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Mary Alice, Actress in ‘Fences,’ ‘Sparkle’ and ‘The Matrix Revolutions,’ Dies at 85

The former Chicago schoolteacher won a Tony and an Emmy (for 'I'll Fly Away') and is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

‘Phenomenal’ Life of Maya Angelou Aims for Broadway

The life story of renowned poet, author and National Medal of Arts and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Maya Angelou is being developed for Broadway.

‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise’ Claims Audience Award at AFI Docs

The audience award for best short went to Grzegorz Szczepaniak's 'Snails.'

‘Chris Tucker Live’: TV Review

Despite several hearty laughs, Chris Tucker’s Netflix stand-up special errs on the safe side.

Bernie Brillstein, Ken Kragen Among First Inductees Into Personal Managers Hall of Fame

The group is honoring entertainment, sports and music managers it says have previously been ignored.

‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay on “Awkward and Weird” First Meeting With Oprah Winfrey

With a nominated best picture, the helmer poses for THR's Oscars Issue with her producer-mentor, who says their relationship recalls her own with the late Maya Angelou: "If only Maya were here to see her."

Maya Angelou’s Posthumous Album ‘Caged Bird Songs’ Debuts

Oprah Winfrey is co-producing a video for one of the tracks, “Harlem Hopscotch,” that will premiere later this month on OWN

Jian Ghomeshi Scandal: Toronto Police Probe Alleged Sex Abuse

The sex crimes unit is talking to three women who made allegations against the former radio host

Throwback Thursday: ‘Outbreak’ Hit Theaters in 1995

Two decades before the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S., two virus-centric films were put into production, but only one actually got made

John Singleton on Maya Angelou: ‘She Was the First Renaissance Person I Ever Met’

Singleton recalls directing the late poet/author in 1993's "Poetic Justice" and reveals the impact she had on his life.

Maya Angelou Memorial Service Set for Saturday

The poet and author died last week at age 86.