debbie allen

The R&B singer passed away reportedly passed away of brain cancer.

Howard University on Sunday honored Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, at the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications.

Watch these little girls go off during their routine for an African dance recital.

She may be a superstar and a Black Girl Magic icon, but when it comes to "work work work work work," Debbie Allen is every woman.

Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers” issue. Jamsin Simpkins and HipHollywood bring you this exclusive behind the scenes look at the women’s magazine photoshoot and their individual interviews talking about how they have changed the face of Hollywood, […]

For years, Bill Cosby has been called “America’s Dad,” widely respected by many people across the country for his comedy and philanthropy. In the last few months, he has fallen from grace following the dozens of sexual assault allegations that have tarnished his reputation and have him fighting for his legacy. On November 6, 2014, Roland […]

The “NewsOne Now” panel took on the craziest stories of the week for “WTH?! Thursday,” including a deadbeat, live-in nanny who refused to work or leave her employers’ home. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.   

Debbie Allen joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her new stage play, “Brothers Of The Knight.”  The play opens tonight.  During her chat with Martin, Allen talks about her career, “Grey’s Anatomy” and keeping the arts in our schools. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on […]

Podcast Download How do you feel about Blacks calling another Black white? Is it designed as an insult? Is it an attempt to challenge their blackness? Roland Martin takes your calls on this highly contested topic. On Wednesday, Ray Nagin was sentenced to 1o years in prison on corruption charges. Jarvis DeBerry, columnist from The Times-Picayune and Travers Mackel, WDSU Reporter discussed the sentencing […]

Podcast Download Comedian and activist Dick Gregory joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share his reflections on the legendary Ruby Dee. Debbie Allen, Roy S. Johnson and Spike Lee also shared their memories of Dee ,who passed away Wednesday. Martin also had an opportunity to interview Dee during the Essence Music Festival in 2011 and shared her incredible words of wisdom. Plus, a conversation on […]

Podcast Download Dick Gregory, Debbie Allen, Roy S. Johnson and Spike Lee joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share their reflections on the legendary Ruby Dee. All that and more in this edition of the “NewsOne Now” Video Podcast. Listen to today’s entire show, subscribe on iTunes!   Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 […]