Selma star David Oyelowo has put his Oscars snub down to ongoing race issues in Hollywood.
Soul legend Stevie Wonder is spearheading a new Broadway musical about America's Underground Railroad, which offered escaped slaves the chance for freedom.
Outspoken hip-hop star Azealia Banks has called on black Americans to penalise the country's powerful, super-rich DeWolf family for the slave crimes of their ancestors.
The most outrageous characters are surprisingly the real ones.
Former The Walking Dead star Laurie Holden has been hailed a real-life hero after taking part in an undercover operation to free 55 sex slaves in Colombia.
Rapper Nas was shocked to discover his ancestors were sold as slaves in 1859 during his appearance on a genealogy TV show.
Lawyers for Kanye West have requested a default judgement in the rapper's ongoing court battle against the creators of an online currency named after the star.
The things they say:
Do Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton think they're in two different movies?
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Which Oscar-nominated actor went to school with the Duke of Cambridge?
As if! Clueless turns 20-years-old this July.
We loved Leah Remini as Stacy Carosi. Next Jimmy Fallon reunion, maybe?
Which actor has been working on the same television network since 2002?