Why Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone Doesn't Work

Why Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone Doesn't Work

by Josie Pickens

Nina Simone’s voice is a prayer. An African ancestral song, a Buddhist chant, a Negro spiritual with codes and keys to freedom… Read More

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‘Newlyweds: The First Year’ Stars Share Trust Advice

by #teamEBONY

Leave. That’s what most people say they’ll do if they found out their partner was cheating, but in reality we… Read More

‘Nina’ Trailer Hits the Web [WATCH]<br />

‘Nina’ Trailer Hits the Web [WATCH]

by #teamEBONY

When production of the biopic based on the life of Nina Simone (starring Zoe Saldana and David Oyelowo) was first… Read More

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Black Rock Coalition Honors P-Funk’s Bernie Worrell

by #teamEBONY

All the WOO in the World: A Celebration of Bernie Worrell is being produced by the Black Rock Coalition and will feature confirmed… Read More

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by Suede

Seeking Asylum opens with the vicious attack by ABC agents on Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia honors student who was arrested… Read More

Gil Hill, Tough 'Beverly Hills Cop' Boss, Dies at 84

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by #teamEBONY

Gil Hill the former Detroit City Council and police official who also played Eddie Murphy's boss in the "Beverly Hills Cop" films died… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Nina, the biopic based on the incomparable singer, songwriter, pianist, civil rights activist Nina Simone, will… Read More

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‘The Five Heartbeats’ Turns 25! [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

If you’re part of Generation X or older, you or someone you know may’ve quoted lines like “My office hours are… Read More

Chris Rock’s Oscar Moment:<br />
‘Ha Ha’ Hell?<br />

Chris Rock’s Oscar Moment:
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by Josie Pickens

Because I hate when Black people are dismissed (our ideas and feelings trivialized) when they communicate valid critiques through… Read More

AAFCA Oscar Viewing Party Flexes Black Star Power [PHOTOS]

AAFCA Oscar Viewing Party Flexes Black Star Power [PHOTOS]

The African American Film Critics Association, the premiere organization of African-American film media professionals… Read More

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