Calls For Boycott Of Oscars Grow Over Diversity Of NomineesCalls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' second straight year of mostly white nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith each said Monday that they will not attend this year's ceremony.
Daughter: Actress Ruby Dee Dead At 91Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Funeral Held In NYC Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ethan Hawke, Amy Adams and Ellen Burstyn have paid their respects to Philip Seymour Hoffman, an actor widely considered among the best of his generation.
Spike Lee Wants Federal Negligence Suit Dismissed Movie director Spike Lee is looking to get a federal negligence lawsuit against him thrown out. The lawsuit was filed by Elaine and David McClain who were forced to leave their home after the director tweeted their address and said it belonged to George Zimmerman.
Dwyane Wade & Sons Pose In Hoodies, Support Trayvon, On Magazine CoverMiami Heat star Dwyane Wade and his young sons are sending a powerful message as the cover models on this month's edition of Ebony Magazine.
Michael Jordan Weds In Palm BeachBasketball legend and Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan tied the knot on Saturday with former model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach.
Usher To Perform At Rock Hall CeremonyUsher, Carole King, John Fogerty, Spike Lee, Harry Belafonte and others have been added to the list of performers and presenters for the next Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Terrence Ross Slams Competition In Dunk ContestTerrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
Spike Lee Settles For Retweeting Wrong Address It's not known how much money they received but Spike Lee has reached a settlement with an elderly Florida couple forced to leave their home after the director tweeted their address and said it belonged to George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26.
Spike Lee Apologizes To Couple For Re-Tweeting Wrong AddressFilm director Spike Lee has tweeted an apology to a Sanford couple who hasn’t been able to return to their home after he re-tweeted their address as that of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Outrage & Mourning Over Death Of Trayvon MartinThe murder of a Miami Gardens teen by a Sanford neighborhood watch captain has sparked public outrage and demands for justice.