Original ‘Aunt Viv’ Slams Wendy Williams in an Open Letter

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Talk show host Wendy Williams has many fans, but actress Janet Hubert is apparently not one of them. Hubert, who played Aunt Vivian on the hit TV sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” wrote an open letter to Williams after the media mogul had Hubert’s former co-star Tatyana […]

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‘Free Angela’ Revels in Angela Davis’ Political Rise and Liberation

By Courtney Garcia, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Many words describe Angela Davis – radical, intellectual, Communist, feminist, rebel, scholar, revolutionary– but the story of her life can be defined by one: justice. As a civil rights activist and prison abolitionist, Davis has spent decades fighting for a fair society, and in the process, […]

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‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ is the Bomb with Guantanamo Prisoners

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is experiencing a resurgence – and its emerging fan base gives new meaning to the phrase “captive audience.” The Miami Herald reports that Will Smith’s 1990s comedy has become a big hit with the suspected terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, supplanting the “Harry Potter” books […]

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Samuel L. Jackson to Host BET Awards

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year’s BET Awards. The “Snakes on a Plane” star’s hosting gig was revealed Tuesday by the network, along with nominees for this year’s event. Past hosts for the ceremony, which was launched in […]

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