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Jackson-Olin High School, ASU grad to make Broadway debut as star...

By Alec Harvey Alabama NewsCenter The last time Brandon A. McCall was on stage as Simba in “The Lion King” was Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in...

Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 54

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on “The Wire” created one of...

Clarence Williams III, ‘The Mod Squad’s’ Linc, dies at 81

By LINDSEY BAHR Associated Press Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop Linc Hayes on the counterculture series “The Mod Squad” and Prince’s father...

David Parker: UAB Grad putting Theatre Dreams ‘In Motion’

By Shannon Thomason UAB News David H. Parker’s “big dream” is in motion. Parker will graduate May 1 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, with a Bachelor...

Ramsay High Alum Christian Taylor’s Role In ‘Coming 2 America’ —...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Dancer and businesswoman Christian Taylor accomplished two of her biggest goals before the age of 30. “One of my top things...

Actor Yaphet Kotto Of ‘Live And Let Die’ And ‘Alien’ Dies...

Associated Press Yaphet Kotto, who played supervillain Mr. Big in “Live and Let Die” and starred in “Alien,” has died at the age of 81. Kotto’s...

Andra Day Becomes First Black Best Actress Winner in 35 Years

By Jackie Strause Holly Wood Reporter Andra Day won the Golden Globe best actress in a drama trophy for her performance in Hulu's The United States vs. Billie Holiday,...

Billy Porter, Jharrel Jerome among top winners during 71st Primetime Emmys 

Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two African-American actors were among the top winners at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night.  Actors Billy Porter and...

Spike Lee Wins His First Oscar Ever for ‘BlacKkKlansman

By Lynn Elber Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spike Lee’s first-ever competitive Oscar award turned a mostly staid ceremony into one with joy and passion,...

Oscars 2019: Here Are All The Academy Award Winners

By Cole Delbyck Black Voices The Oscars have come and gone, but rarely have they been this messy. The 91st annual Academy Awards kicked off on Sunday...

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