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Tiffany Haddish Offers Advice For Those Looking To Break Into Comedy

In a recent interview with CNN the comedian turned actress gave some advice for anyone looking to break into comedy.

Local Artist Alena Larie Wants Listeners To Be Inspired By Her Music

Like many Black musicians, Larie’s musical roots stem from gospel. In her evolution as an artist, Larie says that the transition to secular music gave her an opportunity to express herself freely and not put herself in a box.

Judge Dismisses Another Lawsuit Regarding Michael Jackson “Neverland” Accusers

“Both Wade Robson and James Safecuck’s cases have been separately thrown out of court again and again. Facts and Evidence ACTUALLY MATTER in court. When will the media finally look into these 2 men and all their provable lies? Lies Run Sprints But The Truth Runs Marathons,” Taj Jackson wrote on social media after news of the latest dismissal broke on April 26.

Seattle International Film Festival Steps Into The World Of Virtual Events

This year’s programming includes 219 films total with 93 feature-length films from 69 countries and 126 short films.

Langston Presents The 18th Annual Seattle Black Film Festival April 16 – 26

This year’s festival features over 70 films from across the diaspora, and together they weave a weekend-long program of Black brilliance, joy and resilience. Viewers can choose from a broad selection of films around this year’s themes: A Diaspora in Displacement, Decolonizing the Narrative in Our #OwnVoices, The Future of Our Identity (youth-focused films) and Black Love, Self Love.

‘Twenty Pearls’ AKA Documentary Shows The Vision And Impact Of Black College Women

Executive Producer and Alpha Kappa Alpha member Kimberly Esmond Adams believes anytime is the right time to tell this type of American story. “This story talks about the role that a group of college women, who were still finding their way in the world, yet were intelligent enough to understand that the world was bigger than them and they could do something concrete to make it better for everyone.”

Disney+ Streaming Service Places Restrictions On ‘Classics’ With Racist Stereotypes

“The crows and musical numbers pay homage to racist minstrel shows, where White performers with blackened faces and tattered clothing imitated and ridiculed enslaved Africans on Southern plantations,” Disney officials noted about “Dumbo” on its streaming platform. “The leader of the group in Dumbo is Jim Crow, which shares the name of laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States,” the statement continued.

‘The Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ Shows Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ Wasn’t A Blip

After the risk-taking format of "WandaVision," "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" feels more conventional based strictly on its muscular premiere while offering a welcome showcase for Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan.

Janet Jackson Two-part Documentary Set To Air On A&E And Lifetime

The documentary, with the working title "JANET," will take viewers through Jackson's life and career, contain never-before-seen footage, and feature home videos from the legendary artist.

‘Coming 2 America’ Takes Us Back To Zamunda

Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall return in the long-awaited comedy sequel, joined by Tracy Morgan and Leslie Jones.

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Labor Secretary On Unemployment Numbers: We’re Still Recovering

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh speaks to CNN's Poppy Harlow about unemployment numbers across the country and what he thinks could be contributing to these numbers.

Liz Cambage Criticizes Lack Of Diversity In Australian Olympic Team’s Photos

Cambage, who helped Australia win bronze at the 2012 Olympics and also competed at the 2016 Games, criticized the images in a series of posts on Instagram using the hashtag #whitewashedaustralia .

‘A Comeback For Travel’: Summer Vacations Expected To Boom

U.S. travel experts think that the summer of 2021 could be close to travel levels before the pandemic. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Tiffany Haddish Offers Advice For Those Looking To Break Into Comedy

In a recent interview with CNN the comedian turned actress gave some advice for anyone looking to break into comedy.

Keith A. Perry Named The New Executive Director Of The National Dental Association

“We’re very excited to have him aboard, said NDA Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S.” “Keith is a talented, nationally recognized association executive with over 30 years of highly relevant leadership experience in the political, governmental, nonprofit and association sectors.”