Souleo: Unsung Hollywood Challenges Diversity Issues

Unsung Hollywood A Differnt World Behind the Scenes Cast Photo_Courtesy TV One (1)By Souleo

Receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame takes longevity, success, the right connections, and for some, your own episode on TV One’s popular docu-series, Unsung Hollywood. Continue Reading →

‘Showing Roots’ Starring Harlem’s Cicely Tyson

350px-cicely_tyson_1992A new independent film is shining a new spotlight on Alex Haley’s 1977 miniseries Roots.

Showing Roots is set in a small Southern town in 1977, where two women – Violet (Maggie Grace) and Pearl (Uzo Aduba) – who are working in a local beauty shop see the town’s balance turned upside down after the miniseries airs and decide to integrate their community, to the dismay of those around them. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Garret Morris On ‘The Juice’

garret morrisYesterday comedian, musician, first black cast member on the original Saturday Night Live and Karate Black Belt Garrett Morris (CBS’ 2 Broke Girls), stopped by The Juice to chat with full of smiles host Alyson Charles. Continue Reading →

Black Stars of The Great White Way At Carnegie Hall

Chapman_Roberts_Norm_Lewis_&_Andre_DeSheildsBy Claude Jay

On Monday, June 23, at 8:00 PM, Chapman Roberts (Choral Director/arranger-Five Guys Name Moe and Smokey Joe’s Café) and Norm Lewis (Phantom, Phantom of the Opera and the TV series, Scandal), will realize their vision to pay tribute to the contributions and influence of African American men on Broadway and at Carnegie Hall for the past 100 years. Continue Reading →

Cecily Tyson In ‘The Trip to Bountiful,’ Review (video)

bountiful5tvf-3-webHarlem born Cecily Tyson should soon be adding an Emmy to the Tony she has already won for playing Carrie Watts in this new adaptation of “The Trip to Bountiful.” Continue Reading →

‘Mornin’ Fast Train From Memphis to Harlem,’ Miles Davis (video)

Miles Davis playing in Miles mode. Not sure of the Memphis to Harlem connection in the song, but we know he played in Harlem’s Mintons, Lenox Lounge and he was married to actress and Harlemite Cicely Tyson in the early 1980’s. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicely Tyson And Miles Davis

Cicely Tyson was born (December 19, 1933) and raised in Harlem, New York by William Tyson and Theodosia Tyson. The photo above is from stunning couple in August 1968 attending the premiere of ‘The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter’ in New York City. Continue Reading →

Behind-The-Scenes At The Lena Horne Estate Auction Preview At Doyle

By Tod Roulette

It’s fitting that the personal effects of Lena Horne,would be sold at a Doyle auction house during fashion week no less. Continue Reading →