Two of our most celebrated Black men in Hollywood, veteran actors Samuel L. Jackson and Danny Glover, will both be getting their flowers as honorees at the upcoming 2022 Governors Awards next year.


WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over reparations catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers heard impassioned testimony for and against the idea of providing compensation for America’s history of slavery and racial discrimination. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, the sponsor of a resolution to study reparations, put a fine point on […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a decade’s absence, the case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. Actor and activist Danny Glover and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates are among the […]


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Danny Glover was shouted down at a rally for Airbnb hosts in the New York state Capitol Tuesday when activists working on behalf of a union for hotel workers infiltrated the event and began heckling the 71-year-old actor. Glover had just began speaking at the event when the protesters began yelling […]


Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s first choice to voice Nala in his forthcoming remake of “The Lion King,” according to Variety. The outlet reports that Bey has been approached about the role, but has not decided whether she’ll take it. No further details were included. If Beyonce signs on, she’d play mom to Donald Glover-voiced […]

  The 240th Anniversary of First Baptist Church of Williamsburg is celebrating the special bell ringing ceremony and Concert for Hope on February 1. The event, hosted by Danny Glover, features music Icon Dionne Warwick, musician Esperanza Spalding, and Valerie Simpson performing with the Hampton University Choir. The legendary actor talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show […]

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A cacophony of bagpipes, African drums and jazz riffs creatively blended— much like the elements of an Amiri Baraka poem — at the Saturday funeral for the activist-writer and a founder of the Black Arts Movement, who died earlier this month. The service, held at Newark Symphony Hall, featured poetry, music […]

TV & Film

Over the years many actors from the legendary Sidney Poitier to modern-day star Terrence Howard have portrayed the late icon Nelson Mandela in film. Here are the list of actors below. Who do you think portrayed him best? Are we missing anyone? Idris Elba, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” (2013)


Common has a well-deserved reputation as a rap lyricist. These days he’s also building a reputation as a go-to actor. From his lead role in “Just Wright” with Queen Latifah to appearances in films with Jeremy Piven, Christian Bale, and Denzel Washington, Common is finding Hollywood to be a hospitable place. In “Luv” he plays […]