Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom star Viola Davis was honored with the African American Film Critics Association's prestigious Icon Award at a ceremony, presented virtually on Wednesday. Davis' Ma Rainey co-star Colman Domingo made the presentation, during which he described Davis as “one of the greatest actors of all time,” according to the
(LOS ANGELES) -- Hollywood legend Cicely Tyson, a multi-Emmy Award winner and honorary Academy Award winner, has died, ABC News has confirmed. She was 96. A cause of death has not been revealed. Tyson's manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement, "I have... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Many felt that Jennifer Lopez should have been nominated for an Oscar for her role in the movie Hustlers. Well, now she's getting an award that will reflect that achievement, as well as... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(ELIZABETH, N.J.) -- New Jersey officials approved a piece of land to build a monument dedicated to transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey. The monument would be the first in... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dedicated the East River State Park in Brooklyn to Marsha P. Johnson, making it country's first state park to honor an LGBTQ person, according to the state.
BY: WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis died at the age of 80 Friday. World leaders, politicians and celebrities alike are paying homage the civil rights icon following the news of his death. Lewis died seven months... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) --By Benjamin Siu, ABC News Rep. John Robert Lewis, a Georgia Democrat and civil rights icon, died Friday. He was 80 years old.Lewis passed seven months after a routine medical visit revealed that he had stage 4 pancreatic cancer.... Read More.