For a decade, James Pickens Jr. has captivated audiences as the formidable Dr. Richard Webber on the hit ABC drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” When he’s not on camera, he puts considerable focus on the James Pickens Jr. Foundation, which works to improve the lives of families and children in underserved communities. In a conversation with Black Image, Pickens shared his story and revealed why a particular passion leads him to Las Vegas each year.
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O’Jays host weekend celebration in Las Vegas
Tichina Arnold is a successful actress and dedicated philanthropist, but let us never overlook her rather substantial contribution to the American pop culture lexicon.
Ms. China brings the backing of an entertainment giant to the mentoring of Las Vegas’ next generation of performers
A first-person account of being young and living with an advanced-stage cancer diagnosis.
Already a certified Hollywood icon for her portrayal of Tina Turner in the classic biopic “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” Academy Award nominated actress Angela Bassett has risen steadily to stratospheric stardom.
Having captivated global audiences with roles in films such as “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Malcolm X,” “The Rosa Parks Story” and “Waiting To Exhale,” Bassett will now join the cast of the popular FX series “American Horror Story,” beginning with its third season premiere Oct. 9.
In Las Vegas, which has seen its share of racial injustices, the service industry portrayed in the film continues to act as the hinge on which the city’s economy swings. We recently spoke to Keya Jones — who worked as a butler at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for one year before earning a promotion to guest services manager — about her experiences and how they compare to what is seen in the film.
Arsenio Hall is poised to reclaim his throne in the realm of late-night television.
On Sept. 9, “The Arsenio Hall Show” returns to rule late night. Set to air weeknights at 10 p.m. on The CW Las Vegas.
Like any conscious mother of a breathing Black man-child in this country, I’ve got an ache in my heart that tears at the fabric of me. Each time I close my eyes, I imagine that my child — if he’s ever in any “wrong” neighborhood — could be mistaken, mistook, misjudged and downright missed by justice.