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The Mess in the Message: Roland Martin on Taking Back the Media

by Nicole Saunders

The revolution will not be televised—but what will?  And how does that impact us? African Americans continue to Read More

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‘Evolution of a Criminal’:
One Man’s Journey from Bank Robbery to Filmmaking

by Margeaux Johnson

“He doesn’t look like a criminal.”  Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe has heard that statement too many times… Read More

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Once Again, No One Is Laughing at 'SNL'

by Jamilah Lemieux

I hate to say “Be careful what you wish for” as it relates to demanding diversity in entertainment. Alas, it seems that… Read More

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Race and slavery aren’t the sort of themes you’d expect in an 18th-century period drama set in London. Nevertheless… Read More

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'Hard Times' Make Great Material for Young Filmmaker

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There’s no shortage of Black webseries creators looking to have their Awkward Black Girl moment, but we’ve yet… Read More

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by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Mike Epps is no stranger to raising eyebrows, all the while making audiences laugh with his risqué brand of comedy. The 43-year-old… Read More

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Erica Hubbard Wraps Up ‘Let’s Stay Together’ [INTERVIEW]

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The gorgeous Erica Hubbard may be most recognizable from ABC’s family-based drama Lincoln Heights… Read More

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Kyla Pratt doesn’t do drama in real life. The former One on One star managed to keep two pregnancies away from media… Read More

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I was introduced to The Boondocks by way of a constant comparison. My mother started it. “You sound like the lil’… Read More

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‘Vanishing Pearls’ Tackles the BP Oil Spill

by Wyatt Closs

The next time you crack open an oyster, you might want to think about the Black folks in Pointe à la Hache, Louisiana. As… Read More

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