The Force Behind Sundance’s “Potent” Black Films

Black Films Shine at Sundance

by #teamEBONY

The story of the killing of a rising young Black leader in 1969 hit the Sundance audience hard. As the details of Fred Hampton’s… Read More

‘Being Mary Jane’: The Broken Hearts Club Returns [REVIEW]<br />

‘Being Mary Jane’: The Broken Hearts Club Returns [REVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

The season 2 premiere of Being Mary Jane wasn’t playing with none of y’all last night. BET’s… Read More

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#TeamCookie Beware:
‘Empire’ Unleashes Grace Gealey [INTERVIEW]

by Kweli I. Wright

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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Terrence Howard: Separating Art and the Artist

by Miles Marshall Lewis

As a music critic for over two decades and counting, choosing my all-time favorite album might be a difficult decision, yet it isn’t… Read More

Choose Happy

Choose Happy

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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Loni Love Dishes About ‘The Real’ [INTERVIEW]

by Kweli I. Wright

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

Selma’s Ava DuVernay to Make a Katrina-Set Murder-Mystery Movie

Ava DuVernay to Produce Film Centered Around Hurricane Katrina

by #teamEBONY

Ava DuVernay is set to write, produce, and direct a film centered around Hurricane Katrina that's described as "a sweeping… Read More

Viola Davis + Uzo Aduba Score at SAG Awards

Viola Davis + Uzo Aduba Score at SAG Awards

by The Washington Post

So, if we go by the theory that the SAG Awards and the Golden Globes predict the Oscars, looks like the Academy Award acting categories… Read More

Does ‘Bound: Africans vs. African-Americans’ Have a Point?<br />

Does ‘Bound: Africans vs. African-Americans’ Have a Point?

by Suede

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

Black Girls Get Married Too!<br />

Black Girls Get Married Too!

by #teamEBONY

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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