R&B recording artist Syleena Johnson meets with Iyanla Vanzant. (Photo: Harpo, Inc.)

Sneak Peek: ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life,’ 17 Ways ‘Scandal’ Hid Kerry Washington’s Baby Bump, Jackie Robinson Day & More

There’s plenty going on in the world of black entertainment: Guess which reality TV couple is seeking help on “Iyanla: Fix My Life”? Plus, see if you’ve noticed the various ways “Scandal” has tried to mask Kerry Washington’s pregnancy and check out two videos you can watch to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day. Also, take a […]

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Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Not a Home Run, but a Solid Base Hit

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Jackie Robinson was a legendary baseball player and a trail-blazing athlete – but his epic story retold in director Brian Helgeland’s “42” is an honest attempt at a home-run that instead sits safely at third base. The movie revolves around gifted rookie Chadwick Boseman (in his first lead role) — who portrays […]

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