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Monae: Film on Black women at NASA key part of history

Janelle Monae said she was honored to be part of an upcoming film that tells the little known-story of three Black women who were crucial part of NASA’s history, including one who helped John Glenn become the first American to ...

Tina Turner musical, TBAAL’s season finale

“There are times when an individual’s life, as a human being, speak to the heart and soul of the world’s humanity.

Saluting a historic Big D blues scene

Famed musical talents across the city, through their inspiration and organic rhythms, have contributed to global artistic culture for more than 100 years. From the Southern-steeped blues of Blind Lemon Jefferson at the beginning of the 20th century to Down ...

Blair Underwood honored during TBAAL gala

“Brother Underwood, supporter of the Black Academy and friend, you have no idea how much we love and appreciate you for the work that you have done,” gushed Curtis King, founder and president of The Black Academy of Arts and ...

Prince fought throat, stomach pains in his final months

On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia and California. He hosted a pop-up party at his Paisley Park studio, and there were few outward signs in his final months that anything was wrong.

Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate

Five of Prince's six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn't known to have left a will.

Prince, a revolutionary one-man band

On his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band.

Show Boat boldly exposes racial disparities during Jim Crow era

Show Boat examines through comedy and drama the complexities of love and family – not new territory for musical theater – while adding the element of racial disparity within the Deep South and the cities in the North during the ...

Watch Me Whip: ‘Let’s Dance – The Tour’ 2016 comes to Dallas

Trendy dances such as the Whip/Nae Nae, DLOW Shuffle, Hit Dem Folks and Hit the Quan have not only gone viral on the Internet but can be seen being performed by people of all ages, body types and ethnicities.

Bill Cosby wins temporary delay in lawsuit against him

Bill Cosby marked a small — but only temporary — legal victory in Los Angeles on Wednesday. This was 24 hours after he marked a legal loss in a different case on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Judge: Janice Dickinson's defamation suit against Bill Cosby to proceed

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson celebrated a judge's ruling Tuesday that will allow her defamation case against legendary entertainer Bill Cosby to move forward.

Katt Williams facing charges for fight with Georgia teen

Entertainer Katt Williams and a teenager have each been charged with disorderly conduct after fighting each other at an apartment complex

New film recounts Thurgood Marshall’s role in the controversial Greenwich case

The story of a sensational criminal case that rocked Greenwich and southern Connecticut is now being filmed for the big screen.

Race & beauty: Family of Nina Simone outraged at casting of Zoe Saldana

If there was any doubt about how Nina Simone’s family and fans feel about the upcoming biopic starring Zoe Saldana, recent social media posts make it clear they are not pleased.

Hollywood & Diversity: Black actors ready for Chris Rock to shake up Oscars

Guests at the first American Black Film Festival Honors are ready for Chris Rock to shake up the Oscars.

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