Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.
Born to Bahamian parents in Miami, Fla., while they were selling produce from their island farm, Poitier began life in humble working-class circumstances, which he never forgot.
The soon-to-be-released film "Won't Back Down" is already drawing criticism from teacher and public school advocates.
The massacre occurred at the Century 16 Movie Theaters at the Aurora Town Center, just 10 miles east of downtown Denver.
Roles in film for African Americans at the time were almost exclusively as maids and servants. McDaniel excelled at appearing in such roles, for which she received wide criticism.
Will a new movie about the Reuther brothers tell the whole story?
An unexplored and deadly consequence of the Vietnam war occurred on U.S. soil - the political assassinations of six Vietnamese-Americans, five of them journalists - between 1981 and 1990.
To give the immigration debate a "human face" is the goal of director Ruth Leitman in her new film "Tony and Janina's American Wedding."
Actor Jeff Bridges was among those who eulogized actress Betty Garrett in an April 6 memorial service attended by hundreds of entertainment community members.