Category: Music and Entertainment

Jay-Z and Weinstein Co. Team Up for Trayvon Martin Film Projects

The Weinstein Company has partnered with Jay-Z to make a series of films in memory of the Trayvon Martin. “Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin,” Injustice was written by Lisa Bloom, an American Civil Rights Attorney and daughter of well-known attorney Gloria Allred. “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,”… Read More

Octavia Spencer Condemns Racists Who Doubt Hidden Figures

Oscar winning actress Octavia Spencer has recently given herself a new starring role. That is the role of defending the honor of the women portrayed in the movie “Hidden Figures.” Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji Henson; Mary Jackson played by Janelle Monae; and Dorothy Vaughn, played by Spencer, were three highly intelligent black women mathematicians… Read More

Run-DMC Suing Walmart, Amazon, Other Retailers for $50 Million

The iconic hip-hop music group Run-DMC is suing Walmart, Amazon, and other retailers for unlawfully selling merchandise in violation of the group’s trademark. The other retailers include the makers and distributors profiting from sales of Run-DMC merchandise. Run-DMC contends this has been done without the group’s expressed consent.   Run-DMC’s original members include Joseph Simmons… Read More

Princess Leia: The Original Feminist Heroine

Before Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, Moana, and even the “Star Wars” current heroine, Rey, there was Princess Leia of the original “Star Wars” trilogy. After the announcement of Carrie Fisher’s death last week, many are left mourning the legacy of the talented and fierce actress.   (Related: Fans Pay Tribute to Carrie Fisher by Buying Up… Read More