Wesley Morgan wins Colby award for ‘The Hardest Place’

NEW YORK – Author and journalist Wesley Morgan is this year’s winner of the William E. Colby Award for military and intelligence writing. He was cited for his book “The…

South Dallas native wins Oscar for ‘Queen of Basketball’

DALLAS — For Donnie Wilson, telling Lusia “Lucy” Harris’ story was about not letting her legacy go untold. His decision resulted in an Oscar for Best Documentary Short on March…

Dudamel wins Grammy for Mahler recording

LOS ANGELES — Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Deutsche Grammophon recording of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, has earned the Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance at the 64th annual…

Will Smith confronts Chris Rock, then wins best actor Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Will Smith marched onto the Oscars stage and smacked Chris Rock, the unpredictable moment served as a jarring interruption to Hollywood’s feel-good celebration. What You…

Ariana DeBose wins Oscar for best supporting actress

LOS ANGELES – Ariana DeBose lived up to Oscar predictions and followed the path of her “West Side Story” predecessor Rita Moreno. DeBose won the best supporting actress trophy Sunday…

‘The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois’ wins book critics award

NEW YORK – Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’ “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois,” her epic novel about racism, resilience and identity named for the influential Black scholar and activist, has…

‘Lost Daughter’ wins top prizes at Independent Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” “Drive My Car” and “Summer of Soul” were among the big winners at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards Sunday. What…

‘Lost Daughter’ wins top prizes at Independent Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” “Drive My Car” and “Summer of Soul” were among the big winners at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards Sunday. The…

Orlando’s Se7en Bites wins big prize at SOBEWFF

The South Beach front Wine and Foodstuff Pageant, or SOBEWFF, took area past 7 days in Miami and in excess of 4 days hundreds of cooks, celebrities and celeb chefs…

‘CODA’ takes top honors at SAG Awards, Will Smith wins

Multimedia journalist Bianca Rae recaps the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards. Click the arrow above to watch the video. In an upset, the deaf family drama “CODA” took top honors at…