Category : Global Alerts

- 1 week ago

Iconic “Temptations” Broadway hit on Road Show Tour

“It’s about soul. It’s about love. And most of all, it’s about the music.”This closing line in the Broadway smash “Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations” – on the road now and currently at Washington DC’s Kennedy Center -- triggers...

- 1 week ago

Black Star News Show: Update On Bronx Fire

Photos: M. Allimadi\TwitterTags:& Black Star NewsBLACK STAR NEWS SHOWBlack Star News Show host Milton AllimadiBlack Star News Managing Editor Colin Benjamintragic fire in the Bronx apartment buildingKakwenza RukirabashaijaEnron KiizaGen. Yoweri Musev...

- 1 week ago

Sidney Poitier 2014 Interview

Photo: Twitter This week, we lost an icon of film with the passing of pioneering trailblazing film legend Sir Sidney Poitier at the age of 94. The following is a video interview done with the ground-breaking film star in 2014 where he speaks about h...

- 1 week ago

Sidney Poitier Joined Ancestors Surrounded By Family

(Sidney Poitier. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.)The following statement was released by the Poitier family:There are no words to convey the deep sense of loss and sadness we are feeling right now. We are so grateful he was able to spend his last day surro...

- 1 week ago

In Memory of Sidney Poitier--Paris Blues: Black Romance and Jazz

(Photo/Twitter) With the recent passing of Sidney Poitier, it may be an opportune time to revisit a neglected film from his long legacy, “Paris Blues.” The 1961 movie featured novel questions of race, music, and romance that reviewers failed to appr...

- 2 weeks ago

Pioneering Trailblazing Actor Sidney Poitier Passes At 94

(Photos: Twitter)Sidney Poitier has died, aged 94.The Hollywood star was known for films including Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, In the Heat of the Night and Lilies of the Field, for which he became the first Black and Bahamian man to win a Best Acto...

- 2 weeks ago

Divorce In Uganda: Unmasking what you should know

The law on domestic relations has over time taken a series of development from the custom way of viewing marriage to embracing the common law principles that govern marriages.In Uganda, when the legal duties and responsibilities are ended or reorgani...

- 2 weeks ago

Elon Musk is African – Why Isn’t He Recognized as One?

Elon Musk is known across the globe, but not many people are aware that the SpaceX and Tesla billionaire is of African descent.The world’s richest man, who has a net worth of over $273.5bn, was born in Africa to an African father. But for some reason...

- 2 weeks ago

Opera Philadelphia Announces Appointment Of Dr. Derrell Acon

(Photos: Opera Philadelphia)Opera Philadelphia recently announced the appointment of award-winning activist, arts administrator, and bass-baritone Dr. Derrell Acon to the position of Vice President of People Operations & Inclusion. Currently the...

- 3 weeks ago

Play “Sugar Ray” Opens At Gene Frankel Theatre Jan 6th

Reginald L. Wilson's play "Sugar Ray," about boxer Sugar Ray Robinson, will make its theatrical premiere at the Gene Frankel Theatre and will run from Jan. 6th to 23rd.Sugar Ray Robinson was, pound for pound, the greatest boxer of all time. In his 25...