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Tony-Nominated Actor Anthony Chisholm Dies At 77

Anthony Chisholm has died at 77-years-old. The Katz Company confirmed the Tony-nominated actor's passing. Born in 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio, Chisholm was drafted and served in the Vietnam War before he pursued acting. After returning from the war, Chisholm appeared in theatrical productions of The Boys from Syracuse and The Threepenny Opera at Karamu House in Cleveland, Ohio. He...

News,Film

Wendell Pierce To Play B.B. King In Upcoming Biopic

Wendell Pierce is no stranger to portraying real-life people on-screen. The Wire actor portrayed civil rights leader Hosea Williams in Ava DuVernay's acclaimed 2014 film Selma and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in the 2016 HBO movie Confirmation. In a tweet posted to his official Twitter account, Pierce announced he was set to portray blues legend B.B. King in an upcoming...

Broadway,Awards

'Slave Play' Dominates Tony Award Nominations, 'A Soldier's Play' And 'Tina: Turner Musical' Also Nab Key Nods

The nominations for the 74th annual Tony Awards were announced today and Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play dominates 11 nominations, the second most nominations for a play this year. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical also garnered several nominations, including Best Musical and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for Adrienne Warren. Other acting nominees include...

News,Television

Taraji P. Henson To Host Talk Show On Mental Health For Facebook

An outspoken advocate for destigmatizing mental health in the Black community, Taraji P. Henson is taking her quest for mental health awareness to the talk show arena. Henson will be a co-host on talk show Peace Of Mind, which has been greenlit by Facebook Watch. The Oscar-nominated actress will host alongside Trace Jade Jenkins, the Executive Director of the Boris Lawrence Henson...

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Are Tracee Ellis Ross And Harry Styles An Item? The Internet Can't Take It!

Black Twitter has been set ablaze since rumors have swirled that actress Tracee Ellis Ross and pop singer Harry Styles are dating. During an appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden in December of last year in which Styles was a guest host, Ross confirmed that she and the pop singer met on Instagram. Back then she said when speaking with Styles and Kendall Jenner,...