(NEW YORK) -- As coronavirus cases in the U.S. begin a concerning climb upward and virus variants threaten a return to normalcy, a handful of businesses have announced COVID-19 vaccination mandates as they prepare to welcome workers back to the office. The Equal Opportunity Employment... Read More.
Michaela Coel is officially headed to Wakanda, Variety has learned. The Emmy-nominated I May Destroy You star has joined the ensemble cast of the upcoming Black Panther sequel, Wakanda Forever. Details on her character have not be released. As previously reported, the film will focus on "furthering the mythology... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nordstrom just made a commitment to Black-owned businesses. The store has become the first major retailer to commit to a 10-year agreement with the 15 Percent Pledge, a nonprofit that holds large corporations accountable for supporting Black-owned brands. "Long-term societal change cannot happen... Read More.
Snowfall actor Kevin Carroll has joined the upcoming Showtime drama pilot Let the Right One In. According to Variety, Carroll will play Zeke Dawes, the successful restaurant owner and friend of father-daughter duo Mark and Eleanor, played by Demián Bichir and Madison Taylor Baez. Foreman will play Eleanor's quiet friend,... Read More.
Chris Stapleton is joining Cameo in an effort to pay it forward. The "Tennessee Whiskey" singer shares in a video message that he's joining the social platform where celebrities send personalized videos to their fans. The net proceeds will fund his and wife Morgane Stapleton's charity,
This Is Us star Asante Blackk has been tapped to play Tiffany Haddish's son in a film adaptation of M.T. Anderson's novel Landscape with Invisible Hand, Variety has learned. Described as a “heightened comedy set in a deeply stratified, alien future,” the film will follow Blackk as an aspiring... Read More.
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- Kentucky is the latest state to offer hefty return-to-work cash incentives, as the economy begins to bounce back from the COVID-19 shock. Gov. Andy Beshear announced earlier this week a plan to pay up to 15,000 Kentuckians on unemployment insurance a $1,500... Read More.