Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton hits theaters tonight! This highly anticipated biopic on the rise and eventual breakup of the gangster rap group NWA - Niggaz Wit Attitudes is already getting great…
Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love is a new film executive produced by Queen Latifah. Set in Overbrook High School in Philadelphia, Keke Palmer stars in this drama which portrays family struggles, tumultuous relationships,…
Congratulations Selma!

Congratulations Selma!

Kudos to my neighbor Ava DuVernay for the four Golden Globe nominations her film Selma garnered today. Ava is the first African American woman to be nominated as Best Director…
Lee Daniels’ Empire

Lee Daniels’ Empire

Lee Daniels' has brought his film expertise to television with the series called, Empire. Lee Daniels' Empire is a musical drama about a family immersed in a hip-hop empire. Terrence…
I Am Ali – The Movie

I Am Ali – The Movie

I recently spent some time with Maryum Ali and Hana Ali, daughters of Muhammad Ali during press day at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. The press event was…
Jagged Edge Returns

Jagged Edge Returns

Unless you have been living on another planet, you have heard at least one of the many hits released by R & B super-stars, Jagged Edge. In fact, you probably…
The Primetime Emmy Awards

The Primetime Emmy Awards

The long-awaited 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was full of surprises from start to finish. There was much talk about new Emmy Awards host, Seth Meyers taking the reigns, but…
NAACP Reads

NAACP Reads

The NAACP and AURN have joined forces to develop a literacy program that promotes a grade-level reading campaign. It's called NAACP Reads, and it's designed to encourage young people to…