via sandrarose: WOW!! Dana Owens just turned 50!!   Well we all know her as Queen Latifah!! Born Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, New Jersey, Latifah signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989. She released her debut album All Hail the Queen on Nov. 28, 1989. The album spawned the hit single “Ladies First” CLICK HERE to read full […]

Source: JRP/WENN / WENN via kiyonnathewriter , Associate Editor/globalgrind: Just like any other holiday, folks do whatever they can to stay in February to  get into the Black History month spirit. Black people are Black all day, everyday but even we need a shift sometimes from the traditional Black History Month celebration — like highlighting the same three […]

viamadamenoire/TiaBrown: Black Hollywood is still in celebration mode. Urban One Honors aired on TV One Monday, January 20th—and it was all things Black Excellence, plus Black Woman Magic and with quite a bit of superstar power to top it off. As the leading Black-owned multimedia company, Urban One has the distinction of holding a portfolio that consists of radio, […]

via CNN: Director Spike Lee is once again making history….He will serve as jury president for the upcoming 73rd annual Cannes Film Festival. Spike is the first black person to hold the prestigious position in the festival’s history. CLICK HERE to read story  

via GetUpMornings: TV One will air REPRESENT: 40 YEARS OF NURTURING CHANGE WITH CATHY HUGHES, sponsored by Lexus, immediately preceding the show at 7 P.M. ET/6C. Hosted by Hughes, the TV One special features in-depth one-on-one conversations with actor Billy Porter and activist Rev. Al Sharpton, highlighting their lasting impact on black culture. The special also includes […]

via variety: The 2020 Academy Awards Nominees were just announced and leading the pack is the movie “Joker” with  11 Oscar nominations on Monday, including best picture, best director for Phillips and best actor for Joaquin Phoenix. Martin Scorsese’s mob epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s ode to Los Angeles “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” […]

via Wkyc: Last night all of entertainment gathered for The 77th annual Golden Globes in Cali. Five-time host Ricky Gervais snickered at his own jokes, which often were a mystery to viewers as they were censored for apparent explicit language. And Brad Pitt, at no surprise, took home an award. CLICK HERE to read full […]

via getupmorninigs/ Family night at the movies made easy next year with the release of several Christian movies. Jesus is at the center of these faith-based features in this new decade with films like Netflix’s Messiah and XL: The Temptation of Christ. There’s even something for the action movie buffs out there. Flip through the gallery below to check out […]

via foxnews: There are lots of Christmas Movies that will be on your tv in the next few hours!! What is your favorite? From Macaulay Culkin‘s iconic pranks to Will Ferrell‘s elvish antics, there are plenty of Christmas movies out there that will get you in the holiday spirit. “A Christmas Story” “A Christmas Story” follows the […]

via BlackAmericaWeb/Veronica Wells: Recently actress Taraji P Henson sat down with SELF Magazine to talk about everything!! From mental health to the set of Empire and more!! CLICK HERE to read story  

via CNN/Lisa Respers France: Over the years he has made us laugh..and cry at his plays and movies and now Tyler Perry is taking you to a back stage invite of his new studios in the ATL. CLICK HERE to read full story

via CNN: It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, we know it’s not even Halloween yet, but the holiday movies have arrived. Starting Friday night, you can kick back and get into the spirit with “Sweet Mountain Christmas,” starring Megan Hilty and Marcus Rosner, over on Lifetime and “A Merry Christmas Match,” starring […]