Wondering when the heck your favorite TV shows featuring diverse casts return or eager to learn of new TV shows with actors and actresses of color? Look no further than the list below. Currently Airing Greenleaf (OWN) Family Drama. Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Deborah Joy Winans, Oprah Winfrey, Lamman Rucker The unscrupulous world of the […]
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Dimanche hopes that his art will open some eyes, and eventually end the American tradition of locking up, neglecting, exploiting and abusing millions in prisons across the country.
Jus a few weeks ago, Avis-Marie Barnes settled into her first regular role, as beloved Anita Jones on AMC’s quirky new comedy-drama ‘Lodge 49.’
Crowds cheered as local lawmakers on August 18 unveiled a street sign showing that Rogers Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn would now be called Jean-Jacques Dessalines Boulevard, after a Haitian slave turned revolutionary general. When Dessalines declared Haiti’s independence from France in 1804 after a 13-year slave uprising and civil war, he became […]
Serena Williams’ Nike-designed, Black Panther-inspired suit was more function than fashion, created as a potentially life-saving tool to help the tennis great avoid blood clots by improving her blood circulation. Williams had said she suffered from blood clots during her pregnancy — the French Open appearance marked the 36-year-old’s triumphant return to tennis after giving birth to her daughter.
Nearly thirty years later, it remains one of the most thrilling experiences of my entire life. Prince took us to church that night, as he did with everyone on that 44-city tour across three continents.
The late, legendary Prince will receive another posthumous honor: a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Minnesota. Prior to Prince’s passing, the U of M had planned to present the iconic entertainer with the honorary degree in recognition of his extraordinary talent and influence, as well as his role in shaping the […]
What makes the picture work is the way in which it mocks the small-minded Klan members’ racist attitudes and behaviors. It also juxtaposed that shameful chapter of American history with current events.
Aretha Franklin leaves an iconic legacy instrumental in changing popular music the world over.
Religion, recovering substance abusers often say, is for people afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who’ve already been there. Accordingly, Vin Baker, disgraced Milwaukee Bucks basketball star, courageously redeemed man, qualifies to be as spiritual as they come. God and Starbucks: An NBA Superstar’s Journey Through Addiction and Recovery (Amistad/HarperCollins Publishers, $10.99), co-authored […]