Source: Just Jared
Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons chat with each other while attending the Variety Studio powered by Samsung Galaxy on Thursday afternoon (May 29) at Palihouse in West Hollywood, Calif.
The guys joined a panel of other television actors including American Horror Story: Coven‘s Emma Roberts, Fargo‘s Billy Bob Thornton, About a Boy‘s Minnie Driver, and The Trip to Bountiful‘s Cicely Tyson.
Matt and Jim starred together in The Normal Heart, ...
Full article at: Just Jared
May 29 2014, 4:45pm CDT
Source: Sacramento Bee
Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil rights leaders discussing affirmative action back in the 1990s, looked around, and put them all in their place with a single, astute observation.
FILE - This Nov. 21, 2008 file photo shows poet Maya Angelou smiling in Washington. Angelou, a Renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, has died, Wake Forest University said in a statement Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was 86. Maya Angelou walk ...
Full article at: Sacramento Bee
May 29 2014, 9:49am CDT
Source: NBC Washington
A portrait of author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou will go on display at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday, just a day after Angelou's death at age 86.
The news of her death sparked an outpouring of admiration and love for the "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" author, who also had deep ties to the District.
Less than two months ago, Angelou came to town to attend the unveiling of her portrait by Atlan ...
Full article at: NBC Washington
May 29 2014, 8:28am CDT
Venerable poet and author Maya Angelou has died. She was found unresponsive in her North Carolina home, just days after citing health problems when canceling an appearance at an honorary ceremony. Her impact on American culture, particularly in the African-American community, has been lauded by the literary, political, and celebrity communities alike. Our Gossip Table panelists honored her life ...
Full article at: Scandalist
May 28 2014, 10:15am CDT
IN the 1970s, the glorious afro emerged into mainstream culture as an affirmation of Black African heritage and a rejection of Eurocentric standards of beauty. The popularity of this “natural” hair style among blacks is often traced back to activists Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael. After their radical hair statement hit televisions screens across the US, it didn’t take long for it to become widely accepted. “Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud,” san ...
Full article at: Anorak
May 16 2014, 2:57am CDT