Arts & Entertainment

FILM REVIEW: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic “It’s not possible. I’m a normal kid!” Famous last words. That’s what’s on the lips of teenager Miles Morales as he goes through a change in life. No, not puberty. The young Blatino brother from Brooklyn has been bitten by a radioactive spider and his life has…

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New Film Honors the Life of Harriet Tubman

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia When one speaks of freedom fighters, Harriet Tubman’s name should always be among the first – if not highlighted as a primary justice crusader. For it was on this date 169 years ago – Dec. 6, 1849 – that Tubman escaped slavery. The brave African American who…

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New YouTube Show Entertaining and Educating LGBTQ Youth

By Micha Green, The Afro Advocates for Youth, a national non-profit focusing on young people’s sexual reproductive health and rights, is providing fun-filled entertainment packed with a lesson particularly targeting LGBTQ youth, through the new YouTube show “Kikis with Louie.” “Kiki,” a common term used in the Queer community, is normally a conversational session among…

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Nickelodeon’s New Buddy Comedy Series, Cousins For Life, Premieres January 5

Nickelodeon’s all-new buddy comedy series, Cousins For Life, will premiere on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at 8:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The live-action series follows 12-year-old cousins and best friends Stuart (Dallas Dupree Young) and Ivy (Scarlet Spencer) as they learn to navigate life under one roof with their families in Portland, despite being from very different backgrounds.…

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Winners Selected for DROP: A Story of Triumph National Creative Expressions Contest

The Positive Change Foundation, in affiliation with Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC) has selected winners for the National Creative Expressions Contest, based on the film, “DROP: A Story of Triumph.” Nine winners from Middle and High Schools and a Homeschool have been selected from schools including Darnell Cookman Middle/High School of the Medical Arts,…

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