Arts & Entertainment


NYC hosts Applause Africa’s sixth annual African Diaspora Awards

It was like the African Diaspora NAACP Awards. Big contributors to the African Diaspora—doctors, community activists, business folk and artists—were honored at the fabulous event at Florence Gould Hall.

Cosmopolitan Review 12/8 - 12/14

Everybody loves a parade, and the 90th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade continued with the tradition. I can remember going to the parade with my mom when I was just a little girl.

Horoscope: December 8 - December 14

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

‘“Master Harold” … and the Boys’ is theatrical brilliance

Poignant, riveting, captivating and disturbing are the words that come to mind as you watch the timeless production of Athol Fugard’s “‘Master Harold’ … and the Boys” playing at the Pershing Square Signature Center on West 42nd Street.

St. Jude’s to sell Maya Angelou-themed lanterns as part of holiday fundraising campaign

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is currently selling Dr. Maya Angelou “love lanterns” to raise money for its ambitious annual Thanks and Giving campaign.

Chris Rock is going on tour

Chris Rock is coming to a venue near you.

Could African-American beauty products pose health risks?

One in 12 beauty and personal care products marketed to African-American women in the US contains highly hazardous ingredients, according to research released Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group.

Grammy nominations 2017: Adele and Beyoncé reign

Adele and Beyoncé are set for steep competition at this year's Grammy Awards.

ABC orders pilot from 'black-ish' creator about politically polarized couple

ABC's first post-election pilot pick up couldn't be a more topical show.

Bill Cosby's deposition on sex, drugs OK for criminal case, judge says

A 2005 deposition in which Bill Cosby admits to extramarital affairs and giving other women drugs with their consent so they'd have sex with him can be used by attorneys in a criminal case against him, a judge ruled Monday.

Taraji P. Henson, Richard Gere and more celebs to honor giving

You may be used to seeing Taraji P. Henson dish out snappy one-line comebacks as street-smart matriarch Cookie Lyon on Fox's "Empire."

Mariah's World' lives down to expectations on E!

To say that "Mariah's World" is a predictable train wreck serves more as promotion than criticism. Yet even by the standards of reality docu-series, this E! showcase for pop diva Mariah Carey is pretty hilarious, especially with everything that's transpired ...

'Moonlight' named best picture by L.A. Film Critics group

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has honored "Moonlight" as its best picture of 2016, cementing the independent movie's stature as an awards-season frontrunner.

Steve Harvey returns to the Apollo for 'Showtime'

Steve Harvey has a lot on his plate these days.

Mall of America hosts first black Santa

For the first time ever, the Mall of America is hosting an African-American Santa.