MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality

Health 05/09/19, 09:25

MTV is launching a campaign aimed at stemming the rise of maternal mortality in the U.S.Thursday's launch of "Save Our Moms" comes as Mother's Day approaches and will feature original content and educational resources across all MTV platforms.The centerpiece will feature a video produced by actress Lena Waithe's Protest Art ...

Halle Berry’s ‘Boomerang’ updates story for new generation

Entertainment 02/12/19, 00:02

Halle Berry and Lena Waithe say they've updated the 1992 movie "Boomerang" for a new generation.Berry said the original story that focused on black characters' lives and work was innovative for its time.But the issues that millennials face today are different and required a "fresher" approach for the BET series ...

Actress-writer Waithe: Films fall short of ethnic equality

Entertainment 10/30/18, 19:01

Actress and Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe says Hollywood is falling short of ethnic equality despite black-led films including "Moonlight" and "Black Panther."Waithe said Tuesday that while many white-oriented films such as "La La Land" are released every year, movies created by black artists and actors remain rarities.Waithe said true equality ...

Portman, Clooney call for action at Hollywood luncheon

Entertainment 10/12/18, 19:51

Natalie Portman is calling out Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood's lack of diversity at the Variety Power of Women event Friday in Beverly Hills.Tiffany Haddish arrives at Variety's Power of Women event on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)The Oscar-winning ...

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