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Selma

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.27.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

R.I.P. Martin Luther King. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability for changing hearts, minds and laws well-documented.

David Schwimmer Will Defend O.J. Simpson In New Ryan Murphy Show

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment

Ryan Murphy's real-crime anthology series "American Crime Story" has finally found its lawyer. David Schwimmer is the latest actor to join "The Peo...

Award-Winning Novel 'The Book Of Negroes' Adapted Into Miniseries For BET Debut

Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

Lawrence Hill’s 2007 award-winning novel “The Book Of Negroes” will make its small screen debut on BET in February as six-part miniseries, accor...

'Boyz in the Hood': Approaching 25 Years

Jon Eig | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

In 1991, Boyz in the Hood grossed almost 60 million. That was an era in which mainstream Hollywood studios seemed at least somewhat interested in movies about real things, and not just in sequels about comic book characters.

Cuba Gooding Jr. And Wife Split After 20 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.23.2014 | Celebrity

Cuba Gooding Jr. and his wife have split after 20 years of marriage. TMZ reports the actor's wife, Sara Kapfer, filed for separation in Los Angele...

Experience The Controlled Chaos Behind Cuba Gooding Jr.'s 1997 Oscars Acceptance Speech

Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment

If you saw Cuba Gooding Jr. deliver his acceptance speech when he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1997, then you know what passion,...

Cuba Gooding, Jr. Strips Down On 'Watch What Happens: Live'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Was alcohol to blame? Like the fourth hour of "Today," the booze flows freely on "Watch What Happens: Live," and that can lead to some rather unpredic...

Show Cuba Gooding Jr. The Money

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Academy-award winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is hoping someone will show him the money for his no-expense-spared, custom-rebuilt home that he just lis...

Movie Review: Machete Kills

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Machete, which turned veteran character actor Danny Trejo into a leading man, was a wild and wildly violent action-comedy, a spoof of exploitation films of the 1970s. So, obviously, is Machete Kills. How much of a spoof?

Cuba Gooding Honored

Playbill | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

The Trip to Bountiful star Cuba Gooding, Jr. was honored Aug 27 with the unveiling of a portrait to adorn the walls of the famed eatery Tony's Di Napo...

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Mike Ryan

Why He Didn't Work For A Year After Winning Oscar

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment

Here's a story about Cuba Gooding Jr.: Less than two years after winning Best Supporting Actor for the 1996 film "Jerry Maguire," Gooding was supposed...

Review -- Lee Daniel's The Butler ...Just a Minute

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

While stars abound as pop ups in cameos, this story is not about celebrity, but ideals. It is about the gruesome spilling of blood unfortunately necessary to arrive at the pinnacle of the civil rights movement -- a black president.

Who Is Replacing Condola Rashad In 'Bountiful'?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The actress who will fill Condola Rashad's shoes in "The Trip to Bountiful" has been revealed: Adepero Oduye. Producers of the Tony ...

PHOTOS: Show Him The Money, Please

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.20.2013 | Los Angeles

It's always cool to see where celebrities lived before they became celebrities. Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. kept ownership but long ago moved on from this ...

It's Tyson Time, Tripping to Bountiful!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cicely Tyson. I remember when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress when I was still in school for Sounder (1972). Yet it wasn't u...

Carey Mulligan at The Standard: The Great Gatsby's Many Premieres

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A few years ago, the excesses of the new movie version of The Great Gatsby might have inspired cathartic revulsion. The scene outside Avery Fisher Hal...

A Trip That Is Truly Bountiful

Danny Groner | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

Upon seeing The Trip to Bountiful, you'll understand people have raved about Cicely Tyson's performance as Carrie Watts.

Theater: The Trip to Bountiful and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You won't brush away the tears at the end of the Broadway revival of The Trip to Bountiful as you might on a more nuanced production. But you will smile.

First Nighter: Bette Midler Divine in I'll Eat You Last, Cicely Tyson's Beautiful Bountiful, Tristan Sturrock's Mayday Mayday

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Tuning into the gossip the Divine Miss M spews jubilantly as another Divine Miss M is such fun it hardly matters that five minutes after the romp ends, much of the dirt dished with such five-alarm relish has completely faded in the cool night air.

Cuba's 'Bountiful' Trip To Stage

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The other night at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Cuba Gooding Jr. came bounding onto the stage. He had already put in two solid hours per...

Dina Lohan Loses It

Posted 03.14.2013 | Celebrity

Dina Lohan, mother extraordinaire, had so much fun at an art auction in New York City earlier this week, she practically stole the show. Attending ...

Movie Review: The Paperboy

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lee Daniels' touch is all over this movie, which is as sensational as it is nonsensical, with its overheated blend of sex, race and murder.

Brennan Williams

Lee Daniels Opens Up On Oprah's Role In 'The Butler'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.04.2012 | Black Voices

Make no mistake about it; Lee Daniels has had a consistent track record of pulling together some of Hollywood’s biggest names to star in his feature...

Charges Dropped After Bar Fight

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Celebrity

NEW ORLEANS -- Misdemeanor battery charges related to a bar dust-up in New Orleans' French Quarter have been officially dropped against Academy Award-...