Posted on 18 July 2013   Awards

2013 Emmy Nominations: Kerry Washington, Don Cheadle and Alfre Woodard

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Thursday revealed nominees for the 65th annual Emmy awards. While the nominations for black actors and actresses aren’t as plentiful as we would hope, some of the nods are poised to make history. Kerry Washington received her first Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for her... Read More »
Posted on 15 July 2013   Awards

Danny Glover To Curate Sarajevo Film Festival’s Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award

MOSCOW — Sarajevo Film Festival has announced that Danny Glover will curate the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award for 2013. The prominent actor producer and humanitarian will appear in Sarajevo to present this year’s Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award Winner. Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. As an actor, his film... Read More »
Posted on 01 July 2013   Awards

BET Awards 2013: Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington Win Best Actor and Best Actress

Jamie Foxx took to the stage wearing a Trayvon Martin t-shirt to give an emotional speech after winning the top acting honor at the BET Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles, California. The 45-year-old, who plays a slave-turned-bounty hunter in Quentin Tarantino‘s Django Unchained, won Best Male Actor at the irreverent awards show. Foxx’s co-star Kerry Washington also... Read More »
Posted on 10 June 2013   Awards

Watch: Cicely Tyson’s Tony Awards acceptance speech

Cicely Tyson gives an emotional accept speech after winning her first Tony Award for ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ “I’m the sole surviving member of my immediate family. I’ve asked over and over again why. I now know why. It’s been 30 years since I stood on stage,” says Tyson. “I really didn’t think it would happen again in my... Read More »
Posted on 10 June 2013   Awards, Theater

Tony Awards 2013 Winners: Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, Patina Miller and Courtney B. Vance Make History

It was a historic night for black actors at the 67th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, who took home half of the top acting honors, including best lead actor in a musical, best lead actress in a play, and best lead actress in a musical. Legendary actress Cicely Tyson won her first Tony award for Best Performance by an... Read More »
Posted on 30 April 2013   Awards, Theater

Tony Awards 2013 nominees: Courtney B. Vance, Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, Condola Rashad and more receive nods

The nominations for American Theatre Wing’s 67th annual Tony Awards were announced early Tuesday morning. Performers from productions such as ‘Kinky Boots,’ “Motown The Musical,” Pippin,” “Lucky Guy,” “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” and “The Trip to Bountiful” were nominated in various categories. Only Broadway shows that opened since April 26, 2012, are eligible. The Broadway League... Read More »
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