Director and writer Shaka King is busy in the TV-and-film industry at the moment, but that wasn’t always the case.
I have a confession: I secretly love 2 Chainz. OK, maybe it’s not so secretly, because my friends know that anytime he appears on a song, I am going to turn the volume up as loud as it can go on his parts, and I’m going to rap along at the top of my lungs.
I was on my way to the Jon Ossoff watch party at a fancy Westin in North Atlanta when I got a call from a good colleague of mine. Somewhere between a black millennial and Gen Xer, he was someone who’d worked on campaigns in Georgia and had a pretty good feel for what was going on throughout Atlanta and the surrounding…
“Childish Gambino,” the moniker that all-around entertainer Donald Glover goes by as a recording artist, shall soon be no more.
I’m no expert in the penal system, particularly as it applies to law enforcement, but something tells me that if you’re arrested for an alleged crime, maybe you shouldn’t be the one handing out your own punishment. Nonetheless, that’s exactly what DeKalb County, Ga., Sheriff Jeff Mann did after allegedly being caught …
It’s Mother’s Day, and in addition to remembering the women who gave birth to us, it is also important that we reflect on the other women who gave us life—our TV moms. Everyone has a favorite mother from television they halfway wished were their real-life mama. Whether it was their jokes, the way they always had a hot…
President Vladimir TrumPutin is speaking at the
RWMWG Racist White Men With Guns National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in Atlanta, making him the first president in 34 years to speak to the gathering of raucous white men.
If you don’t know about the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, you should know that not only does the school look like something out of a Harry Potter movie, but its principal and founder, Ron Clark, has some slick dance moves.
The Peabody Award entertainment winners were announced Thursday, and Donald Glover’s FX series, Atlanta, and Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade were among the seven winners.
If you are ever in need of a good, cathartic cry, there are three things that always work:
Former basketball star Shaquille O’Neal will cover the funeral expenses for Malachi Hemphill, the 13-year-old Georgia teen who accidentally shot himself on Instagram Live.
A homeless man has been arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting the fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta, part of an elevated interstate that will now be closed for months.
Nick Cannon looked relaxed as he hosted a listening party for his music artist ItsaMovie, a 20-year-old Atlanta-area native, Tuesday night at M Bar, located on historic Auburn Avenue in Atlanta. Despite reports of his health challenges, Cannon, who just became a dad again to a third child, a son named Golden, looked…
The movie Get Out will make you re-evaluate your life choices: whom you date, what kinds of dinner invitations from white people you’ll accept, and your friendships. Definitely your friendships. Because if there is one shining moment in the disturbing horror that is Get Out, it’s Chris’ ever-present, ever-woke,…
Earlier this month, Nielsen unveiled a study examining the broader appeal of black-led and/or -focused content—particularly in television. It begins with acknowledgment that black people play a pivotal role in shaping various sectors of popular culture in the U.S. In its findings, “73 percent of non-Hispanic whites…
You can’t call it a comeback because we’ve never been here before. To paraphrase actor Omar Dorsey, aka “Hollywood” from the TV show Queen Sugar, at Wednesday night’s African American Film Critics Association Awards, you can’t call it a rebirth because this is something in its infancy.
Lakeith Stanfield isn’t going to stand around and let someone talk shit about black women to him. Over the weekend, the Atlanta actor spoke about an encounter he had with a black male driver on one of the projects he’s working on.
A woman dropped her car keys when she was attacked outside of an Atlanta, Georgia gas station by somebody trying to steal her phone, and then some bystanders walked up, grabbed her keys and stole her car.
Donald Glover has more titles to his name than you’d likely find in your favorite local celebrity’s Twitter biography—comedian, actor, artist, writer, producer, director, rapper, singer, and songwriter.