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"Selma" chronicles the Martin Luther King Jr.-led march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama in 1965. (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Sharpton Rips Oscars Over Lack Of Minority Nominees

Most notably, the civil rights film “Selma,” about the struggle for equal voting rights in 1965, received just two nominations — for Best Picture and Best Original Song.

01/15/2015

David Letterman Stephen Colbert (Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS)

‘Late Show’ With Stephen Colbert To Debut Tuesday, Sept. 8 On CBS

“I have nine months to make a show, just like a baby. So first, I should find out how you make a baby,” said Colbert.

01/12/2015

"Selma" chronicles the Martin Luther King Jr.-led march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama in 1965. (credit: Paramount Pictures)

Paramount, Black Business Leaders Team Up To Give Free ‘Selma’ Tickets To NYC Students

Seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students who present a student ID or report card at participating theaters will receive free tickets.

01/08/2015

Bess Myerson in 1957 (Wikimedia Commons)

Bess Myerson, Miss America 1945, Dies At Age 90

Former Miss America, television personality and longtime friend of former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, has died.

01/05/2015

Edward Herrmann in November 2011. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Edward Herrmann, ‘Gilmore Girls’ Star, Dead At 71

The towering, 6-foot-5 actor with the melodious voice made his mark on stage, on screen and as the narrator of a number of documentaries.

12/31/2014