Saturday, April 4, 2020

Arts & Culture

Rosario Dawson Relishes Being the Lead on New TV Drama

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By GARY GERARD HAMILTON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she's rarely been cast as the lead in a...
When forced to limit their good service to solely carryout or delivery, Blue Waters Caribbean & Seafood Grill was named “Most Loved on DoorDash.”

Blue Waters Recognized as ‘Most Loved on DoorDash’

By Camille Davis Special to the AFRO The emergency order regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) issued by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on March 16, required restaurants, such as Blue Waters Caribbean & Seafood Grill, to limit food service to carryout or delivery ordering...

BLERDBINDER: Black Nerds — Changing the World and Owning Their Inner Geek!

The Paradigm of the Black Nerd By Noah Washington, blerdbinder.com, NNPA Newswire Contributor The BlerdBinder covers nerdy news for the Black Nerds of the world. We welcome all as we talk about subjects ranging from Movies to Music and Tech to...

Review: In ‘Uncorked,’ a Full-Bodied Coming-of-Age Tale

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By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer The wine movie is not exactly known for a bouquet of tasting notes. From "Wine Country" to "Bottle Shock," they are usually light, amiable movies that amble through sunny fields of vines. "Sideways," of...

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for Where We Stand

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Baltimore Center Stage Announces Digital Access for Where We Stand After cancelling Live Performances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, BCS to make a digital recording available for audiences Baltimore, MD, March 26, 2020---- Baltimore Center Stage has announced that the theater will...

Stars of ‘Contagion’ Reunite to Offer Coronavirus Advice

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By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of the 2011 virus thriller "Contagion" — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19. Laurence Fishburne, Matt...

The Bougie Behind the Brand

By Ariel Chrysann Special to the AFRO Entrepreneurship takes a dauntless mentality and an eagerness for success, that's not an issue for 22-year-old Khila James, founder and owner of the Bougie Business Brand. She has managed to maintain and expand her...

Netflix Presents Madam C.J. Walker

By Ronda Racha Penrice Urban News Service A’Lelia Bundles now knows she was born to tell her great-great-grandmother’s remarkable story. Without her three-decade effort to document her family’s entrepreneurial journey and legacy, pioneering entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker might have ended up...

Film Review: Burden

By Michael Hernandez, Entertainment Reporter Burden is the true story about the life of Mike Burden, played by Garrett Hedlund. He is a Grand Dragon in the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and his life takes a turn for the worse when...

‘Sewing From the Soul’ With Catherine Wooten

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By Jessica Dortch Production Editor [email protected] What makes Catherine Wooten so incredible isn’t the accolades and head nods from fashion and textile industry professionals; it is the fact that every quilt she creates is a special piece of herself. “When I give...

Black People Do Get Coronavirus

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Actor Idris Elba broke his silence about the coronavirus via an Instagram Live vide. During the live stream, Elba revealed that he tested positive for the virus and has remained in quarantine with his wife, who also tested positive...

Art with a Heart Offering Home Art Kits for Enrichment While Social Distancing

Art with a Heart Offering Home Art Kits for Enrichment While Social Distancing Nonprofit inspiring community to “Innovate while we Hibernate” BALTIMORE (Mar. 25, 2020) – Research has found that 45 minutes of creative activity a day significantly lessens stress...

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