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Denzel Washington Turns 66

Denzel is one of the greatest of all time and deserves each and every one of these words of praise. Oftentimes there comes an entertainment...

Black History Month in Focus: We Remember Malcolm X


This is part of The Shadow League's Black History Month In Focus series celebrating

Tyler Perry Unveils First Black Owned Studio

Beyonce, Stacey Abrams, Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay and Samuel L. Jackson were just a few of the many big names that attended the grand...

Spike Lee’s Oscar Speech: Ancestral Libation And Call To Action

Spike Lee's Oscar acceptance speech was dripping with blackness. No wonder Donald Trump chimed in. Spike Lee is one of the greatest Hollywood directors who...

Malcolm X Speaks Truth To Power Through Time And Death


Today is the 53 anniversary of the day El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, was assassinated before family, followers and comrades at the Audubon b

Caribbean-American Heritage Month In Focus: Rosa Guy


Rosa Guy, the Trinidad-born, Harlem-raised author of 17 books, is one of our greatest unsung treasures. 

It's the texture of her authentic language, combining her poetic, lyrical prose with street savvy black English and the sing-song ca

Rest In Power: Ruby Dee


Ruby Dee wasn’t just a generational star.  She was a once in a century type of talent, having appeared in dozens of stage film and television roles over the course of her storied career.    <

Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Passes at 91


Queen Ruby Dee, legendary actress and civil rights activist, has passed at 91. According to her daughter, Nora Davis Day, Ruby died of natural causes at her home Wednesday in New Rochelle, NY. She now

Geto Boys’ Scarface, Willie D Are Diving Headfirst Into H-Town Politics

William James Dennis, who rose to national prominence under the moniker Willie D with the Geto Boys, has become the second member of the...

Good Morning: Jake Peavy Heads to Boston


The Boston Red Sox bolstered their rotation, adding former Cy Young winner Jake Peavy fo