ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

    Soulja Boy’s Car Among Those Trapped By California Mudslide

    By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Soulja Boy was among motorists whose cars were trapped by mudslides caused by a powerful storm that shut down Southern California's Pacific Coast Highway. The 28-year-old retweeted...

    Ali, Jordan, Coogler, AFI Awards Brought out the Stars

    By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wine was flowing and the atmosphere relaxed Friday at the American Film Institute Awards, which brought out some of Hollywood's brightest stars of the...

    ‘StarTalk’ Season on Hold Amid Claims Against Host Tyson

    By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The current season of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "StarTalk" series is on hold amid sexual misconduct claims against the prominent astrophysicist. The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes...

    NAACP Image Awards to Televise Live From Dolby Theatre

    By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NAACP Image Awards will be televised live for the first time from the Dolby Theatre. NAACP and TV One officials announced Thursday that the 50th awards ceremony...

    Kevin Hart Says He’s Considering Oscar Hosting Gig Again

    By DAVID BAUDER , AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he'll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards. Hart had backed away...

    Foundation Gives $1 Million Grant To Detroit Youth Theatre

    By The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — A foundation started by "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller is giving a $1 million grant to the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit. Mosaic says that the Seller-Lehrer Family Foundation grant will be...

    ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Snag PGA Nominations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producers behind hits "Black Panther," ''Crazy Rich Asians," ''A Star Is Born" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" are among the 10 nominees for the top prize at the Producers Guild Awards. The...

    Keith Hamilton Cobb Brings American Moor Back To D.C.

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer What is the old saying? History has a way of repeating itself? If that is true actor Keith Hamilton Cobb hopes to add something new to the conversation of...

    There’s Still Time to See UnSeen At Portrait Gallery

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Even though The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is technically not on the National Mall geographically, it is still one of the most important museums in the District. Over the...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, Happy New Year to you all. I am hoping that this year will be much better than the last for us all. God has blessed us...

    With Dr. Dre Behind Him, Anderson .Paak is Feeling Epic

    By GARY GERARD HAMILTON , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Getting Dr. Dre to produce his entire album had Anderson .Paak feeling like "the prodigal son," as he put it, since it's rare that...

    `The Show’ Is a Showcase For Home Grown Talent

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Megan Rochon, an actress and producer is all too familiar with one of Baltimore’s essential rules; if you didn’t graduate from high school here there are certain customary “restrictions” placed...

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