ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

HBO Documentary ‘Baltimore Rising’ Explores Life after Freddie Gray

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers and participants in "Baltimore Rising" say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes...

D.C. Theatre Company Exposes Threat of Street Harassment

A phrase like, “Hey, beautiful” may appear complementary initially, yet when it’s yelled across the street, accompanied by honks, kissing noises, uncomfortable closeness, or grabs, this unsolicited comment is no longer innocent and becomes...

Jury: Michael Jackson Estate Owes Quincy Jones $9.4 Million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson's estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from "Billie Jean," ''Thriller" and more of the superstar's biggest...

Stevie Wonder marries Tomeeka Bracy – and John Legend, Usher and Pharrell Williams sing...

Music's biggest stars serenaded the recording artist and new wife Tomeeka Bracy To cap it all off, soul king Stevie then sang his own hit Try A Little Tenderness for his bride — 24 years his...

Comic-Con Goes Wild for ‘Black Panther’ at Marvel panel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Black Panther" stole the show Saturday night at Marvel Studios' Comic-Con presentation, outshining the Ant-Man, Thor and even the ultimate Avengers team-up, "Infinity War." Fans went wild for the exclusive sneak...

Woman Turns Home into Museum after Getting Sick of Black Women being Ignored by...

There is a museum like no other in Philadelphia. You would not have heard it, it is not listed anywhere and there are no signs from the motorway. Metro.co.uk reporter Adam Smith was the...

More Than 90 Hospitalized During Chance the Rapper Show

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert Friday night featuring Chance the Rapper in Connecticut, authorities said. Many were taken to hospitals for excessive drinking. Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley...

Matthew A. Cherry’s “Hair Love” is the Movie We Need Right Now

There is nothing more special than a bond between daughter and father. Unfortunately, you do not hear about this bond often enough, especially in the Black community, where mass media often leaves you thinking...

Beyoncé Wax Figure Touched Up after Fans Say It’s Too White

NEW YORK (AP) — A wax figure of Beyoncé at Madame Tussauds in New York has been given a makeover after fans of the megastar said the figure was too White. The wax Beyoncé sported...

Dolores Marsalis, Matriarch of Jazz Family, Dies at 80

Dolores Ferdinand Marsalis, mother of trumpet great Wynton Marsalis and matriarch of one of jazz music’s best known families, died July 18 at age 80. Dolores Marsalis’ husband, New Orleans pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis...

Stars Reveal How New Film “Detroit” Got Made

Oscar-winning director (“The Hurt Locker “) Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film “Detroit” is the very definition of an ensemble drama. Strong characters highlight this highly-charged and already controversial film about an incident that took place during...

OJ Simpson Get’s His Parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing...