Sunday, April 11, 2021

Television

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film,...
(YouTube) Tuesday, Donna Brazile appeared on ABC’s The View and was poised to address controversy head on. During a brief but spirited interrogation by View cohost Meghan McCain – daughter of Republican Senator John McCain – the former DNC interim chair...
After the dysfunction of Scandal’s Olivia and Fitz, Issa and Lawrence of Insecure and just about every reality-TV couple, Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown) on NBC’s This Is Us are just the representation of #BlackLove...
One of the most famous black actors on the longest-running soap opera on TV, The Young and the Restless, has reportedly threatened suicide. Kristoff St. John, 51, was hospitalized and placed under psychiatric evaluation after allegedly threatening to kill himself...
Note: Season 1 Spoilers throughout! This Is Us has wrecked me. I hopped aboard the hype train later than most, but when I did … I bought a season (or series?) pass immediately. Advertisement There’s an uncanny moment in life when you’re...
Heather Heyer's legacy will live on. Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, paid tribute to her late daughter at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, after a powerful introduction by the Rev. Robert Wright Lee. Lee -- a descendant of Robert E. Lee,...
Even before HBO thought enlisting two white men to explain how 400 years of slavery was so horrible by resurrecting a modern-day version of it was a great idea, Amazon had their own alternative history series in the works. Deadline...
What do you feel when you see the Confederate American flag? For some, it’s a patriotic symbol of their southern American heritage. For many others, though, the Confederate flag is a painful reminder that America’s is a legacy steeped...

Ice Cube has long been the boss of his own projects, and now he’s got another big one on the way.

Cube’s production company, Cube Vision, is joining forces with VH1 to bring a hip-hop version of Hollywood Squares to …