Emmy nominations taking on diversity
The 2016 Emmy Nominations are in and Black performers have something to shout about. Twenty-one Black actors and actresses have been nominated in a total of 16 acting categories, from comedies to dramas.
Is “The Great White Way” seeing things in color these days? If you watched the 70th Annual Tony Awards you’d think so. To begin with, “Hamilton” led the race with 11 awards out of an historic 16 nominations.
Things change only to remain the same. Is that what’s taking place today in the world of Network TV?
Salute! Black women in Hollywood
In honor of Women’s History Month, I’m taking the opportunity to recognize and salute actresses that have helped pave the way for today’s television and film stars.
Underground: A new telling of the Old South
On Wednesday, WGN America premiered the first episode of the 10-part series “Underground.”
”Black is beautiful.” “Black power,” and “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud”—for this writer, these
NAACP Image Awards—rock steady
Live Feb. 5, the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards will celebrate and honor Black performers
Black Dolls: A Renaissance?
Parents of Black children have a particular challenge when it comes
T & T white hot holidays
So, who or what is “T & T,” and what do I mean by white hot holidays?
Hollywood by Choice
“I don’t want people to feel like we got lucky,” said Jason Mitchell, the subject of an increasing amount of best supporting actor Oscar buzz for his portrayal of the late hip-hop artist Eazy-E in Universal’s “Straight Outta Compton.” “For lack of a better expression, we worked our asses off,” added the young star.