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Alicia Powell

Hollywood weighs how to foster lasting Black inclusion

02 Jul 2020

Hollywood came under intense scrutiny for a lack of diversity in 2015 when the #OscarsSoWhite movement spotlighted the dearth of Black nominees for the film industry's highest honors. | Video

U.S. teens envision fall school reopening during COVID-19 pandemic

30 Jun 2020

NEW YORK When U.S. schools begin the next academic year with the country still fighting the coronavirus pandemic, students should spend half their time in classrooms and half doing online activities that pinpoint their individual learning style such as videos or reading. | Video

REFILE-U.S. teens advise schools on fall reopening during COVID-19 pandemic

29 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 29 When U.S. schools begin the next academic year with the country still fighting the coronavirus pandemic, students should spend half their time in classrooms and half doing online activities that pinpoint their individual learning style such as videos or reading.

Black culture in fashion seeks to move from the runway to the control tower

26 Jun 2020

More than 40 years after Beverly Johnson became the first black model to grace the cover of Vogue, the fashion industry is facing its own reckoning over racism and exclusion. | Video

Large trove of history-making 'Ed Sullivan Show' archives to stream online

12 Jun 2020

A trove of historic TV performances by The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Beach Boys and others on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be made available around the world starting on Friday under a deal to bring the program's large archive to online streaming.

Gay Pride embraces its roots by teaming up with U.S. black activists

11 Jun 2020

Floats, all-night parties and parades may be out, but the LGBTQ community is returning to its roots by teaming up with black activists for Pride month celebrations in the United States.

Disney's take on young adult novel 'Artemis Fowl' debuts Friday

10 Jun 2020

Walt Disney Co on Friday will release a film adaptation of popular young adult book series "Artemis Fowl," one that its stars and director admit differs from the story written by Irish author Eoin Colfer.

Tracee Ellis Ross debuts her singing voice in new film 'The High Note'

27 May 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross plays a singing superstar in her new feel-good movie "The High Note," but the actor said the film has nothing to do with her famous mother, Diana Ross.

Musicals out, one-man plays in: Broadway gets creative waiting for show to go on

07 May 2020

Television can fake it, movie audiences can wear masks, but a live theatre performance like "Romeo and Juliet" needs real actors kissing and fighting rivals in front of real people. | Video

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