10 African Kings and Queens Whose Stories Must be Told on Film

Last month Nick Cannon expressed his disdain for movies such as “Django Unchained” and “12 Years a Slave,”  saying he’s tired of seeing Black people portrayed as slaves on film. Recognizing that African people’s history started prior to being enslaved, the actor tweeted that he would like to see Blacks portray  kings and queens in […]

R.I.P. Paul Walker (Sep. 12, 1973 – Nov. 30, 2013)

Walker, the son of Cheryl (née Crabtree), a fashion model, and Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor and a fighter who was a two-time Golden Gloves champion, was born in Glendale, California. He was of Irish, English and German descent. His paternal grandfather was professional boxer “Irish Billy Walker”.One of his grandfathers raced factory […]

R.I.P. Dennis Farina (Feb. 29, 1944 – Jul. 22, 2013)

Dennis Farina is an American actor of film and television and former Chicago police officer. He is a character actor, often typecast as a mobster or police officer. Farina is a Hollywood legend — who appeared in tons of classic films and TV shows including “Get Shorty,” “Snatch” and “Midnight Run.” He also appeared in […]