January 25, 2016

Tracy Morgan: Back from the edge and returning to stand up

By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ A gruesome highway accident followed by months of pain and rehab. That’s no laughing matter. Not unless […]
January 25, 2016

Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson doc a tribute to his music

By Sandy Cohen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARK CITY, Utah _ As a young artist, Michael Jackson knew he wanted to be legendary. “I will be magic,” […]
January 25, 2016


NEW YORK (AP) _ Mariah Carey is hoping her third walk down the aisle will be the one. She is engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer. […]
January 25, 2016

Oscar producer: Rock rewriting Oscar monologue

Academy Awards producer Reginald Hudlin says host Chris Rock is hard at work rewriting his material for next month’s Oscar show. Hudlin told “Entertainment Tonight” on […]
January 23, 2016

Rapper Young Dro arrested on a drug charge in Atlanta

ATLANTA _ Police say rapper Young Dro has been arrested on a drug charge at Atlanta’s international airport. Clayton County Police Department spokeswoman Charlene Watson-Fraser says […]
January 22, 2016

‘Morris from America’ is a vibrant, fresh coming of age tale

By Lindsey Bahr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PARK CITY, Utah _ “Morris from America” isn’t your typical coming of age story. The film, which premiered at the […]
January 22, 2016

Quotes from Smith, Elba and others about the Oscars

The second straight year of all-white acting nominees has turned this year’s Academy Awards into a referendum on diversity in the movie industry and sparked protests […]
January 22, 2016

Recent controversies spark discussion about slavery books

By Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ When children’s author-illustrator Don Tate works on a book about slavery, he keeps in mind that a […]
January 22, 2016

Actress Dash: BET lies to black people

By David Bauder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Don’t look for actress and Fox News Channel contributor Stacey Dash to be working on any more […]
January 22, 2016

Braxton explores her career the good and bad in TV movie

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Toni Braxton has opened her life to the cameras on the WEtv reality series “Braxton Family Values,” […]
January 22, 2016

Mariah Carey engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer

NEW YORK _ Mariah Carey’s new “Vision of Love” is Australian billionaire James Packer. The singer’s representative said Friday that Carey and Packer got engaged in […]
January 21, 2016


JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ What is a “world passport” and why is Mos Def stuck in South Africa? Mos Def must appear in court in South Africa […]