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IN MEMORIAM: John Singleton Dead at 51

By Stacy M. Brown Famed African American movie producer John Singleton has died. Singleton, best known for the hit 1991 movie, Boyz N the Hood starring...

Prince’s Longtime Hairstylist Writes New Memoir

Longtime Prince hairstylist and first-time author, Kim Berry will release her new book, Diamonds and Curlz - 29 Years Rolling With Rock Royalty Prince, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The memoir will be issued as an e-book and print edition on Amazon.com and will be debuted in Minneapolis during the Celebration of Prince 2019.

Sundance 2019: Chinonye Chukwu First Black Woman to Win U.S. Top Prize

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor The 2019 Sundance Film Festival was a...

2019 Oscar Nominees: #OscarsSoBlack?

Excerpt: Fans familiar with the history of the Oscars and racial inclusion know by now that the Oscars aren’t the NAACP Image Awards and aren’t trying to recreate that experience for black fans. However, it is evident –at least this year– Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs’ A2020 mandate for more diversity and representation has been heard and is working.

Still Unsolved: The Cold Cases of Biggie, Tupac and Jam Master Jay

Little did Tupac Shakur know, as he left a heavyweight boxing match in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996,...