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Hollywood Walk of Fame

Interviewing the Gospel Ambassador: How Bobby Jones Impacted the Culture of Television

Ernest Owens | Posted 08.05.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

Standing atop a stage dressed in a jeweled suit with custom designer shoes, an electrifying roar automatically fills the studio. It feels as though a rockstar has just surprised the crowd, but this is no new face.

Sofía Vergara Will Receive A Huge Hollywood Honor

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.24.2014 | Latino Voices

Hundreds set their sights on Hollywood hoping to become a star -- but only a select few ever find their names engraved on its legendary Walk of Fame. ...

Tavis Smiley Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Variety | Malina Saval | Posted 04.28.2014 | Black Voices

Tavis Smiley has what could be deemed the perfect talkshow host name — upbeat and amiable — but growing up, he was often the butt of belittling sc...

Move Over Hollywood, There's A New Walk Of Fame

Posted 03.10.2014 | Latino Voices

Miami is about to get a Hollywood makeover. Fashioned after Los Angeles’ legendary star-studded walkway, the Official Miami Walk of Fame will be...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Superman, Vader Do Nothing During Crazy Smash-And-Grab

Posted 02.12.2014 | Crime

In the comic books, Superman would never ignore a crime in progress. But out in the real world, a man dressed as Superman -- along with a man dres...

Skates, Skis and Olympic Medals

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

As the Olympics take place in Sochi, let's take this opportunity to remember and celebrate American women who have participated in and won Olympic Medals in winter sports.

10 Places Every American Should See

Budget Travel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.

Thalia To Receive Huge Hollywood Honor

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Latino Voices

It seems that Latin soap operas and their stars are finally being recognized outside their country of origin with news and notoriety even occurring in...

Kandi Burruss Takes Issue With Kanye West

Posted 12.02.2013 | Black Voices

While Kanye West has publicly professed his thoughts on the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s reluctance to honor Kim Kardashian on their prestigious ...

Mariska's Big Honor

Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

Mariska Hargitay got a big honor on Friday, Nov. 8 when she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The "Law & Order: SVU" star was join...

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Shining Stars

Posted 06.26.2013 | Black Voices

Since its inception in 1953, the Hollywood Walk of Fame has honored a multitude of celebrities spanning across the recording, television, radio, motio...

Tupac Shakur Earns a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kim Kane | Posted 08.23.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Kane

Shakur, known to the world as 2Pac, will be awarded the star for his illustrious recording career. Prior to his tragic murder in 1996, Pac had proven himself an accomplished poet, activist and actor.

'I Cried Like Almost 15 Thousand Times'

AP | MARCELA ISAZA | Posted 06.21.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- "Jenny from the Block" has a spot on the most famous block of all – the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jennifer Lopez received the 2,50...

Maná Gets A Star!

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2013 | Latino Voices

Maná really is unstoppable. The Mexican band will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced on Thu...

JLo To Receive MAJOR Hollywood Honor

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Jennifer Lopez is about to get “On The Floor” -- of the Hollywood Walk of Fame that is. If there were any doubts that ‘Jenny from Block’ h...

Steve's Shining 'Star'

Posted 05.16.2013 | Black Voices

This week Steve Harvey added another pillar to his ever-evolving career as he celebrated the unveiling of his star on Hollywood’s prestigious Walk o...

Some More Books: Part 3

James Franco | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
James Franco

Teddy Wayne's novel The Love Song of Jonny Valentine tracks the faltering tour of an 11-year-old pop singer in the mold of Justin Bieber. In Wayne's novel, one of the most salient aspects is the way that this young mind has been shaped by his unique position as a pop star.

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.18.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

Why Is Jon Cryer's Star In Front Of Hooters?

Posted 08.02.2012 | TV

When Jon Cryer recently received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he was able to choose its placement on Hollywood Blvd. So, of course, he chos...

Thalía To Get Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Posted 06.26.2012 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Break out the polish and rose bouquets, Thalía is about to get a star on the Walk of Fame! This week it was announced that the ...

These Stars Receive BIG Honor

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Helen Mirren, Jennifer Hudson, James Franco and the Backstreet Boys are among the famous folks getting stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fam...

KLCS (PBS) Hosts the TV Premiere of Hollywood To Dollywood

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Last summer, Parton hosted two sold out nights at the Hollywood Bowl. This year, she's the inspiration of a documentary film that will benefit our city's only public television station.

WATCH: Patricia Heaton On Why She Was 'The Actress Version Of Seabiscuit'

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Actress Patricia Heaton spoke with Jimmy Kimmel last night about feeling like "the actress version of Seabiscuit" when she received her star on the Ho...

Review: Trust Me by George Kennedy

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Carole Mallory

They struggled, sleeping in doorways or cars until a woman named Dolly gave them shelter, but Dolly's generosity had a price tag. Torture was commonplace in her household, and she beat George and his mother.

How Do They Get Those Stars?

Aubree Eliza Weaver | Posted 07.08.2012 | College
Aubree Eliza Weaver

I've begun to question the process that goes into getting your name embedded in the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.