USA Today Draws Fire, Backs Off ‘Race-Themed’ Headline on Box-Office Story

Best Man Holiday Surprises Box Office, Gets Strange Race-Based Description

by #teamEBONY

USA Today set off a social media storm Sunday with a headline on its box-office story that many found racially insensitive. “’Holiday’… Read More

Will Smith to Take Manhattan on a Joyride Across the Ocean

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by #teamEBONY

That bit where Bugs Bunny takes a handsaw to the state of Florida, casting it forth into the sea? Will Smith and director Shawn Levy… Read More

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FXX is pulling the plug on Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell. The relatively young talk show, one of a handful of originals… Read More

Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and a Brief History of Black Superheroes

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Idris Elba, who is generating awards buzz with his starring turn in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, is set to star in Bastille… Read More

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by The Atlantic

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Alfre Woodard Responds to Critics of Slave Narratives

by #teamEBONY

Multiple Emmy Award–winning actress Alfre Woodard isn’t only celebrating her 30th anniversary… Read More

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