We Shall Overcome: Ava DuVernay on Making 'Selma'

‘Selma’ Director Not ‘Interested in Making a White-Savior Movie’

by Rolling Stone

“Every filmmaker imbues a movie with their own point of view,” Selma director Ava DuVernay tells Rolling… Read More

“Sorority Sisters” backlash ignores proud history, social relevance of Divine Nine

The Shame in 'Sorority Sisters'

by Kim Trent

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

The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Dear White People’s Tricky Party-Planning

Justin Simien on the Most Difficult Scene He Wrote for Dear White People

by #teamEBONY

The blackface party scene was really tough to write. It's a multi-protagonist story, and there are so many ways to do that. One… Read More

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

by Raqiyah Mays

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

Diamond Lowers the Bar for Ratchet Reality on ‘Love & Hip Hop’<br />

Diamond Lowers the Bar for Ratchet Reality on ‘Love & Hip Hop’

by Stephanie Ogbogu

Last night’s Love & Hip Hop was one for the books. Let’s start with the most tame storyline of the nigh:… Read More

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BET to Unveil 'The Book of Negroes'

by Michael Arceneaux

At one point during BET’s upcoming miniseries, The Book of Negroes, Cuba Gooding Jr., who plays Sam Fraunces, a freed… Read More

Jamie Foxx Talks Colorblind ‘Annie’ in the Ferguson Age<br />

Jamie Foxx Talks Colorblind ‘Annie’ in the Ferguson Age

by Raqiyah Mays

Sony Pictures. Lately the company name brings up juicy trending chatter about scandalous hacked emails by North Korea, thanks to… Read More

‘Love the One You’re With’ Debuts on UMC and DVD!<br />

‘Love the One You’re With’ Debuts on UMC and DVD!

by #teamEBONY

The Urban Movie Channel brings you Love the One You’re With, available now exclusively on UMC… Read More

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Paula Jai Parker Catches Hell on ‘Hollywood Divas’ Reunion

by Stephanie Ogbogu

Part one of Hollywood Divas reunion show last week ended with… Read More

Suicide Squad: Viola Davis Reportedly Cast as Amanda Waller

Viola Davis Reportedly Cast in Suicide Squad

by #teamEBONY

Oscar nominee Viola Davis has been cast as Amanda Waller, the no-nonsense woman in charge of the titular team, according to Latino-Review. While… Read More

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