If you’re looking for something truly inspirational to distract from the current state of things, Netflix’s “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” might be just the ticket. This documentary focuses on an idyllic summer camp for kids and teens with disabilities in the Catskills in the early ‘70…

NEW YORK  — Madam C.J. Walker may be one of America's most successful "pull yourself up by your own bootstrap" stories, but many have never heard of her. However, that's changing, thanks to the recent release of a Netflix limited series starring Octavia Spencer.

The 2020 WDAS Women Of Excellence event has been postponed. It’s important to note that this is not a cancellation, but a postponement. A new date will be announced soon.

" The Banker " is an odd title for this film. It has the effect of underselling a fascinating story about a black business savant that was inspired by real events. In the 1950s and early 1960s, Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) became a real estate mogul in Los Angeles and (eventually) the ow…

Former child actor Corey Feldman waded through a disastrous documentary premiere, that he charged $20 a head, to bring the name of Charlie Sheen to the public. Feldman’s documentary, “(My) Truth: The Rape Of Two Coreys,” was intended as a view-for-pay scenario that had downloading and displa…

For a revolutionary animation studio, Pixar has been surprisingly wary of advancing technology. The company may be at the forefront of digital animation, but for 25 years, its spiritual DNA has been decidedly nostalgic. It’s the old-school new school.

Toni Braxton will be among our honorees at this year’s Women Of Excellence on Saturday, April 4 at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 18th and Race streets. The Unbreak My Heart songstress is receiving the WDAS Women Of Excellence Icon Award. Braxton has lot going on including teaming up with Uncle…

Unraveling the dusted bandages of H.G. Wells’ classic 1897 science-fiction novel, writer-director Leigh Whannell has refashioned “The Invisible Man” as a bracingly modern #MeToo allegory that, despite its brutal craft, rings hollow.

PASADENA, Calif. — Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and "Just Mercy" won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting actor Saturday at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognizes entertainers of color ladled honors on the film that was snubbed by bigger shows throughou…

Philly’s own Daryl Hall and John Oates Present the Annual Hoagie Nation music festival on Saturday, May 23. Along with Hall & Oates there’s Kool & The Gang, The Hooters, Melanie Fiona and The Soul Survivors, just to name a few. Hoagie Nation will take place at the Mann Center for the…

Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant‘s funeral services have been held and the public memorial services have been finalized. The Bryant family held the funeral for the NBA legend and his rising basketball star daughter last Friday in a small private ceremony. The family has announced the public mem…

Congratulations to our WDAS-FM Women Of Excellence: Bumi Fernandez West, CEO of the Odunde Festival; NBC 10 Anchor Tracy Davidson, weekday mornings 4 a.m. to 7 a.m.; Anita T. Conner, Managing Partner of Anita T. Conner & Associates; Tiffany Tavarez, vice president of Community Relations,…