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Billy Porter will narrate and host the first episode of BET's 'Black + Iconic,' titled “Black + Iconic: Style God.”

"The Bachelor" contestant Greer Blitzer took to social media to apologize after old posts where she defended someone dressing in Blackface. "Time and age do not excuse my actions, but this is not a reflection of who I am today," she wrote in her Instagram stories on Tuesday.


On Tuesday, Angela Bassett was nominated for an Oscar in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Ramonda in 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.' Bassett is considered to be the favorite to win after recently winning the Critics Choice and Golden Globe Awards.

The Roots are best known these days for backing up Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show.'

Rumors that the first husband of 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin was still alive resurfaced after an old interview she did on British television was rediscovered on social media. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office issued a statement that shot them down, declaring that he's still deemed missing and that it is an open case.

Comedian Leslie Jones took controversial Republican House of Representatives congressman George Santos to task on the latest episode of 'The Daily Show' Wednesday night, calling him out for allegedly setting up a GoFundMe for a disabled homeless veteran's dog and stealing the money.

The 2023 Golden Globes featured some of the best and brightest in film and television, and Black stars stood out among them with thrilling wins. The awardees included Angela Bassett, Quinta Brunson and Tyler James Williams and Zendaya. Eddie Murphy also recieved the Cecil B. DeMille award for his prestigious career.


The much-heralded 'Wakanda Forever' will make its official debut on Disney Plus Feb. 1. The streamer announced the date on its social media platforms Wednesday.

Danny Cortes is gaining acclaim for his miniatures, which depict scenes from his Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood as well as those influenced by Hip-Hop culture. He details how his work has caught on to being prized purchases in an auction held by Sotheby's which contained other artifacts from the culture.

Netflix has announced that comedian Chris Rock's next special, 'Selective Outrage' will be aired live and streamed through its platform. The show will take place in Baltimore March 4, 2023 at 10 p.m. ET. There has been no word on which venue it will be held at.

R&B superstar and actress Mary J. Blige has entered into a partnership between her production company, Blue Butterfly Productions, and BET. The first project from that deal will be a new talk show, 'The Wine Down.'

The first episode of the much-anticipated second season of 'The Midnight Miracle' podcast hosted by Dave Chappelle and Black Star has arrived. Airing on Monday, the episode features Q-Tip, Monie Love, Bill Murray and Jon Stewart.