Split still No 1 at US box office as A Dog’s Purpose scampers into second

James McAvoys bravura turn helped M Night Shyamalans film hold the top spot, while A Dogs Purpose dodged controversy and Resident Evil crept in M Night Shyamalans revival as a commercial force was underlined by the figures for his multiple-personality thriller A Dogs Purpose, which managed $18.4m (14.6m). Opinion remains divided as to whether the […]

What the Williams sisters mean in America today | Derrick Clifton

In an uncertain era, the success of Venus and Serena tells a story of the greatness that already exists in the United States most inclusive president the country has ever had. Obamas presence at the helm of the nation was a newfound symbol of possibility. It was the first time that a man who wasnt […]

Taraji P. Henson Shares Message Of Unity In Stunning SAG Speech

Taraji P. Henson spoke with conviction Sunday night after it was announced that Hidden Figures won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. This film is about unity, Henson said.The shoulders of the women that we stand on are three American heroes:Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary […]

Star Of TV’s ‘Mannix’ Dies

(Reuters) – Mike Connors, the former college basketball player and B-movie actor who found stardom on television playing the title role in the popular, long-running private eye series Mannix, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. He was 91. One of the highest-paid actors on American television at the time, Connors starred on Mannix for all […]

Young Women Of Color Encouraged To Contribute To Solange-Inspired Syllabus

Last year,Solange Knowlesgave the world, notably black women, a powerful gift with A Seat at the Table, which Rolling Stone called a record about black survival in 2016 and her influence isnt stopping there. The Saint Heron site reads: from #cranesinthesky @saintrecords A photo posted by Carlota Guerrero (@carlota_guerrero) on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:17am […]

Google Honors Bessie Coleman, America’s First Black Female Pilot

Google commemorated the 125th birthday of the first black female pilot Bessie Coleman on Thursday with their uniquely classic homage…a Doodle. Coleman, who was also of Native American descent, was a Texas native who developed an interest in aviation after hearing exciting tales of flying from her brothers who were WWI soldiers. While her brothers […]

Halsey Donates $100,000 To Planned Parenthood After Women’s March

Looks like Halsey is a woman of her word. Halsey followed up the next day to announce her donation to the womens health organization. The Closer singer has been outspoken about her own health struggles. She discussed her battle with endometriosis last January and, in July,opened up about having a miscarriageat age 20 just hours […]