Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Entertainment

by Stacy M. Brown -- In December, groundbreaking occurs on the historic Universal Hip Hop Museum. Officials promise that patrons will receive thorough analysis and an untainted view of the culture’s past by using leading-edge virtual and augmented reality technologies for...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer -- You had every intention to stand still that night. Nice try. Your shoulders were shimmying ten seconds after you stepped to a beat, left foot, right foot, through a wall of thump that came from speakers taller...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer -- Your birthday card had a Black History postage stamp on it. As always, it was from Grandma and though it's kind of corny, you look forward to it ever year: a blue or red envelope outside, a...
by Mesfin Fekadu -- NEW YORK — Beyoncé is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. Beyoncé picked up song and record of...
by Hillel Italie -- NEW YORK – Former President Barack Obama’s “A Promised Land” sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in...
by Stacy M. Brown --  At 22, Paris Jackson bears the scars of a childhood that took a devastating turn 11 years ago with the death of her father, Michael Jackson. After the King of Pop’s death, a chaotic years-long struggle with family turmoil and...
(Nielsen) – An estimated 56.9 million people tuned in to watch coverage of the 2020 U.S. presidential election during primetime on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. While coverage varied by network, 21 networks aired live coverage from approximately 7 p.m. CT...
After months of delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, this week a new Miss USA was crowned. And while many were pleased that she is Black, some viewers were stunned to discover that she may also be a supporter...
Award-winning filmmaker and Memphian Anwar Jamison is making his rounds this week at the 2020 Indie Memphis festival to premier his latest film “Coming to Africa.” The film is a light-hearted romantic comedy that boasts social consciousness by diving into...
by Cortney Wills --  Netflix just dropped the first official trailer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and it’s clear the last film Chadwick Boseman worked on will be epic. Viola Davis stars as the iconic 1920s performer in the film based on the play by August Wilson....
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