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The celebrity biopic is hotter than ever these days, with some of the best well-known and upcoming talent showcasing their acting chops in films about legendary subjects. One of the most important and prolific African American figures is revolutionary activist Angela Davis, whose life has been the topic of a big screen adaptation for several […]

A bit of exciting casting news was just revealed involving a trio of Black Hollywood favorites, Terrence Howard, Paula Patton and Mike Epps. All three have recently signed on to star in a new film that is described as reminiscent of 2005’s Oscar-winning film Crash, which also starred Howard. https://twitter.com/THR/status/841734772426592256 The dramatic crime thriller .38 […]

Sigh. As a large majority of the country is still trying to shake the nightmare of the Trump administration, which consistently proves that real life is scarier than fiction, HBO has decided to jump in the ring and make us relive the 2016 election all over again. https://twitter.com/Deadline/status/839951648193564672 Industry insider Deadline was the first to […]

About three years ago Dave Chappelle triumphantly returned to the stage, performing his stand-up comedy around the country for adoring fans who had missed him when he voluntarily went off the grid after the end of his iconic Comedy Central classic sketch comedy series, The Chappelle Show. If you weren’t lucky enough to see him […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

This moving, true story just may land Oprah Winfrey an Emmy award come fall.   Oprah Winfrey continues to fill her plate with numerous projects and we reap the benefits. Despite co-starring in the OWN network drama Greenleaf, executive producing fellow OWN show Queen Sugar, starring in Ava DuVernay’s upcoming A Wrinkle in Time for […]

With all of the recent #BlackGirlMagic that has conquered Hollywood lately, it was perfectly fitting to have some of the most beautiful black women and also talented black actresses, all grace the cover of a major magazine. Vanity Fair has made a bold stance with its latest cover that features a healthy dose of unbridled […]

Taraji P. Henson is riding on a wave of success and it just continues to get better. After her scene-stealing turn on the FOX hit series Empire, now in its third season, winning a Golden Globe last year for her role as Cookie Lyon on the show and starring in the current number one film […]

One of the most highly-anticipated films of 2018 is definitely Marvel’s Black Panther, which has secured some of the best black talent in front of and behind the camera. If this latest news about the superhero film proves to be true, the cast just got even better courtesy of the one and only Phylicia Rashad. […]

For most women wearing some type of shapewear or girdle is an uncomfortable reality at some point in their lives and regardless of how comfy they proclaim to be, you reach your breaking point sooner or later. That is exactly what happened to Hidden Figures co-stars Octavia Spencer and Kirsten Dunst, who recall the moment […]

It’s an understatement to say that Eddie Murphy changed the face of comedy, between being the first comedian (and first of color) to become a huge blockbuster draw and star in some of the biggest film franchises of all-time, he is largely considered the modern blueprint for a comedian crossover. However, while he is considered […]