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Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]
The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]
Amidst the controversy surrounding the Academy Awards this year, viewership hit an 8-year low.
We went to the NAACP Image Awards earlier this month to find out how Black Hollywood feels about the Oscars being so White this year.
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
President Barack Obama appeared on The Ellen Show on Thursday; making history as the first sitting president to stop by for an in-studio visit.
Will Smith may not be attending this year's Academy Awards, but he is impressed with how the Academy responded to the backlash following their lack of diverse nominees.
The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place on Saturday and the night proved to be a big one for diversity, Spotlight, and Idris Elba. Most of the awards won by people of color were for television performances, but Idris Elba shined bright throughout the evening. Although the actor didn’t receive an Oscar nod this year, […]
Jasmyne Cannick joined Roland Martin Wednesday on NewsOne Now to discuss her blog post calling for liberal Hollywood to boycott the Academy Awards and said, "I think at the end of the day, it's an easy out to call on Blacks to boycott the Oscars -- if every single one of us tuned out and didn't watch the Oscars, it really wouldn't hurt their bottom line."
The 87th Academy Awards — though many took umbrage to the fact that people of color were few and far between among the nominees — were…