Laz Alonso: Hollywood leading man stars in NBC’s ‘Deception’

Word and Images by DeWayne Rogers The Traveler Life is good if you’re Lazaro “Laz” Alonso. Not only are you set to play FBI Agent Will Moreno in the highly anticipated NBC series “Deception,” but you’re also spending most of your spare time bouncing around the globe, immersing yourself in foreign cultures and acting as […]

Melanie Fiona, Jennifer Williams, Celebs Party With Laz Alonso in Harlem

Laz Alonso understands how traveling expands perspectives and changes mindsets. The accomplished actor was officially introduced as the new Travel Ambassador for BlackAtlas.com at a celebrity-filled event taking place at Studio Museum in Harlem on Aug. 3. Alonso shares why he was excited about his partnership with BlackAtlas.com and American Airlines. “When you’re in front […]

BlackAtlas.com, Kirk Franklin Make a ‘Joyful Noise’ in Dallas

Kirk Franklin was all smiles as he watched moviegoers pack into Arlington’s Studio Movie Grill for an advance screening of the Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton-led Joyful Noise, which was sponsored by Rolling Out and BlackAtlas.com. For Franklin, and for Christian leaders around the country, the film signifies a welcome return to faith-based films infiltrating mainstream […]

Laz Alonso, American Airlines and BlackAtlas.com Excite Fans at Essence Fest: Pics

NEW ORLEANS — Laz Alonso set off a frenzied autograph and photo session for throngs of female fans at the Essence Music Festival inside the cavernous Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, courtesy of American Airlines and BlackAtlas.com, the renowned black travel site. Alonso is best known playing Paula Patton’s love interest in the urban comedy […]

American Airlines Announces ‘Jumping the Broom’ Contest

American Airlines, through BlackAtlas.com, the first online travel community for people interested in Black culture, is hosting a sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to the Los Angeles Red Carpet movie premiere of Sony Pictures’ new comedy “Jumping the Broom.”