George Lucas

The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]

Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now. During an interview on Fox News, Dash said: “We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration. If we don’t want segregation, then we need […]

President Obama will receive a budget and debt deal from Congress that serves as a financial blueprint for the next two years. The Senate voted 64-35 for the new plan. Both Democratic and Republican representatives joined forces to bring the deal to fruition. “This budget agreement accomplishes two major priorities that Democrats have long supported: […]

The stars were out Wednesday night at the Avalon Hollywood for Ebony’s Power 100 Gala. The annual list and event honor Black achievement in various categories, like Innovators (Shonda Rhimes, Kevin Hart), Cultural Influencers (Rickey Smiley, Lupita Nyong’o), The Thinkers (NewsOne Now‘s Roland Martin, Ta-Nehisi Coates) and Young Leaders (Mo’ne Davis, The Jackie Robinson West Team). NewsOne attended […]

Famed “Star Wars” creator George Lucas (pictured left) is a first-time Dad at age 69! He and new wife of only two months, Mellody Hobson (pictured), welcomed their first child, Everest Hobson Lucas, who was born via a gestational surrogate on Friday, reports the Huffington Post. SEE ALSO: Nas Helps Raise Money For Single Father Of […]

Former mayor of Chicago, Richard M. Daley, 71, has stepped out on the town with his reported girlfriend, Dr. Adele Joy Cobbs, 41, reports DNAInfo.com. The couple officially made their national debut at the June 22 wedding party of financier Mellody Hobson, 43, and film-maker George Lucas, 68, who tied the knot at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California. […]

Financier Mellody Hobson, 43, and film-maker George Lucas, 68, are making their love official. The long-time couple are engaged to be married, reports Huffington Post Celebrity. This is her first marriage, his second. Hobson, who is president of Ariel Investments LLC, a $3 billion investment firm based in Chicago, and the Star Wars director have […]

George Lucas is set to receive an NAACP Vanguard Award for his work in producing “Red Tails.” While I applaud Lucas’s efforts in making “Red Tails,” the movie hardly gives enough credibility to Lucas to be one of the first non African American to win a a Vanguard award from the NAACP. I’ll admit it, […]

Despite  George Lucas’s struggles to get any major movie studio to take a film featuring an all African-American cast, Red Tails proudly sits at second place at the box office. SEE ALSO: WHO: Almost Half Of Abortions Are Unsafe According to Dealine.com : Hollywood studios were stunned by how well the No. 2 film, George […]

Red Tails, an all-black film, is opening January 20 at a theater near you. If you happen to see it, do me a small favor: take a gander at the rest of the audience and see if they resemble the thespians on film. Chances are, they will. Supporting black films, and black art in general, […]

George Lucas, the creator of the “Star Wars” series ,said he could not get funding for his movie “Red Tails” which tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, because of its all Black cast. Lucas discussed the movie, about the all-Black Air Force pilots who fought in World War II with “The Daily Show Host,” […]