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Ex-Husband Of Melba Moore Convicted Of Running Multi-Million Dollar Investment Scam

Ex-Husband Of Melba Moore Convicted Of Running Multi-Million Dollar Investment Scam

Source: Dareh Gregorian / New York Daily News The ex-husband of R&B singer Melba Moore was convicted of running a multi-million dollar investment scam on Friday. Charles Huggins, 68, of Edgewater, NJ, faces up to 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced in January. Prosecutors had charged that between 2008 and 2011, Huggins conned dozens of […]

Oscar Buzz Has Begun: Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker Attend 'Beyond The Lights' Urban World Premiere

Oscar Buzz Has Begun: Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Nate Parker Attend 'Beyond The Lights' Urban World Premiere

Source: Examiner.com On Sept. 18, Examiner.com was on the scene for the United States premiere of “Beyond The Lights,” which kicked off theUrban World Film Festival at SVA. BET and HBO are presenting sponsors for the festival. Writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood who is best known for the iconic “Love & Basketball” and “The Secret Life Of Bees” has created […]

Harlem Theater Company Boosts Uptown Arts Scene

Harlem Theater Company Boosts Uptown Arts Scene

Source: Carmen Glover / New York Daily News Theater company Mama Foundation for the Arts is trying to build up its version of the Great White Way uptown by partnering with Harlem merchants. Founder and executive director Vy Higginsen has brokered deals with neighboring businesses to provide her patrons with sizeable discounts for nearby shows, food […]

Joan Rivers: Comedy Queen-Turned-Fashion Critic Dies (VIDEO)

Joan Rivers: Comedy Queen-Turned-Fashion Critic Dies (VIDEO)

Source: Maria Puente / USA Today Joan Rivers, the pioneering queen of comedy, who overcame tragedy and disappointment to transform herself in late life into a comic scourge of the red carpet, has died, according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers. She was 81. She died today at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she […]

People’s Only Black Editor Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Magazine

People’s Only Black Editor Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Magazine

Source:  Tina Nguyen / Mediaite In the 40 years of People magazine’s existence, only one of their editors has been black. And that editor is filing a lawsuit against the paper and its former executive editor, for what she calls a “completely dismissive attitude towards African-American employees.” Tatsha Robertson, a former editor at Essencemagazine, claims that the harrassment started immediately […]

Donnell Rawlings, Comedian Famous For ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ Hoping For Deal In Drunk Driving Case

Donnell Rawlings, Comedian Famous For ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ Hoping For Deal In Drunk Driving Case

Source: Shayna Jacobs / New York Daily News Comedian Donnell Rawlings, who was busted for drunken driving last month, is hoping for a plea deal that won’t stop him from cracking jokes in Canada. Prosecutors recommended Rawlings — who was a regular on the hit “Chappelle’s Show” — plead to operating a motor vehicle while impaired in […]

Actor/Comedian Robin Williams Has Died At 63

Actor/Comedian Robin Williams Has Died At 63

Source: Maria Puente / USA Today The Marin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of actor/comedian Robin Williams in Tiburon, Calif., north of San Francisco. According to a press release issued by the coroner’s division of the sheriff’s office, Williams was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon around noon local time, and was pronounced dead shortly after. […]

Misty Copeland’s Under Armour Commercial Goes Viral

Misty Copeland’s Under Armour Commercial Goes Viral

Source: ABC News Misty Copeland‘s Under Armour commercial wants to show you that ballerinas are some of the world’s best athletes. Well, it works. The spot, part of the company’s “I Will What I Want” campaign, shows Copeland dancing as a young girl reads a rejection letter. At the end, it reveals that she’s a soloist for […]

Anwan Glover, Star Of TV’s ‘The Wire,’ Stabbed At D.C. Nightclub

Anwan Glover, Star Of TV’s ‘The Wire,’ Stabbed At D.C. Nightclub

Source: Todd Cunningham / TheWrap Actor Anwan Glover, who appeared in the film “12 Years a Slave”and the TV series “The Wire,” was stabbed and beaten at a D.C. nightclub early Sunday morning. Glover told police that he was on the second floor of the restaurant Cafe Asia when an unknown person punched him. He turned to face his […]

Universal Announces 2016 Date For ‘The Best Man’ Threequel

Universal Announces 2016 Date For ‘The Best Man’ Threequel

Source: Deadline.com   Malcolm D. Lee is back to write and direct the third film in the series, whichUniversal has titled and slated for April 15, 2016. The studio says the ensemble cast is returning for The Best Man Wedding, which features the group getting back together for a most unexpected nuptials. The previous film in the franchise, […]

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