Tag: Entertainment
blair-underwood-2011-03-11
Interview
Airdate: March 11, 2011

Actor-producer-author shares what it’s like to play a Black president and explains why Black artists need to create their own film projects.

aaron-eckhart-2011-03-10
Interview
Airdate: March 10, 2011

Actor explains why his character in Battle: Los Angeles is the only one in his career that he’s been sad to move on from.

lupe-fiasco-2011-03-09
Interview
Airdate: March 9, 2011

Hip-hop artist explains why it took three long years for the release of his latest album.

anthony-mackie-2011-03-03
Interview
Airdate: March 3, 2011

Busy actor discusses the business side of filmmaking and explains why African Americans must create their own film projects.

smokey-robinson-2011-03-01
Interview
Airdate: March 1, 2011

Motown legend discusses his recovery from drug addiction and offers advice to his ‘little brother’ El DeBarge, who recently returned to rehab for his own addiction.

charlesferguson
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 28th, 2011

If you watched the Academy Awards Sunday night, then you likely heard Inside Job director Charles Ferguson’s acceptance speech after his film won for best documentary. Ferguson’s acceptance speech began this way: “Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by massive fraud, not a single [...]

charles-ferguson-2011-02-28
Interview
Airdate: February 28, 2011

Oscar-winning director of Inside Job reflects on winning the award when the financial meltdown issues addressed by the documentary remain unresolved.

kem-2011-02-25
Interview
Airdate: February 25, 2011

Singer-songwriter reflects on his 20 years of sobriety, explains why he considers himself a songwriter first and describes how the acoustic piano impacted his new CD.

george-schlatter-2011-02-24
Interview
Airdate: February 24, 2011

Award-winning veteran TV producer shares his thoughts on why the comedy series Laugh-In was so revolutionary.

misty-copeland-2011-02-23
Interview
Airdate: February 23, 2011

The first African American female soloist at the American Ballet Theatre offers her reflections on whether ballet is an elite art form and discusses the impact of the film Black Swan on the dance.