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Hayma Washington is the first African American to serve as CEO of the Television Academy in its 70-year history.


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 […]

Two of the best actors in the biz are set to join the Academy.


Amidst the controversy surrounding the Academy Awards this year, viewership hit an 8-year low.


About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.

Selma only scored two nods during today’s Academy Awards nominations announcement, leaving the film’s director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo out in the cold. Should we be surprised? Probably…