Want to know why events like the ABFF Awards, a Golden Globe Award-styled ceremony that honors black achievement in television and film, exist? Because Hollywoodn't. That cleverly stated phrase may seem simplistic, but 20 years ago, it led Jeff Friday to create the American Black Film Festival and, this year, the ABFF Awards (also called […]
“Housewives” NeNe Leakes heads to Broadway; Ja Rule’s family-based docu-series heads to MTV; Plus my watchlist and what’s hot (Harry Belafonte’s latest honor) and not (a gynecologist secretly recording patients).
Sherri Shepherd will help Keke Palmer make Broadway history next month and Oprah Winfrey's turning heads with her latest magazine cover. Plus, there's my weekly watchlist and what's hot (Malia Obama being Malia Obama) and not (Joan River's talking about babies).
Some of your favorite stars took home statues at the 2014 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, Calif. Now see how winners such as August Alsina and presenters like “Scandal” star Kerry Washington rocked the red carpet beforehand.
Plenty to report about today including KeKe Palmer's poised to make TV history, Kenya Moore's considering leaving "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and the "Today" show's Tamron Hall on People's "Most Beautiful" issue. Plus, check out my TV watchlist and what's hot (Outkast adding another lineup) and not (the KKK's plans for a Pennsylvania neighborhood). […]
It's no surprise that "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" season six reunion special is among the top news in black entertainment today. Joining that show is Ice Cube's visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and people's thoughts about the Lifetime film "A Day Late and a Dollar Short." Plus, see what's hot (KeKe Palmer lands […]
Watching "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" last night was a like flipping through my junior high and high school yearbooks. The clothes, hairstyles and of course, the music had me singing Minnie Riperton's "Memory Lane."
"Scandal" is on everyone's mind today! And with hours until the season 3 premiere, it's understandable. As gladiators gear up for their favorite show's return, I find myself reflecting on its first two seasons.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.Those aren't my words; they belong to novelist James Baldwin. And if there's ever someone who needs to hear them now, it's DMX.
The highest-paid child actor on TV doesn't star on a Disney Channel show. Nor does he headline one of Nickelodeon's many kid-friendly programs. The highest paid child actor on TV actually stars on the CBS hit show, 'Two and a Half Men.' His name is Angus T. Jones and he makes a whopping $250,000 per […]