African American Film Critics celebrate great movies shunned by the Oscars
Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy and Da’Vine Joy Randolph are among the winners
‘Tina’ brings the blessings of church to the standard jukebox musical
Adrienne Warren is a rock ‘n’ roll star in her own right
Kaepernick and the debate over ‘authentic’ blackness
Some supporters of the controversial quarterback criticize others as traitors or sellouts, a tactic that goes back to Du Bois and Malcolm X
Famous for its history of diversity, ‘Star Trek’ gets its first black female director
TV vet Hanelle Culpepper directed the pilot for new series ‘Star Trek: Picard’
NFL and Roc Nation release PSA on death of Botham Jean
The PSA, produced in collaboration with Roc Nation, is narrated by Jean’s family
Last man standing: College baller has lost six high school teammates to gun violence
Tyresse Williford is haunted by those who never made it out
Steve Stoute’s BASE:LINE is the NBA’s new soundtrack
The weekly Apple Music playlist will grant exposure to emerging and independent artists
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has a woman and LL Cool J problem
From its lack of female artists and snub of the pioneering MC, the music institution has some explaining to do
Can ‘Bad Boys’ become good men?
Will Smith became the biggest movie star in the world by playing one cop after another. In the Black Lives Matter era, can that still resonate?
Richard Pryor told America about the struggle of black quarterbacks
In his prime-time show, the comedian brought James Harris’ mistreatment to white America’s living rooms
Cleveland Cavs head coach John Beilein meant slugs, of course
Shake it off, coach, those kinds of slips happen all the time, quips Saida Grundy
Hey, academy: Where are the (black) women?
In a year where black women were behind the scenes in some of the most critically acclaimed material, no one’s name was called
From Division 1 to dead: How opioids claimed the life of a once-promising baller
David Lunn Jr. was a star hooper in Baltimore and headed in a good direction after a modest college career. Then fentanyl took over.
‘Just Mercy’ shows that Atticus Finch was fiction, but Bryan Stevenson is real
Movie tells the story of the founding of Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative