Oscar Nominations: Who Will Win?

Photo courtesy of Twitter. By Terrance Turner March 15, 2021 Nominations for this year's Academy Awards were announced this morning. In a 7 AM ceremony, actor & singer Nick Jonas and his wife, actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, presented the nominees. As so often this year, the roster contains some surprising inclusions and several glaring exclusions. … Continue reading Oscar Nominations: Who Will Win?

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Sheds Light on a Little-Known Piece of Black History

By Terrance Turner Feb. 28, 2021 Tonight, singer Andra Day won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama for her portrayal of jazz singer Billie Holiday in "The United States vs. Billie Holiday". The Hulu film, directed by Lee Daniels, dramatizes how Holiday was hounded by the Federal Bureau of Narcotics for her … Continue reading “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Sheds Light on a Little-Known Piece of Black History