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“The KeKe Palmer Project” Scheduled To Join A Long List of Daily Talk Shows

“The KeKe Palmer Project” Scheduled To Join A Long List of Daily Talk Shows

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert At age 20, KeKe Palmer will be the youngest talk show host in TV history. BET networks and Telepictures have joined forces to debut a daily talk show, “The KeKe Palmer Project.” The show will be an hour long and Palmer is set to have discussion topics to include: social issues, s*x, […]

Dillard University President explains why he had a bone to pick with Dr Dre

Dillard University President explains why he had a bone to pick with Dr Dre

Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough is not a punk.  He’s a man of integrity and one who is willing to engage the world.  He spoke last year in public when hip-hop star Dr. Dre made a massive donation of $70 million dollars to USC.  The gift is a nice one and would go toward sustaining […]

Immortalized by Denzel on Screen, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Dies at the age of 76

Immortalized by Denzel on Screen, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Dies at the age of 76

by Brandon Simmons Former boxing champion, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter has passed away at the age of 76 from complications of prostate cancer. Carter was a famous boxer in the 70’s but is more known for being wrongfully convicted of murder. The conviction occurred at the tail end of his career in 1966 but eventually the […]

Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

Actor Gary Dourdan Will Join The Cast Of “Being Mary Jane”

Popular television series, Being Mary Jane will be back for Season 2 with different characters coming into the mix. Madame Noire reports that Gary Dourdan, actor in A Different World and CSI will be playing Mary Jane’s new love interest as Sheldon Armstrong. Season 1 left off with Mary Jane Paul single and broken-hearted after […]

Another Actor Calls Out Spike Lee’s Gentrification Remarks

Another Actor Calls Out Spike Lee’s Gentrification Remarks

Michael Rapaport responds to Spike Lee’s comment on gentrification in Brooklyn. Rapaport, a well known actor and director, is not in his colleagues corner when it comes to Lee’s recent comments speaking out against the gentrification of his neighborhood. Rapaport has worked with Lee before, in one of Lee’s most famous films, Bamboozled. Spike Lee, […]

Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

Legendary Award-Winning Director Passes Away At 83

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III The theatre world is dealing with the loss of a legend. Actor, playwright, and director, Phillip Hayes Dean died from a heart condition on Monday, April 14. The news of his death was announced by a family spokesperson. He was 83-years-old. “Phillip Hayes Dean might be best known for his […]

Salli Richardson Joins Gabrielle Union On “Being Mary Jane”

Salli Richardson Joins Gabrielle Union On “Being Mary Jane”

By April Taylor The second season of the BET Show, “Being Mary Jane,” is set to start soon, and the production team is continuing to add to the cast in preparation.  BET’s website reports that the show started in January 2014.  It was created by Mara Brock Akil and stars Gabrielle Union.  The show is […]

Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Will Feature Biggest Names In Pop Music

Spider-Man 2 Soundtrack Will Feature Biggest Names In Pop Music

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Pharrell Williams, who is still riding the hot streak of a movie theme song that brought him an Academy Award nomination and a live performance slot during the show in March, conspired with fellow musicians Alisha Keys and Kendrick Lamar on a new track for the soon to be released “The […]

Racist? Why is Lupita Nyong’o being warned to avoid Tyler Perry films?

Racist? Why is Lupita Nyong’o being warned to avoid Tyler Perry films?

People have warned Lupita Nyong’o to avoid Tyler Perry films for being “degrading.”  But do you really believe that white Hollywood is going to be more respectful to her image than Tyler Perry films?  Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the matter with Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses.  Check it out.

Joe Accuses R. Kelly of Sabotaging His Music Career

Joe Accuses R. Kelly of Sabotaging His Music Career

By April Taylor According to hellobeautiful.com, R&B singer Joe is alleging that R. Kelly attempted to sabotage his career.  Joe provided competition for R. Kelly around 2000 when his album, My Name is Joe, sold more than three million copies and reached the #2 spot on the Billboard top 200 list.  During that same year, […]

Chiwetel Ejiofor May Be The Villain In The Next James Bond Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor May Be The Villain In The Next James Bond Film

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III There’s a rumor going around that the next villain to be played in the epic James Bond movie is actor Chiwetel Eliofor. Eliofor is a British actor in film, television, and theatre. Born in London to Nigerian parents, this talented actor has made his way into the acting field from […]

How Often Do You See Black People In Comic Books?

How Often Do You See Black People In Comic Books?

By David Bloodsaw Black comic book super heroes have suffered a storied history from laughable characterization or being relegated to stereotypical sidekick status (often times both). The Root reports on a brief history of black comic book characters and how they have fared over the years. The first D.C. black superhero to star in a […]

Pharell gets with a German composer to do the “Spiderman 2″ soundtrack

Pharell gets with a German composer to do the “Spiderman 2″ soundtrack

By Liku Zelleke “The Amazing Spider-man 2” is about to get a soundtrack that promises to be out of this world. Director Marc Webb and the famed composer Hans Zimmer have brought together a group like never before. In it is “Happy” singer Pharrell Williams who has, with that single song, managed to rock the […]

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

Beyonce and Jay-Z hit their sixth year of Marriage: What do they mean for black people?

By Liku Zelleke They are perceived by many to be America’s answer to royalty. They certainly have the media’s attention, they probably earn more than some of the world’s monarchs, and they have managed to lead a warm family lifestyle – a big deal when considering the pressures of their intensely busy work schedules. They […]

Alvin Ailey Dancers Are Doing A Major Upgrade

Alvin Ailey Dancers Are Doing A Major Upgrade

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger The junior division of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater is all grown up, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. A “staple in black history,” according to The Grio, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater has played in a critical role in the artistic expression of the black community since its founding in […]

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