Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker in "The Butler."

Oprah, and Hollywood's Sassy Black Actress Problem

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There is a lot of awards buzz for Oprah Winfrey’s triumphant return to the big screen as Gloria Gaines in The Butler.… Read More

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Buzz for 12 Years a Slave Increases

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12 Years a Slave continued its audience momentum with an enthusiastic launch Friday at the Toronto Fest, following its big… Read More

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As America debates action in Syria’s civil war, a new film documents boxer Muhammad Ali’s refusal to serve in Vietnam… Read More

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Lebron James to Produce Starz Sitcom

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After LeBron James won his second NBA championship this year, he talked about the improbability of his journey -- ascending to world… Read More

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