Cress Williams plays CW’s first black superhero Black Lightning

The CW is introducing its first African-American superhero and he is fully charged and ready to strike. “Black Lightning” makes its electrifying debut on Jan. 16.

Black Panther movie causing excitement around country

There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country.

ABC announces ‘Scandal,’ ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ crossover event

What happens when Olivia Pope meets Annalise Keating?

Oprah, 'Three Billboards' triumph at black-draped Globes

With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge.

Taraji P. Henson kicks off the New Year with ‘Proud Mary’

The New Year is kicking butt at the movies. And leading the charge is Taraji P. Henson wearing black leather thigh high boots in the action flick “Proud Mary.”

Two Dave Chappelle specials set for New Year’s Eve

Netflix gave comedy fans an early Christmas present.

With 5 Grammy nods, SZA emerges as music's breakout star

After SZA created the drums-drenched, reggae-tinged song "Consideration," she thought she had finally found the sound of her debut album. But there was one problem: Rihanna heard the song and wanted it.

Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations ...

Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa denies White House firing

Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa denies she was fired from her job at the White House — and she's teasing that she has stories to tell about what she's seen and heard there.

TV One Cancels Roland Martin’s NewsOne Now

The only Black daily newscast on television is no more.

Sheryl Lee Ralph returns to the big screen in ‘Just Getting Started’

Actress, singer and all-around diva Sheryl Lee Ralph is returning to the big screen and the small screen. First up, Ralph is teaming up with Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones in the comedy “Just Getting Started.”

2017 Kennedy Center Honors recognize artists, bypass drama

A few months ago, it looked like the annual Kennedy Center Honors program was in danger of being engulfed by the country's current divisive political mood.

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian tie the knot

Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tied the knot on Nov. 16 in a lavish, fairy tale, star-studded ceremony in New Orleans.

Eve joins ‘The Talk’

Rapper-actress Eve has joined the CBS daytime talk show “The Talk.” Eve, whose full name is Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper, is replacing comedian-actress Aisha Tyler, who left the show at the end of last season to focus on her movie and ...

Tiffany Haddish to make ‘SNL’ history

Tiffany Haddish is set for a history making turn on “Saturday Night Live.” The break out star of “Girls Trip” will be the first female African-American comedian to host the long-running late night sketch comedy show when she takes the ...