Richard Pryor biopic to be directed by Kenya Barris for MGM

Most movie-goers will return if there’s health protocols, new big movies: Theatre owners association CEO National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian gives his thoughts on the future of the movie theater industry in wake of the coronavirus outbreak. "Black-ish" creator Kenya Barris will direct an upcoming biopic of legendary comedian Richard Pryor. Continue Reading Below He […]

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Rachel Dolezal now charging $37 per custom clip on Cameo

Rachel Dolezal — the white woman who infamously passed herself off as black — is now making money on Cameo. While celebs often charge hundreds of dollars on the site — which allows fans to pay for personalized video messages — Dolezal’s asking just $37 for a clip, and people can chat with her for $2.99. According to the site, […]

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Former Elle director Kyle Anderson in racial flap over Instagram post

Former executive fashion director at Hearst’s Elle magazine Kyle Anderson stepped into a social-media storm when he Instagrammed, “Stop firing employees because they are white, especially men.” The message was posted over an image of a New York Times article that ran this weekend about Anna Wintour and Vogue’s missteps with race. “All white guys I worked with lost their […]

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Virginia Military Institute superintendent resigns amid racism investigation

The superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute resigned Monday after Virginia’s governor ordered an investigation into accusations of structural racism at the college. General J.H. Binford Peay II served as the school’s superintendent for 17 years. In his resignation letter, Peay said the governor’s chief of staff informed him that Governor Ralph Northam and other state leaders “lost confidence” in […]

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