Thursday, July 2, 2020

#OscarsSoWhite beginning to yield change

The latest Academy Awards ceremony marked a paradigm shift for an industry that has struggled with diversity....

Bryant draws the most attention at Oscar nominees’ luncheon

BY AMY KAUFMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – The ballroom was stuffed with Hollywood’s elite: Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan. But it was an...

‘People don’t expect a boss to look like me’

Elaine Welteroth discusses leading Teen Vogue and challenging biases  PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN/ GETTY IMAGES/TNS

Temptations and Four Tops tribute show set for Aug. 10

“Get Ready’’ performers will sing hits made famous by the iconic groups. “Get Ready,” a Temptations and Four...

369th Experience Band ties HBCU musicians to WWI Black history

A band of 42 musicians from HBCUs are traveling the country playing the sounds of the 369th Infantry Regimental Band...

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...

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...

Film focuses on life, legacy of Thurman

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Howard Thurman grew up in Daytona Beach. Dr. Howard...

Literary spotlight: What to read while you wait

BY DONNA M. GRAY-BANKS SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES As we continue to live safe and stay in place, here are more authors and their books...

Regina King finds strength in ‘Watchmen’ character

JAY L. CLENDENIN/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Regina King is shown as she arrives at the Academy Awards on Feb. 24 in Hollywood.