Kid Ink performs Wednesday April 2 at the Neptune Theater in Seattle and Thursday April 3 at Refuge Pdx. In Portland. The Skanner News talked to him on the phone about his ambitions and working with Chris Brown.READ MORE
University Book Store in Seattle hosts Simmons at a free book talk and signing event on Monday, March 24
The “Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth” Interview with Kam WilliamsREAD MORE
Morris Chestnut was born on New Year’s Day 1969 in Cerritos, Calif., where he was a student-athlete in high school, en route to majoring in finance and drama at CaliforniaStateUniversity. He made his big screen debut opposite Ice Cube in John Singleton’s “Boyz n the Hood,” and subsequently enjoyed his breakout role as the groom-to-be in Malcolm Lee’s “The Best Man.”READ MORE
Jeremy Lin was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 23, 1988, to Taiwanese immigrant parents. Encouraged by his father, he developed a love of basketball at an early age.
Here he talks about his new PBS series, The African Americans, and its companion book of the same name. The show is set to premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8 pm ET/PT. (Check local listings)
Here, Ja talks about his new film, 'I'm in Love with a Church Girl,' a faith-based tale of redemption chronicling the real-life reformation of drug dealer-turned-pastor Galley Molina.
Artist Carrie Mae Weems is one of 24 people honored as one of the MacArthur Foundation's 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows.