After its debut on Disney Plus on July 3rd, the original cast soundtrack of “Hamilton” has soared to the number two spot on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. That makes it the highest charting musical album since “Hair” back in 1969. Streaming units went up 294-percent in the U.S. for the week ending on July […]
Hamilton will be coming to Disney Plus next month, but with a minor change. Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that the popular Broadway show will actually be censored. Miranda tweeted that fans will get the whole show, even a one-minute countdown clock during intermission, but added that the Motion Picture Association of America has a hard rule […]
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African-Americans in Ohio and Pennsylvania aren’t here for Donald Trump. According to a recent poll, zero percent of Blacks in those states said they would vote for Trump over Hillary Clinton. The poll, conducted by NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and Marist, showed that 88 percent of the 848 Black voters from Ohio who […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]
Millions of condolences and tributes have poured out since it was announced that Prince passed away on Thursday.
"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Newark, New Jersey reached an agreement to address the use of excessive force and prejudiced policing tactics.
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