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Want to elevate your acting chops? Star opposite television and film heavyweights like Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard and watch… Read More

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by Mitzi Miller

By the time this issue hits newsstands, many readers will have had an opportunity to see the film Selma. But if you haven’t, RUN—don’t… Read More

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Television’s ever-shrinking daytime audience got a major boost when The Real launched its first full season last fall… Read More

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“Africans owe African-Americans an apology for slavery” is one of the incendiary remarks and fiery cultural topics director… Read More

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In the Lifetime original movie With This Ring, Regina Hall, Jill Scott and Eve star as three single friends who vow to get… Read More

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Writer, musician, Mass Appeal creative director and director of Fresh Dressed, a documentary on the birth and life… Read More

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From Spike Lee (Da Sweet Blood of Jesus) to Don Cheadle (the forthcoming Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead), more… Read More

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The Shame in 'Sorority Sisters'

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More than a century ago, Black activist and scholar W.E.B. DuBois championed the development of a "Talented Tenth": the… Read More

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‘Selma’ Reflects the #BlackLivesMatter Moment of Today [INTERVIEW]

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All year, diversified races and ages have been chanting “Black lives matter” from coast to coast. Thousands of angry… Read More

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