Actress Khandi Alexander talks working with Queen Latifah on the movie, ‘Bessie’

For 30 years now, Khandi Alexander has made a name for herself in Hollywood as a go-to character actress. With a long list of movies on her résumé (CB4, Menace II Society,There’s Something About Mary), and her standout work in television on such shows as “NewsRadio,” her breakout role as Fran in HBO’s “The Corner,” and her […]

Queen Latifah shares her thoughts on homophobia in the Black community

Queen Latifah has movie fans buzzing with her new role as blues legend Bessie Smith in the upcoming HBO biopic “Bessie.” And true to the singer’s life, Latifah and HBO decided to cover Smith’s openness about her bisexuality, something that has fans even more intrigued by the movie. In a recent interview, Latifah, whose sexuality […]

Lonette McKee to Bring ‘Sparkle’ Reunion Tour to Harlem

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo The story of talented individuals from Harlem pursuing their dreams plays itself out every day, which is why the 1976 film, Sparkle, still resonates with modern audiences. Lonette McKee, who played Sister in the original film, knows this and that’s why she’s planning a live reunion tour […]