Latest Harriet Tubman News

Kaitlyn Dever, Paul Rudd react to Golden Globe nominations

Dec. 9, 2019 4:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 77th annual Golden Globes: ___ “Hell no! I like to stay sane. The news is going to be there when I wake up.” — said Billy Porter when asked in an interview if he woke up at 5 a.m. to hear the nominations from his hotel in...

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Elton John, J. Lo up for Globes

Dec. 9, 2019 1:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original song at the ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 2020 show on Monday. Others up for the music prize include the...

Broadway's Leslie Odom Jr. shows off his songwriting skills

Dec. 3, 2019 11:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — He’s sung Broadway tunes and he’s done jazz standards. He’s sung Christmas classics and a commercial jingle for Nationwide. Leslie Odom Jr. might be known primarily for singing other people’s music but that’s no longer the case. The Tony- and...

'Terminator: Dark Fate' is No. 1, but it's no winner

Nov. 3, 2019 1:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It might be judgment day for the Terminator franchise. Despite generally favorable reviews and the return of star Linda Hamilton and producer James Cameron, "Terminator: Dark Fate" has opened well below expectations at the box office. Studios on Sunday estimate that "Dark Fate" earned...

Cynthia Erivo on becoming Harriet Tubman

Oct. 31, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — British actress Cynthia Erivo is relatively small in stature. In person, she is earnest and genial. In performance, the 32-year-old can appear achingly vulnerable. And if you're not paying attention, she will bowl you over. Even if you are, she probably will, anyway. Erivo's inner and outer...

Review: Erivo engages in imperfect but important 'Harriet'

Oct. 30, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

Legendary American heroine that she is, there are certain things for which Harriet Tubman is overdue. One is her spot on U.S. currency: Google "Tubman" and "$20" and "Trump." Another is a major feature film based on her life: Google "Tubman" and "Hollywood" and "why so long?" Well, that $20 bill has been delayed,...

Mourners, constituents pay tribute to US Rep. Cummings

Oct. 23, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The final farewells to the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings began Wednesday in Baltimore, where constituents, family members, elected officials and others remembered the Maryland congressman for working tirelessly and fearlessly for social justice from childhood until his death. Hundreds of...