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Taraji P. Henson is in “the zone” right now, to borrow a popular sports vernacular. That means this multidimensional movie maven can’t miss these days. Henson is already kicking cabooses in this weekend’s Proud Mary, returning as the face of the ratings phenomenon “Empire” on Fox, and she teamed up with Tyler Perry for a second…

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Black Americans have been on edge all year thanks to the senseless and seemingly endless occurrences of police brutality against Black people that have left many of us dead with no justice in sight. And that horrifying trend continued this past week as two unarmed Black men, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, were both unjustifiably shot to…

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The similarities in the murders of Trayvon Martin and Emmitt Till are stark and eerie: Two young black teenagers, some sixty years apart, made innocent trips to small town stores in the Deep South — and were never seen by their parents again. Both boys were both devoured by cowards. The verdict in the George…

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