Actor Samuel L. Jackson posted a photo of himself on Twitter wearing an “I’m not Laurence Fishburne” T-shirt.
Dorothy Height, who is also known as “godmother” of the civil rights movement, was honored on the homepage of Google Monday.
Hot off her supporting turn in the Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave,” actress Alfre Woodard has been tapped to play the president of the United States opposite Katherine Heigl in an upcoming NBC drama “State of Affairs.”
Even though neo-soul icon Lauryn Hill has been out of jail for six months, after serving time for tax evasion, her financial problems are far from over.
Last week “Mastermind,” the latest LP from rapper Rick Ross, debuted as the No. 1 album in America, moving 179,000 units in just a few short days.
Djuan Trent made history in 2010 when she became one of four African-American women to win the pageant title of Miss Kentucky. On Friday, Trent made national history again after she announced she was “queer” — becoming the first national pageant contestant to publicly come out as lesbian.
Liberal activists in Virginia are sharply opposing the candidacy of Richmond mayor Dwight Jones to be chairman of the Virginia Democratic Party because the African-American pastor refuses to publicly support gay marriage, even though he says this personal views on the issue would not affect his decisions if he were selected as chairman.
“12 Years a Slave” screenwriter John Ridley is clearing the air about his alleged snub of director Steve McQueen at the Academy Awards.
Music icon Prince is back on the scene, taking both the music and television airwaves by storm.
Awards season is in full swing and among the plethora of events honoring the best of film that have — and will — take place are the African American Film Festival Hollywood Awards.