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Netflix is releasing its first live-action musical written and directed by David E. Talbert. The musical, Jingle Jangle, will star Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose and Madalen Mills. The director has also tapped 48-year-old actor and comedian Keegan-Michael Key to join the cast. The musical will tell the story of a “cobblestone world” that comes to life in which…

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BET’s “The Quad” has been canceled a week after its second season concluded. No stranger to cutting shows, BET has given the boot to another one of its series. Joining the list of some of the network’s most popular shows such as Gabrielle Union’s “Being Mary Jane” and “The Game,” “The Quad’ is now another show that…

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“The Quad,” BET’s new scripted television series was created to depict an authentic view of what life would be like at an HBCU. Even though it has veteran actors like Anika Noni Rose (Dr. Eva Fletcher), E. Roger Mitchell (Carlos Pettiway), Sean Blakemore (Eugene Hardwick), and Jasmine Guy (Ella Grace Caldwell); there are also some…

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Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play A Raisin In the Sun returned to Broadway this week, and this latest revival breathes new life into a timeless piece of American theater. With two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington taking on the role of frustrated dreamer Walter Lee Younger, Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo as his practical wife Ruth and Broadway veterans Latanya Richardson and Anika Noni Rose as the family matriarch and Walter Lee’s little sister, respectively

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Khumba is a South African 3-D computer-animated adventure comedy film about a half-striped zebra that is blamed for the lack of rain fall and banished from the herd. He then goes on a mission to earn his stripes. Khumba (Jake T. Austin) is born into an isolated herd completely obsessed with stripes. Due to rumors…

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Florida Agricultural Mechanical University’s homecoming week has arrived and students and alumni will celebrate with an elaborate coronation, a much anticipated football game, spirited tailgating, a lively step show and a number of concerts featuring the top names in hip-hop and R&B. FAMU has a storied history of providing education to individuals who went on to…

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