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...

Ava Duvernay’s “When They See Us” Blasts Netflix Viewership Records

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor “When They See Us” has been the most-watched series on Netflix in the U.S. every day since it premiered on May 31,” according to Netflix’s Twitter account on...

Three’s Complicated and Fun on Film

By George Kevin Jordan, Special to the AFRO What would you do? You are 42, divorced and passed over for a promotion. You meet a cute young thing at a bar and have some fun—for once....

Rickey Smiley To Take Over Tom Joyner Morning Show

By Times Staff Report Birmingham native Rickey Smiley will take over The Tom Joyner Morning Show when Joyner retires at the end of the year. Joyner said that Smiley has established himself as a trusted leader...

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...

From Promoter to Proprietor

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] From the days where he roamed the Morgan State University campus Tracy Wiggs has always had the gift of gab.  With his raw wit and business savvy he...

2 Women Accuse R. Kelly of Sexual Misconduct in 1990s

By KAREN MATTHEWS , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Two women said Thursday that singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage...

‘Empire’ Star Indicted on 16 Counts Stemming from Reported Attack

By Don Babwin, The Associated Press A grand jury in Chicago indicted “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men who shouted racial...

Viola Davis to Portray Shirley Chisholm in Film by Amazon Studios 

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will portray legendary politician Shirley Chisholm in a feature film for Amazon Studios. Chisholm was the first African American woman in U.S. history to be elected...

Wendy Williams Files for Divorce After 21-year Marriage

By The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Wendy Williams has filed for divorce after nearly 22 years of marriage to her husband and manager. Her attorney, Mary Vidas, says the papers were filed in Essex...

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...

Wendy Williams Returns to Show, Addresses Health, Marriage

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy Williams talked about her health and marriage as she returned to her talk show for the first time since December. The audience on Monday gave the 54-year-old...

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