Lee Daniels is on the hunt for a young actress to play the recurring role of gay rapper Betty Barz, a “moody,...

Chappelle said he won’t joke about Dolezal in near future

EURWEB.COM Comedian Dave Chappelle weighed in on the Rachel Dolezal controversy during a commencement speech on June 14 to Duke Ellington School of the Arts grads at...

CNN anchor apologizes for ‘courageous and brave’ comment

CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield has apologized on her June 14 show for calling the gunman who fired upon the Dallas police headquarters “courageous and...

BLACK MUSIC MONTH 2015

‘Happy Feelings’ coming to Daytona Beach June is Black Music Month, and Daytona Beach will celebrate with a concert on Sunday, June 14, showcasing Maze...

‘Selma’ star says he won’t take ‘Black best friend’ role

EURWEB.COM After starring as Martin Luther King Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed movie “Selma,” David Oyelowo said in a recent interview with NPR, “I...

Obama not on Denzel’s list of people to play

EURWEB.COM He may have played Malcolm X and Stephen Biko, but don’t expect Denzel Washington to play President Barack Obama anytime soon. Better yet, it...