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Fans watched in dismay as the beloved actor, LeVar Burton, was passed over to host Jeopardy! Well, look no further he has got another gig. The famed toy company, Hasbro has a content studio called Entertainment One (eOne) that is partnering with LeVar Burton Entertainment (LBE) to develop the classic trivia game, Trivial Pursuit into […]

Tracy Oliver is dropping a new comedy about thirty-something Black women, and we are here for it. If “Girls Trip” is still your go-to movie to kick back and laugh at, then you’ll most likely enjoy “Harlem.” Created, directed, and executive produced by Tracy Oliver, the new show premieres on Amazon Prime. It is a […]

The all-star cast of Black Panther led by the late Chadwick Boseman is one of the top ten grossing films of all time for Disney. Fandemonium and box office receipts for Black Panther led Disney to greenlight a sequel immediately. However, the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sequel, directed by Ryan Coogler, has some hiccups in […]

The icon Missy Elliott is finally getting some well-deserved flowers while she still lives and breathes. The Virginia native now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Her manager Mona Scott-Young, Lizzo, and Ciara were present to pay homage to her during the unveiling of her star. Elliott’s star will be placed outside […]

Will Smith sat down with Oprah Winfrey and dropped gems ahead of the release of his new self-entitled memoir, “Will.” Before anyone says that the veteran actor’s memoir is just another puff piece, he set the record straight. “I did a writer’s camp. It took two weeks for me to put it all together. I […]

Update: As of Tues., Nov. 16, the death toll of Astroworld Festival fatalities has risen to ten.  After being cooped up for more than 19 months during a global pandemic, scores of teenagers, college students, and Travis Scott super fans planned to enjoy the Astroworld Festival in Houston. A night of fun quickly turned to terror […]

For the first time in its 50-year history, the Soul Train Awards will be hosted on the east coast. But you still can’t go, boo. The Soul Train Music Awards honors the best in African-American culture, music, and entertainment. “Martin” co-stars Tichina Arnold and Tisha Campbell return to co-host the legendary award show at the […]

Watch out! HBO Max is gunning for the ‘go to’ spot for the culture. With five iconic 90’s era Black sitcoms which include Martin, Hangin’ With Mister Cooper, The Jamie Foxx Show, In The House, and The Parent Hood, it’s almost tied with Netflix’s seven shows. During the hot pandemic summer of 2020, Netflix acquired […]

Business mogul and music icon, Jay-Z, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame while his mother, Gloria Carter, watched on with pride. It was a magical moment not just for the “Hard Knock Life” rapper but also for Dame Dash. Once the dynamic trio, Damon “Dame” Dash, Kareem “Biggs” Burke, and Shawn […]

Minnesota has a storied history when it comes to African Americans. The police shooting of George Floyd is a glaring example of the turmoil the state has experienced over the last year and a half. While police reform is in a constant state of improvement and evaluation, one resolution from the US Minnesota delegation has […]

Netlfix’s “The Harder They Fall” is a 21st Century Western that reflects a shift in story telling of Black characters today. But it’s not the first Western with an all-Black cast. Race movies, a genre of film produced in the United States during the Jim Crow Era, focused only on Black audiences. These race films […]

One of the greatest singers of all time passed away on February 11, 2012, Whitney Houston. Since her tragic and untimely death, numerous biopics have been made, most of which were not approved of or created by Houston’s family or loved ones. Clive Davis, a long-time musical mentor of Houston’s, reportedly has stepped up to […]