Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment’

Miss Mississippi 2006 contestant Jasmine Murray was eliminated last night on FOX’s American Idol. We’re proud of her anyway — making it to the final 13 is a big deal. Murray sang “I’ll Be There” a second time hoping to get the Idol judges to¬†“save” her by exercising a new power granted¬†this season, but the […]


80 years. 11 Black actors. 13 wins. 1st win in 1939. One in the 60s. Two each in the 80s and 90s. 7 in the 21st century. Of the roughly 300 winners (for acting) in Oscar’s 80-year history, only 13 gold statuettes — about 4% — have been given to a Black actor for a […]