‘Clueless’ Actress Stacey Dash Charged with Domestic Battery

By The Associated Press NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — An actress known for appearing in the 1990s comedy "Clueless" faces a domestic battery charge in Florida. A Pasco County Sheriff's Office report says 52-year-old Stacey...

Tyler Perry Says he Can’t ‘Up and Leave’ Filming in Georgia

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry said he cannot "just up and leave" filming in Georgia despite Hollywood's backlash against the state's "heartbeat" abortion law. The actor-director-writer made the...

Woolly Mammoth Tackles Race, Perception

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor It’s not very often that by the end of a play, there are empty theatre seats, audience members out of place and no clear curtain call for actors to...

Bill Cosby Hit With $2.75M Legal Bill After Losing Dispute

By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison. The 82-year-old Cosby had challenged a California...

Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’

By Black Press USA With more than 10,000 people packing New Birth’s sanctuary, Grammy Award winning artist Kanye West hosted his recent ‘Sunday Service’ at the Stonecrest megachurch. The ‘Stronger’ and ‘Jesus Walks’ artist led...

Dr. Seuss Exhibit Hits The Road 

By The Associated Press Dr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children’s writer. The exhibit is...

Supreme Court Justices Weigh In On Cable TV Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs "Judge Judy"-like shows all day to those dedicated to...

Jordan, Foxx Debut Injustice Drama ‘Just Mercy’ at Film Fest

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer The starry based-on-a-true-story social-justice tale "Just Mercy" made a powerful impression in its world premiere Sept. 6 at the Toronto International Film Festival, drawing an emotional response for the courtroom...

Wife says Hart ‘Going To Be Fine’ After Car Crash

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Comic actor Kevin Hart's wife says he's "going to be just fine" following a weekend car crash that left him with a major back injury. Eniko Hart was questioned by...

Dave Chappelle Hosts Concert to Honor Ohio Shooting Victims

By The Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of a mass shooting in Ohio. The star-studded "Gem City Shine" took place Sunday...

Amil Barnes, Filmmaker of the Month

By Jessica Dortch, Special to the AFRO The native Washingtonian, Amil Barnes, is recognized as the Aug. 2019 Filmmaker of the Month. The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) in Washington D.C....

‘Deeper Than The Skin’

By AFRO Staff Long-time friends Greg Greenway and Reggie Harris team up for a new presentation. “Deeper Than the Skin” is an electric musical presentation that explores their unique history as a White man from...

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