Filmmakers Highlight Global Black Cinema<br />

Filmmakers Highlight Global Black Cinema

by Jai Tiggett

A seminal moment in Black cinema comes from John Singleton’s 1991 debut Boyz n the Hood, when young Tre Styles explains… Read More

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Centric Features Eric Benét at the 2014 BETx

by Crystal Shaw King

Eric Benét took part in the 2014 BET Experience by way of the Centric network’s “Centric Certified” finale… Read More

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Ernest Dickerson Talks ‘Do the Right Thing,’ 25 Years Later

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Although Ernest Dickerson has been directing since his unforgettable 1992 debut Juice, he started his film career as a cinematographer… Read More

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In celebration of the 2014 World Cup Games (which kicked off Thursday, June 12 in Brazil), Pepsi released an exclusive collection… Read More

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2014 American Black Film Festival: A Wrap-Up

by Kirsten Magwood

During June 18 - 22, New York City hosted the annual American Black Film Festival for the first time in its 18 years… Read More

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Marlon Wayans Picks Comedy’s Future on ‘Funniest Wins’

by Kweli I. Wright

When you’re someone like Marlon Wayans—or no, rewind that—if you are Marlon Wayans, youngest member of… Read More

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Would Chappelle's Show Make it in 2014?

by Damon Young

I’ve only experienced comedy nirvana -- when your entire body is consumed by the humor of what just occurred and the thought… Read More

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‘The Deported’ Shines Light on Haitian Deportation

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Haitian-born Frantz Saintil always longed to be an American. At the age of 4, his family left Haiti to settle in the U.S., and during… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

The wait is finally over for fans of the Netflix hit series Orange… Read More

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Remembering Ruby Dee

by Josie Pickens

Having brought immense talent, fire, and above all love to this world and to each of us, our beloved Mother Sister, Ruby Dee, has… Read More

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