NEW YORK (AP) — At the poignant memorial service for Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress was remembered for all the things that made her famous — her glamour, her sublime talent, her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was no shortage of color on the carpet at Sunday's Emmy Awards, with television's biggest stars donning everything from eye-popping pinks to gold tones that matched the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felicity Huffman's co-stars in a new Netflix movie say they found her remorseful about her role in a college admissions scandal.
ATLANTA (AP) — In some versions of a story June 18 about Atlanta's mayor talking about the city's reputation, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of former President Barack...
ATLANTA (AP) — In a story April 21 about Morehouse College's 135th annual commencement exercises, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the ceremonies were held Sunday, April 21. They are...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on court proceedings in the college bribery scandal (all times local):
Netflix officials decided to move the release date of a film starring Felicity...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It is decidedly casual inside the Dolby Theatre the day before the Oscars.
Most people, celebrities included, are wearing jeans and sneakers, and in Brie Larson's case, a...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Amandla Stenberg brought the audience to their feet as she talked of being protected by the ancestors.
KiKi Layne evoked tears as she talked about having the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek are among the first presenters announced for Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Other presenters announced Wednesday by the actors union include Chadwick Boseman, Sam Elliott, Constance Wu, John David Washington, Adam Driver, and Michelle Yeoh.
Ken Jeong, Henry Golding, Angela Bassett, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee and Joe Mazzello round out the list of first presenters.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Angela Bassett once resorted to dialing 911 for help when she had trouble with a fireplace at home. Aisha Hinds needed help for a life-threatening emergency as a teenager.
The actresses co-star on Fox's "9-1-1" series about the pressurized world of police, firefighters and dispatchers who are thrust into a variety of high-stress situations.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia mom who threw a $25,000 Dubai-themed prom for her son last year is throwing a "Black Panther"-themed prom this year complete with an actual black panther.
Saudia Shuler tells WPVI-TV she had a contest this year that asked kids in her North Philadelphia neighborhood to send their report cards and essays explaining why they deserved to have an epic prom send-off.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and actress Angela Bassett were among those honored during Yale University's 317th commencement.
The school conferred more than 3,700 degrees Monday during ceremonies held on the school's Old Campus.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater audience cheered and cheered for Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the readers of "Between the World and Me."
A capacity crowd at the famed New York City venue was on hand Monday night for a stage recital of Coates' prize-winning book, one met throughout with applause and calls of approval.
Bassett, Hardwick honor politicians, family
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The speeches by the recipients of Essence magazine's 11th annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards have a theme: We are here, and we will be seen.
"Black Panther" and "The Walking Dead" star Danai Gurira, "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Westworld" actress Tessa Thompson, Emmy-winning writer and actress Lena Waithe and comedian Tiffany Haddish were recognized by the magazine Thursday in Beverly Hills, California.
Bassett: ‘Black Panther’ success ‘feels like heaven’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Scientist. Warrior. Queen Mother. Spy. These are just a few of the job titles of the women of "Black Panther," now playing nationwide.
None of them are fighting over a guy, or needing one to save them. They are fierce, proud, intelligent and capable. And, in the case of Danai Gurira's character Okoye and her fellow Dora Milaje fighters: Bald and rocking a bold lip while protecting the nation of Wakanda at the highest level.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Turner is not done telling her story.
The rock superstar is working on a sequel to her 1986 memoir "I, Tina," Atria Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The new book is called "Tina Turner: My Love Story" and will come out next October, timed to the singer's 60th year in music.
Seventy-eight year-old Turner says in a statement that she will write about everything from "finding love" to surviving a "life-threatening illness" she had never disclosed before.
The pinks had it Sunday on the Golden Globes red carpet, from Ryan Michelle Bathe on the arm of hubby Sterling K. Brown to a stunning Lily Collins in princessy Zuhair Murad, hair up in a loose, dramatic bun.
Collins' couture gown was a light shade with a floral design. She went with her first choice to go with Harry Winston jewels.
"I love this color. It's fun, it's fresh, it's great," Collins told E! Entertainment from Beverly Hills, California.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A look at what the presidential candidates and key backers did on Tuesday Oct. 25:
Rallies — Just one at Broward College in Coconut Creek, Florida, near an early voting location. Drew about 1,750 people.
Press — Appeared on Univision program "El Gordo y La Flaca." Also taped two radio interviews.
Fundraisers — Hillary Victory Fund dinner in Pinecrest, Florida, a Miami suburb, hosted by Democratic donor Chris Korge.