Laz Alonso Shows a Whole Different Side in New Film

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO It was a reunion of old friends for Laz Alonso and his co-stars in his new film “Traffik,” which opens April 20. “I've known Roselyn Sanchez for over 10...

CNN’s Don Lemon to Contributor: Be Honest

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Don Lemon apparently has his limits. The evening host shut down a former Donald Trump aide — and paid CNN contributor — on Thursday, telling him not...

Cenac’s Comedy Series Aims to Inform as Well as Entertain

By The Associated Press Wyatt Cenac, the latest entrant in late-night television comedy with a series that debuts Friday on HBO, took inspiration from John Oliver in his desire to inform along with being entertaining. Cenac's...

Between the World and Me’ Comes to Life at the Kennedy Center

By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO “And you know now, if you did not before, that the police departments of your country have been endowed with the authority to destroy your body. It does not...

Unreal’s Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Champions LGBTQ Community in Television

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (“Unreal”) made the painful decision to leave acting a few years ago. “I was taking jobs for the wrong reasons and wasn't really happy playing the characters...

Baltimore School for the Arts Alum Making New TV Show for Millennials

By Tilesha Brown, Special to the AFRO Imani Robinson, a Baltimore native, actor, alumna of the Baltimore School for the Arts and television writer is looking to produce a new show called “3 Blind Mice.” But...
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