Robert Townsend Recalls Audition That Inspired ‘Hollywood Shuffle’

Actor/director Robert Townsend arrives at the “Jubilee” show’s grand re-opening at Bally’s Las Vegas on March 29, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic) *Robert Townsend made his directorial debut with “Hollywood Shuffle” in 1987 and the comedy satire about Black stereotypes in movies instantly became a classic.   Townsend and comedian Keenan Ivory


Morgan State and Howard University among 13 institutions to receive bobbleheads in first-ever HBCU Series

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, To celebrate Black History Month, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum released the first-ever HBCU Bobblehead Series, a collection of bobblehead mascots from 13 historically Black colleges and universities across the country (HBCUs). Both the Howard University (Howard) Bisons and the Morgan State University (Morgan) Bears