Next year is gearing up to be a big one for live musicals over at FOX; it was recently announced Tyler Perry will host a religious musical special just in time for Easter.
In critiquing "The Wiz" and comparing the actors from previous productions, Raven Symone missed yet another opportunity to applaud people of color in leading roles on primetime TV.
After much speculation about whether NBC could pull off classic movie The Wiz as a live production, based on the rave reviews following the theatrical adaptation that aired Thursday night, the cast and crew delivered.
White people have taken to Twitter to express their anger that "The Wiz" has all Black actors as if something has changed about the casting since it debuted on Broadway in 1975.
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NBC’s next live televised production will be The Wiz. The network will revive the classic film that made its debut in 1978, and starred Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross and Lena Horne. Production will be handled by Cirque du Soleil. Airing it on NBC is just the first step in the journey towards reviving […]
It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000 people to deliver his pivotal “I Have a Dream” speech, but African Americans still believe that we have a long way to go before his dream can be brought to […]
Cicero-North Syracuse High School of Cicero, N.Y., is receiving criticism for its all-White cast of “The Wiz” (pictured), according to Syracuse.com. SEE ALSO: Dennis Rodman: N. Korean Leader Wants Obama To Call Him To some, the all-White cast misrepresents the available talent of African-American students. “It sends the message that there are no talented African-American […]
Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]
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