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Hayma Washington is the first African American to serve as CEO of the Television Academy in its 70-year history.

The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]

Selma only scored two nods during today’s Academy Awards nominations announcement, leaving the film’s director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo out in the cold. Should we be surprised? Probably…