“It’s a fluke, it’s because of ‘12 Years a Slave’ that the Amsterdam News was approved. Wait. They won’t invite you back, they don’t need ‘you’—that’s how they view Black media and Black audiences.”
In response to the lack of Black nominees for this year’s Oscars, Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for people to not watch the awards ceremony.
Invoking the Rev. Martin Luther King's legacy on his birthday, two prominent African-Americans announced Monday that they will boycott this year's Academy Awards over a lack of diversity among nominees.
Today, the 88th Oscar nominations were announced, and the Amsterdam News will return to Los Angeles to cover all of the glitz, fun and glamour that makes the award season exciting.
It’s time for Road Trip 2016, and the party starts with the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be held in Los Angeles Jan. 30.
In the not-so-distant-past, the mega-corporation that is Hollywood didn’t have much faith in the first “Ride Along.”
Last summer, when news anchor Joy-Ann Reid’s show was removed from the lineup at MSNBC and the Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Politics Nation” was removed from the station’s daily prime time perch at 6 p.m. to one time a week at ...
Raised by hip-hop legends and pioneers, “Growing Up Hip Hop” features the princes and princesses of the hip-hop world.
ADIFF 2015 Closing Night film “BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez” will be one of the highlights of the “Best of ADIFF” program to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from Friday, Jan. 8 to Sunday, Jan. 10.
“Saturday Night Live” comes to the big screen in “Sisters” with alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-starring in a raucous comedy about two sisters who are shocked to find out that their parents are selling their childhood home.
As Quentin Tarantino enters into his eighth film with “The Hateful Eight,” I’ve lost count on how many times the word “nigger” is sliced, diced and slapped upside the head of the viewer. In this film, however, the use of ...
In “Concussion,” Pittsburgh pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) is known for his quirky habits, such as speaking to corpses and asking for their help in identifying their causes of death, and performing his surgery while listening to Teddy Pendergrass.
WLNY-TV (Channels 10/55) continues a holiday tradition by rekindling its Yule Log on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
“In the Heart of the Sea” is the true story of the last survivor of whaling ship, who tells the amazing story of the ship’s demise resulting from unrelenting attacks from a whale.
“The Big Short” tells the story of how the 2008 Great Recession began with the crumbling of the housing market, ultimately leading to a worldwide financial crisis.