The celebrity biopic is one of the most enduring and popular types of films in Hollywood, often garnering the actors and actresses who portray the subject a host of prestigious awards and nominations. That may again be the case, as it has just been announced that a biopic is moving forward about the life of […]
Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
Whoopi Goldberg, the Oscar-winning actress and host for ‘The View’ has a book deal with Hachette Books for a ‘provocative’ book on the ‘downsides’ of marriage, the publisher announced Tuesday. Currently the book is untitled and is set to come out next September. Whoopi, who turns 59 this week, had brief marriages to Alvin martin, […]
Acting great Hattie McDaniel passed away from breast cancer in California on this day in 1952. She was often recognized by an industry that shunned her…
From the Washington Post: After winning the 2010 Oscar for best supporting actress, Mo’Nique noted that she was wearing a royal blue dress, along with a gardenia in her hair, because that’s what Hattie McDaniel wore 70 years earlier, when she became the first African American to receive an Academy Award. “Ms. Hattie McDaniel, I […]