As the time has come again for us to honor those whose work in the fields of television, music, literature, film and social justice shone so brightly via the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for those who made a tough year so much easier to survive.
Could it be true that #OscarsSoWhite has ended? Yesterday morning, the nominees were announced and for the first time in two years there is no longer a whiteout in the major categories. In 2015 and 2016, all 20 actors nominated in the lead and supporting acting categories were white, inspiring the creation of the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. […]
The Tony Awards recognized two black productions at the 64th annual event at Radio City Hall last night. Denzel Washington took home best actor and Viola Davis won best actress for their roles in the August Wilson play “Fences.” Choreographer Bill T. Jones won a Tony for best choreogrpahy for the musical“Fela! The Musical.” “Fela!” […]