The recent allegations against R. Kelly has returned to the fore criticism of how Black male celebrities are vilified while White men are allowed to go on making money even after being accused of being sexual predators.

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Funnyman Chris Rock spoke with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” about his new film, “Top Five.” Rock writes, directs and stars in the film. The semi-autobiographical comedy has received some Oscar buzz from industry insiders. During their sit down, Rock told Martin, “There’s not a lot of the movie I haven’t experienced on some level. […]

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Roland Martin sat down with Gabrielle Union to talk about her role in the upcoming movie, “Top Five.” From TopFiveMovie.com: TOP FIVE digs under the surface of show business, politics, rap, and the exigencies of being Black and famous today—holding it all up to the light in the way only Chris Rock can. Mingling echoes of […]

Arts & Entertainment

Director Woody Allen could use some good press. Last Oscar season, allegations that he sexually assaulted his daughter years ago popped back up, almost derailing the nomination of Cate Blanchett for his most recent film Blue Jasmine. Well, the New York Observer sat down with Allen recently for a profile of the filmmaker and he said […]


  Woody Allen (pictured) has reportedly refused to cast Black actors in his latest play about Harlem’s Cotton Club, “Bullets Over Broadway,” according to the Daily News Confidential. SEE ALSO: Family Dollar To Close Hundreds Of Stores, Cut Jobs For his “Bullets Over Broadway” play, which opened on Thursday, the actor allegedly said that Black actors […]