(WASHINGTON) -- As the country commemorated Juneteenth, thousands of people lined up outside the National Archives in Washington on Monday to see rarely exhibited original versions of the Emancipation Proclamation and General Order No. 3.The former is President Abraham Lincoln's order freeing America's slaves... Read More.
Will Smith appeared on late-night television Monday for the first time since he infamously slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards in March.Speaking on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah about the on-stage altercation, which overshadowed his first Oscars win, Smith said he was in a daze upon returning to his seat.... Read More.
The slave drama Emancipation was thought to be an Oscar vehicle for Will Smith -- that is, until that infamous Academy Awards slap of Chris Rock, and the subsequent decade-long Academy ban for the King Richard Oscar winner.In a chat with
On Wednesday, Apple TV+ released the full trailer to Emancipation, the Antoine Fuqua-directed slave drama starring Will Smith.The Oscar-winning King Richard actor plays Peter, an enslaved man who learns Lincoln has freed them, only to remain in chains in the Deep South. Ben Foster's... Read More.
Emancipation, according to Apple TV+, tells "the triumphant story of Peter (Smith), a man who escapes from slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith and deep love for his family to evade cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on his quest for... Read More.
Will Smith's production company, Westbrook, is officially pulling his upcoming movie out of Georgia over the state's new restrictive voting laws.“At this moment in time, the Nation is coming to terms with its history and is attempting to eliminate vestiges of institutional racism to... Read More.