Category Archives: Entertainment

Film Stars Take Action to Diversify Hollywood

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The stars are giving back. Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle, and other actors are founding an arts high school in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Unified School District announced the program at the end of June.  These entertainers are doing more than founding. They will serve on an advisory board for the new magnet school to ensure […]

Hallewyerrrr: Tyler Perry & T. D. Jakes Purchase 132 Acres in Atlanta To Establish Entertainment District & Expand Affordable Housing!

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LET THE CHURCH SAY, AMEN! Sweet Jesus, My Lord… Black Excellence Wins Again! Yes, you read that correctly! Tyler Perry, one of the greatest playwrights and media moguls of our time has touched and agreed with Bishop T. D. Jakes, one of the Greatest Pastors and Leaders this generation has ever witnessed to help shift […]

Coco Gauff Became the Youngest Player to Advance to Grand Slam Quarter Finals

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Unless you’ve been under a rock, then you should already know about the 17-year-old tennis pro that is out here making history! (again) At just 15 years old, Cori “CoCo” Gauff was named the youngest player to ever qualify for Wimbledon and then went on to defeat one of her idols, Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 […]

Netflix Fatherhood shows Hart giving a heartfelt performance for single fathers and black dads

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After celebrating Father’s this weekend and checking out Tobe Nwigwe’s interview with Ebony where he expands on fatherhood, especially Black Fathers, Funny man, Kevin Hart, took his aim at displaying Fatherhood, in Netflix’s original movie, of the same name.   In the movie, Hart shows us a different side of him. Hart plays a single […]

Ebony magazine showing us how to make that old thing new, better with Tobe Nwigwe

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Everyone’s favorite magazine growing up is back. Better, too. Ebony returns this month, with innovative, critically acclaimed artist Tobe Nwigwe gracing its June 2021 digital cover. While everyone is heading outside, Ebony is giving us a different look and feel inside, with their newly relaunched magazine. The redesign is part of the brand’s digital-first approach […]

Naomi Osaka Named Sportswoman of the Year at 2021 Laureus Awards

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In 2018, Naomi Osaka broke onto the scene after winning her first Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) title at the Indian Wells Open. Since then, Osaka has made herself a household name with her record-breaking achievements and unapologetic activism. Most recently, she was named Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her […]

Is The Oscars Finally Moving in the Right Direction?

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Did Sunday’s Oscars Show Signs that the Academy Is [finally] Moving in the Right Direction? Are the Oscars moving in the Right Direction (right decision)? In short, and as Hollywood’s big night proved, yes. The Academy finally got it right. People of color, minorities, women, and the culture were at the helm of Sunday’s big […]

Oscars 2021: Who Were The Winners

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It’s been a while since the last Academy Awards ceremony (14 1/2 months) and in a year that put everything on hold, the Oscar finally happened last night. Even though COVID-19 almost ended the movie theater experience in 2020, very memorable films did find their way to your screens through ways of streaming services like Netflix, […]

Oscars Best Dressed Men

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As the world slowly transitions from back-to-back zoom meetings and self-quarantines, we are slowly getting back to our “normal” routines or some semblance of it at least, and this awards season has proven to be the perfect example of just that. Earlier in the awards season, we saw shows canceled completely. Not long after, we […]

YouTube Experiments with Hiding Dislike Counts From Viewers

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In a surprising move, YouTube officially announced that the video-content platform will be removing the number of dislikes for selected viewers during an experimental period. The decision to hide viewers’ negative reaction to otherwise “bad” videos is stated to be driven by creators’ feedback to YouTube, and a larger concern the company has regarding their […]