| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:48 PM
1. Spike Lee for H.O.P.E.
H.O.P.E. Diversity Scholarship Program will present Spike Lee, who will discuss "The Cultural Diversity in America" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Shippensburg University's H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Filmmaker Spike Lee urged Shippensburg University students Thursday night to enter a career field for which they are passionate.
“You can’t choose a major based on how much money you’ll make,” he said.
Lee, whose films include...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Family, friends and fellow stars remembered Whitney Houston's voice, love and -- most of all -- faith at her homegoing service Saturday at the New Jersey church in which she grew up.
A "who's who" of musical performers adapted lyrics in tribute to...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Whitney Houston's journey "home" ends with a private burial in New Jersey on Sunday as questions persist about what caused the superstar's death.
A crowd gathered at the entrance to Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, south of Newark, where Houston's body...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Remember those classic Air Jordan Nike commercials in the late 1980s?
How about the one where Spike Lee asks, "Do you know who the best player in the game is? Do you know, do you know, do you know?" standing on Michael Jordan's shoulders next to the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
PIX11 attended premiere of Spike Lee's latest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn” series RED HOOK SUMMER. Hundreds came out to support the iconic writer/director including Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Stephen Hill, Mona...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:17 PM
(Reuters) - Actor Al Freeman Jr., perhaps best known for his portrayal of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in Spike Lee's 1992 film "Malcolm X," has died, Howard University said on Friday.
"It is with tremendous sadness that the passing of our...
| Aug 15, 2012
Actor played Arnold Horshack on 'Kotter'
Ron Palillo, 63, an actor whose signature role was Arnold Horshack in the 1970s TV sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday of a heart attack in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., said his agent, Jackie...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:30 AM
In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:19 PM
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers.
Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:00 PM
In the weeks after a 17-year-old black boy was found dead in a gated Sanford neighborhood, outraged blacks took to the streets, insisting police arrest the Hispanic shooter, George Zimmerman.
The chorus thundered: Justice for Trayvon! I am Trayvon! We...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Iron Mike is taking it on the road. Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion, will bring his Broadway solo show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., for a three-night stand from Feb. 15-17.