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FILM REVIEW: The Lovebirds

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Newswire Film Critic It probably looked really good on paper. Bickering couple gets caught up in a murder and goes on the lam. It’s just enough of a framework for two comic geniuses to flaunt their...

Perry’s Studio Moves Toward Reopening While Industry Waits

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By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to...

Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

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By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The task facing playwright Tito Livas was intense: Write a new play in a few days that could be read alone or aloud with friends. Don't worry if it's too...

Apple TV+ Brings Back Beloved Kids Show

By Nsenga K. Burton NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor Hey Gen Xers! Here is something you can watch with the kids or grandkids while taking a trip down memory lane. The Fraggles make their return in Apple’s “Fraggle Rock: Rock...

Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Official Netflix Trailer

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By AFRO Staff The critically acclaimed Academy Award Winner Spike Lee strikes again with a new joint. Lee’s latest film, “Da 5 Bloods,” centers around four African-American veterans as they battle the forces of man and nature in the aftermath...

#AFRO20Qs: King Chuck

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By Jessica Dortch AFRO Production Editor [email protected] King Chuck is an up and coming rapper on the scene in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. Even in quarantine, the artist made time to have a little fun with the AFRO in a completely random...

The Not Too Late Show With Elmo

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By Mark Kennedy Associated Press There was a time not too long ago when Broadway star Ben Platt was interviewed by a monster. A perfectly nice monster, of course. It was Elmo. Elmo asked Platt what was his favorite music to sing....

Documentary Stamps Prince George’s Basketball Skills

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Although it is a Maryland suburb with one of some of America’s wealthiest Blacks per capita, Prince George’s County is somewhat overshadowed in national attention by the major city it borders- the nation’s capital. However,...

NNPA Exclusive: Iconic Entertainer and Entrepreneur, Ice Cube, Speaks to the Black Press of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Like very few others, Ice Cube is celebrated for his groundbreaking accomplishments in music, film, sports and entrepreneurship. The legendary South-Central Los Angeles-born megastar is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of his debut...

Popcorn With Zenger: Comedic Premise of ‘Coffee and Kareem’ Sours

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For The First Time, Clarence Thomas Tells His Story On Television

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OPRAH WINFREY ON OWN’s NEW SERIES ‘FEAR NOT WITH IYANLA VANZANT’ PREMIERING SATURDAY, MAY...

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Los Angeles – OWN’s new series “Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant,” is premiering this Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. This week’s premiere episode will feature Oprah Winfrey and Bebe Winans. Executive Produced and hosted by popular inspirational life...

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