A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

Nelson Mandela was considered a man of courage and character, but did you know that he was also considered a terrorist in the United States until 2008? Yes, the heroic civil rights leader unfortunately did not have the best relationship with the United States and remained on the U.S. terrorism watch list until 2008. During […]

Michael B. Jordan has recently become the talk of Hollywood after his moving portrayal of a slain African American male in “Fruitvale Station,” but this was not the beginning of his budding acting career. Michael B. Jordan has appeared in several movies and television shows, including “Chronicle,” a role that was essentially rewritten for Jordan. […]

Lebron James has proven to be a dependable athlete on the court during his NBA career. Unfortunately, Lebron was not the best student in fourth grade after missing 82 of 160 days of school. Lebron’s mother, Gloria James, had been arrested for petty crimes including trespassing and disorderly conduct which led to her spending seven […]

What if we told you music wasn’t always part of Kanye West’s plan? No, we aren’t referring to the possible career he would have pursued had he completed his college career. After transferring to Chicago State University, Ye dropped out to focus on music. While trying to support his budding career, he had a job […]

If you’ve seen K. Michelle perform or even witnessed her on the popular “Love and Hip Hop” series, you know that K. Michelle is a diva, but to what extent? Southern belle K. Michelle attended Florida A&M University where she was initiated into Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.   K. Michelle admits to being nervous […]

Known for her curvaceous curves and heavy accent, Joseline Hernandez often talks about her days as a stripper before getting into music but stripping may have been another form of working out for the seductive reality television star. Hernandez was once a personal trainer before making it big on prime time television. Yes you read […]

Our beloved “Uncle Phil,” did not only play a hero and good father role to his family on the ‘90s sitcom “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” he was a hero in real life as well. Actor James Avery, served in the Navy during the Vietnam War. Avery participated in the Tet Offensive from 1968 to 1969. […]

While Nick Young is controlling the flow of the ball on the court and Kendrick Lamar is controlling the rap game, it’s safe to say although they’re in different fields talent runs in the family. Yes, you read that right Kendrick Lamar and Nick Young are cousins. Don’t feel as though you were left out, […]

Kerry Washington plays a jack-of-all-trades in the popular series, “Scandal,” but don’t let her role as Olivia Pope fool you she’s just as talented off-camera.   While attending the Spence School, an all girl’s school, Washington was a part of a nine-girl a cappella group known as “Triple Trio.” To much dismay, the group didn’t […]

Chances are you’ve seen “Star Wars” or the “Lion King” and recognized the deep, dark voice from both films. That demanding voice is no other than that of James Earl Jones, who is arguably one of the best voices in Hollywood.   Many are not aware that Jones was mute as a child. At the […]