DuVernay, Oyelowo united in the struggle

BY TRE’VELL ANDERSON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS By all accounts, 2012 was supposed to be Ava DuVernay’s year. Her breakout sophomore feature, “Middle of Nowhere,” nabbed best director...

‘Our Florida Mosaic’ explores Black history through eyes of youth

Stefany Ecklin was the mistress of ceremonies. Sacrifices, legacy and contributions of African...

Disney banning smoking, vaping at theme parks

GARY CORONADO/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Smokers will be allowed to light up outside of the entrance to the theme parks.

B-CU names recipient of award from Beyoncé

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Demetrius Weaver, a Pompano Beach, native is Bethune-Cookman University’s recipient of the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Homecoming Scholars Award for the 2018-2019...

Bryant thanks Rimes and Winfrey for their studio advice

BY JESSICA GELT LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS After Kobe Bryant won an Oscar for best animated short, the former NBA champion took a question backstage in the...

How to spend holiday gift cards wisely

BY DEBBIE CARLSON CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Chances are, you received a gift card as a holiday present. Before rushing to spend it, think about how to make it...

Daytona Boat Show lands this weekend at Speedway

The Daytona Boat Show will be held at the Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 18-20. will showcase...

Local actress has supporting

“Intimate Apparel” depicts an exquisite, emotional story of longing, love, and betrayal, and what’s more, a timeless story of a woman’s strength and courage. The...

Knight faces criticism for agreeing to sing at Super Bowl

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS STEFANIE KEENAN/GETTY IMAGES FOR MICHAEL KORS/TNS Gladys Knight issued a statement after she...

Festival to highlight women filmmakers

When a couple’s 14-year-old daughter says she’s going to her first dance with her classmate, they question their preconceived notions of...

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