American Black Film Festival ABFF 2015

Support the American Black Film Festival [WATCH]

by Raqiyah Mays

Supporting Black film is a requirement. We need to see more Black, but Hollywood wants to see more green. So if we scream for more… Read More

Kendrick Lamar to Perform at BET Awards '15

Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown to Perform at BET Awards

by BET

The BET Awards are always star-studded, but the performances are always the moments that give music lovers the most life. This year… Read More

Courtney Kemp Agboh on How She Became a Showrunner, and Why She Doesn’t Feel Responsible to Make ‘Better Female Characters’

Meet Courtney Kemp Agboh

by #teamEBONY

Do you worry about your representation of female characters — because you are a woman, do you think people expect more of you? Well… Read More

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Exactly How Dope Is ‘Dope’? [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

What do you get when you take one critically acclaimed director, a handful of virtually unknown (albeit very talented) actors, a… Read More

Jaden Smith Joins Baz Luhrmann's Hip-Hop Drama 'The Get Down'

Jaden Smith to Star in Netflix Drama The Get Down

by #teamEBONY

Actor and musician Jaden Smith (The Karate Kid) is the latest to join Baz Luhrmann's hip-hop Netflix drama The Get… Read More

Caribbean Novel ‘Double Play’ Headed To Big Screen With Director Ernest Dickerson

Ernest Dickerson to Lead Adaptation of Double Play

by #teamEBONY

Double Play, Curacaoan author Frank Martinus Arion’s internationally acclaimed Dutch-language novel, is being adapted… Read More

Uzo Aduba Talks Life on the Outside [INTERVIEW]<br />

Uzo Aduba Talks Life on the Outside [INTERVIEW]

by Najja Parker

A day on set includes… “a lot of singing! My ghetto dorm girls are Samira Wiley (Poussey), Danielle Brooks (Taystee)… Read More

3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets: The Death of Jordan Davis

3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets, Reviewed

by The Root

When Michael Dunn murdered 17-year-old Jordan Davis in the parking lot of Gate gas station in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 23, 2012… Read More

Fight the Superpower!

Fight the Superpower!

by Miles Marshall Lewis

In 1998, New Line Cinema released what would become the first official Black superhero film, Blade, with Wesley Snipes as… Read More

Jeff Friday

[BEHIND BLACK HOLLYWOOD] Meet Black Film Festival Founder Jeff Friday

by Lisa Bonner

In the age of digital babysitting, where parents routinely use their iPads to keep their kids occupied, Jeff Friday’s mother… Read More

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