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  • Civil rights film 'Selma' a NAACP winner in ceremony that jabbed at other awards' black snubs

    The civil rights drama "Selma" won top honors at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took sharp notice of snubs of African-American artists and their work by the Oscars. "This is more than a movie," Oprah Winfrey, who was a "Selma" producer and...
  • NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub

    NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub
    Glitz and glamour were not the only things on the minds of celebrities at the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday. In kicking off the ceremony in Pasadena, which honors excellence in film, TV, film and literature by artists of color, host Anthony Anderson...
  • Winfrey on 'Selma' and the Oscars: Public response means the film has 'already won.'

    Oprah Winfrey is more than happy with how "Selma" has been received, no matter how few Oscar nominations. During a telephone interview Friday, Winfrey said that from the moment the civil rights movie she helped produce was given a standing ovation at its...
  • Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present

    Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present
    The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power. Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC. Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
  • The cupcake queen changed everything

    The cupcake queen changed everything
    The pastry chef: Candace Nelson At the festival: Nelson hosts Frost: A Sprinkles Wonderland from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Gale South Beach Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave. Tickets, if still available, are $95. Claim to fame: The former...
  • Ellicott City native and handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando makes Forbes' 30 Under 30

    Danielle DiFerdinando made sure she was waiting at the doors of the Tribeca Barnes & Nobles store that Sunday morning in January. Her stomach was in knots with anticipation over whether or not she was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Art &...
  • At last: Harper Lee novel to be published in July, features character Scout as adult woman

    "To Kill a Mockingbird" will not be Harper Lee's only published book after all. Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that "Go Set a Watchman," a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14....
  • From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history

     From this Selma house, Martin Luther King made civil rights history
    Jawana Jackson scrunched her eyebrows, momentarily puzzled as she stared at a bedroom bureau. "I really thought the pajamas were in one of these drawers," she said in the tone of an aunt concerned that her visiting nephew might go without proper...
  • Whitney Houston's daughter 'fighting for her life' in hospital as family members gather

    Bobbi Kristina Brown wanted to sing, act and dance like her megastar parents, Whitney Houston and R&B artist Bobby Brown. Instead, she has mostly made tabloid headlines for drug use and family disputes — the same perils that derailed their careers....
  • New Harper Lee book could also mean a 'To Kill a Mockingbird' movie sequel

    The movie version of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the rare adaptation as beloved as its source material. So when Harper Lee and her publisher announced Tuesday that this summer they'll release the 88-year-old author's second book, "Go Set the Watchmen,"...
  • Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?

    Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?
    Harper Lee published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. The novel was a wild success: It won the Pulitzer Prize, was a bestseller, and was adapted into an acclaimed, Oscar-winning film in 1962. As the years ticked by and "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an...