Shanice Williams as Dorothy in "The Wiz Live!" (Photo: Paul Gilmore/NBC)

‘Wiz Live’ Star Says Trusting Her Instincts Helped Her Land Dorothy Role

It’s been two weeks since Shanice Williams debuted as Dorothy in the NBC television event, “The Wiz Live!” And you know what? People are still buzzing about the newcomer’s performance, particularly because earlier this week, Williams received a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series. Her […]

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YaYa DaCosta Alafia To Play Whitney Houston, B. Smith Battles Alzheimer’s Plus Audra McDonald Does It Again and Other Big Tony Winners

Greetings and Salutations! Here’s your daily dose of black entertainment news to get your week started: YaYa DaCosta Alafia is prepping to channel Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, Lifestyle guru B. Smith shared that she has Alzheimer’s and Audra McDonald makes Tony Award history. Plus, there’s my watchlist and what’s hot (Lil’ Kim is […]

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