| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
BET is having a very good week. On Sunday its annual awards ceremony blew out the Nokia Theatre and Tuesday night the network premieres "Being Mary Jane," a movie-length pilot for its first scripted series, which will debut in January.
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:17 PM
For decades Bill Jones has photographed Hollywood celebrities walking down the red carpet for African American magazines and newspapers.
Now some of those celebrities are planning to roll out their own red carpet for the 78-year-old to thank him for...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Let's hear it for Larry Cohen, the best and most prolific writer/director of low-budget genre films in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. Since 2000, he has been active as a writer, penning “Cellular” (2004) and “Phone Booth&...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Nine for IX Celebrating 40 years of...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Those eager to see "Being Mary Jane," the film that serves as the launchpad for BET's first scripted series, which will premiere early next year, might have to take a nap.
The film will premiere July 2 at the unusual hour of 10:30 p.m. following the...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:37 AM
After 10 weeks, 16 dances and “countless sore muscles,” “Dancing With the Stars” Season 14 came down to three finalists. And the winners were ... Donald Driver and Peta Murgatroyd!...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Confession: I’ve seen about four episodes of “The Cosby Show” in their entirety, and that might be a stretch.
But while the lives of a close-knit, upper-middle-class family didn’t much appeal to me, I get that it was an...
| Jul 15, 2010
Vonetta McGee, an actress whose big-screen heyday during the blaxploitation era of the 1970s included leading roles in "Blacula" and "Shaft in Africa," has died. She was 65.
McGee died Friday at a hospital in Berkeley after experiencing cardiac arrest...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"The Tree of Life," Terrence Malick's 1950s-set drama that ruminates on questions of family, faith and the universe, was named best picture of the year Monday by the African-American Film Critics Assn. The group also awarded two prizes to the stars of the...