Keisha Nash Whitaker met the Oscar winner in 1994.

Zion Harvey, now 10, can toss a baseball, play video games and do other activities that kids love.


A tragic school bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee took the lives of at least five elementary school students on Monday.

Get into a good groove with a few great shows airing over the holiday weekend.


TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their "30 Most Influential Teens of 2015"

In 1977, an unforgettable moment in film and television was created when ABC aired the Roots miniseries. Now in 2015, the remake’s exceptional cast is complete. Although it was an adaptation of the Alex Haley novel Roots: The Saga of An American Family, Roots was not written around fabrications about slavery. The work crafted a […]


It’s been over a year since comedian Tracy Morgan was badly injured in a highway car crash, but things are finally looking up. Yesterday, Morgan tied the knot with his long-time fiancée Megan Wollover in a private ceremony. “After almost losing Tracy last year, I am so grateful to finally be married to the love […]

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“Black Nativity” hits theaters this holiday season, and the movie is a testament to how much one can truly learn from their family, even when they haven’t been a presence in their everyday life. In the film, Forest Whitaker plays a reverend who is also the father to Jennifer Hudson‘s character, Naima, who became pregnant […]

A dreary and oppressively humid late summer Washington morning would not deter thousands from filling the grounds of the National Mall on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 “March On Washington” Wednesday morning. Dubbed “Let Freedom Ring,” the event contrasted last Saturday’s “Realize The Dream” march only in the weather conditions, as the tone and […]


UPDATE 3:51 P.M. Monday: A rep from Milano Market apologized over an incident in which Forest Whitaker was stopped and frisked by one of its employees on Saturday. The rep said the pat down was not racially motivated. “The management of Milano Market deeply regrets the wrongful actions of our employee in stopping and frisking […]