ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Md. Professor, Author Pens Origin of the Nation’s Blackest Superhero, The Black Panther

In late 2016, Marvel Studios asked Jesse Holland to re-tell the story of one of our nation's most recognizable Black superheroes, the Black Panther. He happily obliged, and now this Bowie resident is making...

“Black Panther” Poised for Heroic Opening Weekend

Opening weekend for Marvel’s “Black Panther” is here, and it’s clear that the movie is poised to both break the box office and become a huge influence on those who view it. With “Creed” and...

Viola Davis Has Had Enough

Viola Davis declared she is not putting up with Hollywood’s racial inequities anymore. With an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy, a British Academy of Film Television and Arts (BAFTA) Award, two Tony’s and...

U.S. Chess Champion Dies at 79

In 43 states and the District of Columbia, Black students are more likely to get arrested at school, an analysis by Education Week Research Center found last year. Another study finds that Black students...

Stunt Woman Turned Actress Makes Feature Film Debut in ‘Black Panther’

It was, essentially, a small thing. A pebble upon which Janeshia Adams-Ginyard stumbled as she reached a fork in the road. “Girl, my hair was eighteen inches long. When I was first told, I...

Obama’s Portraits Highlight Black Excellence and the Black Plight

The official presidential portraits of Barack Obama and former first lady, Michelle Obama, which were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery Feb. 12, highlight African American history and excellence, while offering a glimpse into...

Omorosa Spills Even More White House Secrets on ‘Big Brother’

CBS’ “Celebrity Big Brother” is turning out to be a great source for secret political intelligence, as reality star, former presidential aide, and ex-Trump booster, Omorosa Manigault, continues to air dirty laundry about the...

Reg E. Cathey, known for ‘House of Cards,’ dies at 59

NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for "House of Cards" and "The Wire," has died. Cathey died at age 59, according to a statement from Netflix published in numerous reports....

African American Film Critics Awards Close to Heart of Best Actress Recipient Frances McDormand

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Frances McDormand admits she's getting tired of collecting trophies for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" but she picked up one more from a group near to her heart. The Oscar...

Van Jones Mixes Activism with Entertainment on CNN Show

This isn’t Tennessee native Anthony “Van” Jones’ first time at the rodeo. It is however, the first time he is riding by himself. Van Jones previously co-hosted a talk show on CNN called Crossfire....

Dennis Edwards’ Wife Being Investigated for Abusing Him

More information has surfaced regarding the life, death and health of former Temptations Lead Singer, Dennis Edwards. As EURweb previously reported, Edwards passed away at a Chicago area hospital on Thursday, February 1, 2018; just two...

NBC’s ‘This is Us’ Gets Big Boost from Super Bowl Slot

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl ratings may have been slightly down for NBC, but the network's entertainment division was buoyed by the showing of "This is Us" after the game. The second-year drama scored...