Chris Rock joins cast in biopic celebrating gay civil rights activist

Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, and Audra McDonald are to star in “Rustin.” The movie is a biopic of the gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin and is the first feature to be produced by Higher Ground, the production company set up by former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. George C. Wolfe, […]

Beyoncé dropping new Ivy Park collection honoring Black cowboys (video)

Beyonce pays tribute to her native Texas and Black cowboys with the upcoming release of her new “Ivy Park Rodeo” collection from Adidas on Aug. 19. The collection will feature 58 adult apparel styles, five adult footwear styles, and 13 different accessories. Beyonce stars in the visual campaign which kicked off Aug. 6 along with […]

Viola Davis delivers powerful Ma Rainey monologue ahead of global premier

Viola Davis is starring in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom as Ma Rainey, an African American singer who was known as “Mother of the Blues.” Rainey was one of the first blues artists to record and has been credited as one who helped evolve the genre and bring about popularity. Rainey died in 1936 at the […]