Arts & Entertainment

Until there are movies that reflect the diversity of this country all year-long, and not just during awards season, there is more work to be done.


Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.


Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]


The girl scout troop that raised over $65,000 in cookie sales at the Oscars are still waiting for the money. The Academy and Girl Scouts of America are reportedly in the dark.

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Straight Outta Compton’s Oscars snub was one of the factors that brought attention to the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity and stirred up a lot of controversy; but after word spread that the film’s cast members were not invited to this year’s ceremony, it added fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite fire.

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Poise and grace aside, popular Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union is capable of throwing some serious shade.

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Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs issued a statement over the weekend after Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith called for an Oscars boycott.

Actress and producer Jada Pinkett Smith took to social media to express her disappointment

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Janet Hubert is fed up, and she wants the world to know it.

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The Academy, as always, ignored some of the stellar work by Black filmmakers and thespians this year.


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced yesterday, Spike Lee will receive an honorary Academy Award for his work.