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BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROFILE: Hattie McDaniel: Once again, gone with the wind

Editor’s Note: With so much talk about a lack of diversity in this year’s Oscars, we decided to republish this story from last year’s LA Wave. Coverage of this year’s Academy Awards begins at 4 p.m. PST on Sunday, Feb. 22.  It was, in many ways, a magical night for most African Americans. There was Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘The Wire’ stars reunited; Kanye ‘pure,’ but human

Lance Reddick and Jamie Hector owe their big breaks to the landmark cable series, “The Wire.” So when one of that show’s producers, Eric Overmyer, asked them to join his new Amazon series, “Bosch,” they happily came on board. “This time we actually work together,” announced Reddick, who portrayed stoic police Lt. Cedric Daniels on Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Negroes’ better than ‘Roots’?; No coonin’ for Gabrielle

Many eyebrows were raised when Lou Gossett Jr. intimated in a previous interview that BET’s first mini-series “The Book of Negroes” may be better than his own classic “Roots” and “12 Years a Slave.” Now you can see for yourself as the film airs on the network Feb. 16-18. The Oscar and Emmy winning actor Read More…