Actresses Cite Lack of Hollywood Stylists who get Black Hair

By GARY GERARD HAMILTON Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Haddish recalls leaving the set of a big-budget movie in tears in search of someone who could properly do her hair. Lorraine Toussaint blithely...

Steve Harvey to Debut new Project at Tyler Perry Studios

By Terry Shropshire via NNPA Steve Harvey is the walking embodiment of the age-old axiom that “when one door closes, another one opens.” Now that Harvey has a few minutes on his hands after being unceremoniously...

Kanye West Premieres new ‘Jesus Is King’ Film, Album

By RYAN PEARSON, AP Entertainment Writer INGLEWOOD, California (AP) — Kanye West has unveiled his "Jesus Is King" IMAX film, featuring a gospel choir performing at artist James Turrell's dramatic Roden Crater in the Arizona...

Baltimore’s Brilliance on Display 

By Special Report BALTIMORE, Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announced the Baltimore-based authors and artists who will join the lineup for the Baltimore Book Festival...

Nyong’o Honors Her Mother For Fueling Her Passion For Art

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" —...

Queen Latifah Receives Harvard Black Culture Award

By The Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah was among the honorees recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. Harvard awarded the W.E.B. Du Bois...

Hollywood Said ‘No’ To Deon Taylor, So He Made His Own Path

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deon Taylor doesn't take no for an answer when it comes to filmmaking. And it's a word he hears all the time. When no one wanted...

Kanye West says Kim Kardashian’s Sexy Attire Affects His ‘Soul’ 

By AFRO Staff Kanye West recently flipped the script on wife Kim Kardashian, expressing disapproval of her sexy style. On the Oct. 13 episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” the couple argued about the dress...

Baltimore Film Debut: Meet Ms. Renaissance

By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  Meet Ms. Renaissance: she’s ambitious, she’s driven, but “to find her dream career, she just might have to try them all.” On Oct. 19, catch the pilot episode of Ambre Anderson’s...

Radio Golf at Everyman Theatre

By Special to the AFRO It’s never the wrong time to do the right thing. This October, Everyman Theatre’s next show is Radio Golf, the final play in renowned playwright August Wilson’s 10-play opus, ‘The American...

Theatre Review: Celebrating Milestones, Keeping the Music Alive

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Once audiences at Studio’s Doubt: A Parable can get past the strong, and at times, seemingly exaggerated accents, and loud noises from outside the theatre, they’re transported from present day...

Who’s Hurting Black Girls in School? 

By AFRO Staff Women in the Room Productions announced its premiere schedule for “Pushout: The  Criminalization Of Black Girls in Schools, Friday.” The documentary aims to feature “a close look at the educational, judicial and societal...

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