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It's About Time The NRA Did This

Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy

Since the NRA's stated goal is to ensure that all Americans have a basic right to firearms, isn't it about time that they spun off into the Black NRA ...

WATCH: 'Peeples' Star Shares Most Disgusting Proposal Story Ever

Posted 05.15.2013 | Weddings

At the premiere of Tyler Perry's new film, "Peeples", last weekend, star David Alan Grier shared one of the ickiest proposal stories we've ever heard....

Peeples Premiere Hits Hollywood!

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment
Danai P. Maraire

Tyler Perry's new film could be an Adam Sandler comedy. But perhaps of greater interest is the fact that this film is color-blind. In essence, the Peeples family could helm from any upper crust American family, regardless of race, though class is evident.

Beware of Comics for Conservation

Pete Dominick | Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy
Pete Dominick

Comics love irony. So you might think that there would be truckloads of good jokes floating around about our environment. After all, you've got global warming, melting polar ice caps and millions of cows whose flatulence create less than desirable methane levels.

WATCH: The Amazing Cast Of Tyler Perry's 'Peoples'

Posted 04.27.2013 | Black Voices

What do you get when you combine the amazing talent of Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier and Kerry Washington? One incredibly funny cast that's sure to...

CBS' 'Bad Teacher' Finds Its Principal

Posted 02.18.2013 | TV

"In Living Color" star David Alan Grier will play Principal Carl Gaines in the CBS adaptation of Cameron Diaz's "Bad Teacher," according to The Hollyw...

Humanities and Technology Unite

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 11.20.2012 | Technology
Tiffany Crawford

The Museum was facing a key challenge. The team had the capacity to scan and process up to 700 digital images per day. However, its three catalogers, faced with a more tedious task, could only annotate up to 150 records per day.

2012 Tony Awards: Best-Dressed Stars (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Tony Awards took place Sunday night in New York City and Broadway's biggest stars were out and shining. Dressed in a bold cobalt blue one...

Mallika Rao

David Alan Grier On Broadway vs Hollywood

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home

This is one in a series of nominee snapshots in the lead-up to the Tony Awards Sunday night. "In Living Color" star David Alan Grier could win a To...

Last Night In New York City: 'In Living Color' Cast Honored

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices

The legendary (and hilarious) cast of "In Living Color" was honored last night at the 10th Annual TV Land Awards in New York City. The Wayans clan...

Why Quibble? The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess Revived on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.02.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A controversy over whether or not the original 1935 opera Porgy and Bess can work clouds over what should be a celebration. Filled with perhaps the most well-known lyrics in the American songbook, Porgy and Bess in any variation is welcome.

Mamet Addresses Issues of Race

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

Mamet's chosen entry into the difficult discussion of race leaves some with ambivalence not over the subject matter at play, but the mechanism to put it on display.

David Mamet's Race Against the Cultural Clock

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

While most conversations about race inspire deep ambivalence if not outright silence, Mamet converts the stage into a raucous racial seminar jacked up on truth serum.

Stage Door: Race, 39 Steps, Flahooley

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Never one to shy from provocative themes, Mamet's latest play, Race, at the Ethel Barrymore, sounds incendiary, but fails to deliver a knockout punch.

Race and American Comedy

Sabiyha Prince | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sabiyha Prince

What about the black political variety on U.S. television? To whom have Richard Pryor and Dick Gregory passed the baton of African American comedic observation?

Another Star Booted From 'Dancing'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — David Alan Grier may have to take his dancing back to Broadway, because the comedian was eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars."...

"Chocolate News" With David Alan Grier Canceled

New York Times | Dave Itzkoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fans of David Alan Grier, the comedian and "In Living Color" alumnus, will have to sate themselves with his performances on "Dancing With the Stars" f...

"Dancing With The Stars" Cast: The Woz, Jewel, Lil Kim, Steve-O And More

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The new season of "Dancing Season with the Stars" will feature three couples and _ with the show's touch for the improbable _ one ...

"Chocolate News": Obama's Not Black (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Alan Grier, host of Comedy Central's new "Chocolate News," questions whether Barack Obama would really be the "first black president." After all...

Chocolate News: David Alan Grier To Host Fake News Show From Black Perspective

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Get ready for a black, tongue-in-cheek version of "Dateline." "Chocolate News," a new sketch comedy series on Comedy Central, will made its debut in ...