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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.

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CBS News announces that Oprah will join '60 Minutes.' She will contribute several special segments.

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The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]

Oprah Winfrey was just as disappointed as everyone else who noticed she was mistaken for Whoopi Goldberg at the 88th Academy Awards. Blog Total Beauty made the cringe-worthy flub during red carpet arrivals Sunday evening. The site, which rarely focuses on products for people of color, posted a photo of Goldberg to their Twitter account with […]

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Biopics are obviously in demand after the success of Straight Outta Compton. One that’s been in the making for a while is Richard Pryor‘s story. The Weinstein Company finally revealed who’ll appear in the highly anticipated biopic. It’s a star-studded cast to say the least. As expected, Mike Epps will play Pryor. Nick Cannon was reportedly in consideration for the role, but he eventually […]

Raven-Symone hasn’t been one to bite her tongue in recent years, and the actress has caught some flack for that. Last year, in an episode of OWN’s Where Are They Now? with Oprah Winfrey, Symone said that she didn’t label herself as African-American. Winfrey told her that Black Twitter wasn’t going to support her, and Twitter […]

Empire‘s second season is shaping up to be a good one. The producers are already cooking up more episodes for us, and they’ve even enlisted Ne-Yo to help Timbaland out with music composition. How can they make this show even better? By adding more celebrity guests, of course. It’s already been reported that Lee Daniels […]

Oprah Winfrey and Common have once again teamed up for a project. Lee Daniels announced both O and Common will appear on Empire’s second season. Earlier in the week…

In honor of Black History Month in 2015, The Urban Daily will highlight amazing moments in Black American sports and entertainment history. Each week, we’ll focus on two photos that showcase Black excellence, shining a light on little known facts about each icon.

Former child star Raven-Symone has responded to the backlash to the comments she’s been receiving over her “Where are They Now” interview with Oprah.      In the interview she stated, “I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African American; I’m an American.” She also stated that while she has roots in […]

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After months of debates and rumors swirling around which actor/comedian would play the legendary Richard Pryor in the long-awaited biopic of his life, Oprah Winfrey finally confirmed who would play the iconic funnyman. Oprah shared on social media that Mike Epps was indeed the man for the job. If you remember, a few months back, […]