WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year’s hiatus. Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of Netflix’s “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” will headline this year’s dinner, which takes place April 25. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Presidents and first ladies have traditionally […]


During his stand-up routine at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe back in March, Dave Chappelle was heckled by a man accused of throwing a banana peel at him. Now the banana heckler is headed to court! 31-year-old Christian Englander, who is white, has been charged with disturbing the peace and battery after […]

  Whenever Academy Award winner and veteran comedian Monique stops by the Tom Joyner Morning Show it’s always a party, and this morning was no exception! She’ll be at the Arlington Improv this weekend but before she hit the stage she talked all things Bill Cosby, her weight loss process and so much more! Watch a […]

  Comedian Joe Torry is performing at the Arlington Improv this weekend and talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the drought in California, his brother Guy and how their mother is recuperating after the death of their father last year. Click the link above to hear the entire interview. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us […]

  4/24/15- Comedian JJ Williamson is hitting the stage at the Arlington Improv in Arlington, TX but before he hits the stage he talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his years spent working with Cedric The Entertainer and his interesting connection with co-host and fellow funnyman Rod Man. Click the link above to […]

  Comedian Corey Holcomb talks to the TJMS about his upcoming performance at Caroline’s this weekend but first he laughs it up with Sherri Shepherd, Tom, Sybil and J. Anthony Brown about side pieces, cheating and keeping hope alive. On Anika from ‘Empire’ catching Lucious  in bed with Cookie: “She’s a smart woman. If they […]

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash more than five months ago, and it’s uncertain if he will be “the Tracy Morgan he once was,” his lawyer said Tuesday. Benedict Morelli said the former “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” star suffered […]

Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson and Gabrielle Union star in Rock’s latest movie Top Five, which heads into theaters in December. The movie is about a comic played by Rock whose questioning both his career and life choices as he gets older. Here’s the first trailer, featuring cameos by JB Smoove, Cedric The Entertainer, Whoopi Goldberg […]

Milestone Media was a comic book company created by a group of Black artists and writers. It aimed to feature various ethnic groups as the main stars for its monthly titles. Milestone was published by DC Comics, although the comic universes wouldn’t collide until much later. Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis and Derek T. […]