Laurinda Dodgen the Interim Vice President for Multicultural Markets for AARP knows a lot when it comes to care giving. AARP will be sponsoring the Grown Folks Concert Featuring Maxwell and the AARP Disrupt Aging Dance Contest at the 2017 Tom Joyner Family Reunion. Dodgen says it’s going to be a,”fun fun fun event for all. A […]

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Master P has announced that his biopic, “King of the South,” will begin shooting this summer in his New Orleans hometown with Queen Latifah and “The Wire’s” Wendell Pierce committed to the project. The movie will follow his meteoric rise in the rap game through the success of his label No Limit Records, as well […]

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It’s always incredibly sad to watch the aftermath of a natural disaster and how it drastically affects the lives of those in its wake. That is exactly what is happening now, as numerous reports and images are coming out of the recent floods in Louisiana. The floods have been extremely severe and actor Wendell Pierce […]

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Actor Wendell Pierce is going through some tough times as of late due to the massive flooding in his home state of Louisiana. Pierce, along with thousands of others in the state, lost his home in Baton Rouge. Meanwhile the area continues to be engulfed with historic rainfall and flooding.   Unfortunately, Pierce, 52, has […]

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One of Wendell Pierce’s co-stars from HBO’s “The Wire” is voicing support for the actor against allegations he hit a female Bernie Sanders supporter after a conversation about politics got heated. “He said it was complete and absolute bogus BS,” Chad Coleman — currently starring on the History Channel’s remake of “Roots” and played Dennis […]

Pierce did tell the police that he followed the group to their hotel room, but was grabbed by the accuser and two friends who attempted to "pull him in as he was trying to get away."

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Actor Wendell Pierce has decided not to attend and speak at a graduation ceremony in New Jersey following his arrest in Atlanta. Rutgers University-Newark announced Monday that Pierce did not want to create a distraction. TV news anchor Soledad O’Brien will speak at Wednesday’s commencement instead. Atlanta Police Department spokesman Donald […]

Wendell Pierce is giving back to Baltimore by starting an initiative to bring jobs to the city. Click on the audio player to hear all about his good deed in this edition of Human Being Of The Week on The D.L. Hughley Show.

  New Orleans native and actor best known for his roles in Waiting To Exhale, Suits and Wendell Pierce plays Clarence Thomas in the HBO film Confirmation. Kerry Washington stars as Anita Hill, the infamous young woman who accused the lawyer of sexual harassment. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the similarities […]

If you are binge-watching The Wire on HBO Signature this weekend, now digitally remastered, being on Twitter makes the experience even better. Some of the actors and…

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  12/29/14- April Ryan talks with Wendell Pierce about his new film Selma and his portrayal of Reverend Hosea Williams in the film. Plus, Pierce discusses the success of The Wire and his other projects including Ray Donovan and The Odd Couple reboot. Selma hits theaters nationwide on January 9, 2014. (Photo: PR)

When Wendell Pierce opened a new grocery store in a tough neighborhood in New Orleans, what he did not put on the outside — bars…