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Since his recovery from the tragic vehicle accident in June 2014 that left him seriously injured, acting roles have been coming in generously for funnyman Tracy Morgan. He’s now in negotiations to play iconic comedian Redd Foxx in director Lee Daniel’s upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. Foxx, a legend on the stand-up comedy circuit, was known…

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Fans and curious onlookers alike that never got the chance to catch a stand-up routine by the legendary Redd Foxx will soon get their chance to do so. A projection technology company called Hologram USA recently struck a deal with the late comedian’s estate to create a stage show featuring some of the comic’s greatest…

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The 1970’s was the start of the positive on-screen portrayals of Black fathers.  It was a time when television studios attempted to deal with the changing Black socio-economic issues and its effects on mass media.  Broadcast networks NBC, CBS and ABC had to find a way to feature positive Black family values with an African…

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Comedy greats Richard Pryor, Moms Mabley and Redd Foxx each trekked on the hallowed grounds of the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem. Their accomplishments have been acknowledged with a very special honor and induction ceremony into the Apollo Walk of Fame. This Walk of Fame Ceremony marked the first time the theater inducted non-musical artists into the Apollo Walk of Fame. Still, all…

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Last month, comedy fans across the globe were heartbroken when Sherman Hemsley, the star of the iconic show “The Jeffersons,” passed away at 74. After being laid to rest, a coroner’s report has now revealed the true cause of Hemsley’s death. According to TMZ, the El Paso County Texas Medical Examiner has determined that Hemsley…

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