‘Unsung’: Behind the (Black) Music<br />

‘Unsung’: Behind the (Black) Music

by Karu F. Daniels

Though it seems that VH1’s storied documentary-style series Behind the Music has been put out to pasture for more… Read More

‘House of Flowers’ Dinner Celebrates Diahann Carroll, Cheryl Boone Isaacs

‘House of Flowers’ Dinner Celebrates Diahann Carroll, Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Living legend Diahann Carroll, star of stage and screen, deserves every accolade thrown her way. The pioneering actress… Read More

Kevin Grevioux

Where Are the Black Sci-Fi Directors?

by #teamEBONY

Let’s start a debate shall we? We have previously written about actor/screenwriter/producer Kevin Grevioux whose… Read More

Brown, Hollywood, Brown!

Brown, Hollywood, Brown!

by Lisa Bonner

Something’s happened in 2013. It seems like all of a sudden, Hollywood is taking notice. Call it the Browning of Hollywood—gradually… Read More

“12 years a slave”: The perfect answer to Tarantino

'12 Years a Slave' Is the Anti-Django

by #teamEBONY

Throughout our lives, our generation has been shown violence as entertainment. In video games we get points for killing; on television we watch graphic… Read More

Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer Brings the 'Sexy' to TLC Biopic
[INTERVIEW]

by Gerren Keith Gaynor

Over the past decade, Keke Palmer has grown up right before our eyes. The former child actress may have got her start with more sugary… Read More

Lil' Mama on Bringing Left Eye Back to Life<br />
[INTERVIEW]

Lil' Mama on Bringing Left Eye Back to Life
[INTERVIEW]

by Gerren Keith Gaynor

It’s been quite some time since we last heard or seen from Lil’ Mama. The 24-year-old New York rapper seemed to be laying… Read More

'12 Years a Slave' Compels, Inspires<br />
[REVIEW]

'12 Years a Slave' Compels, Inspires
[REVIEW]

by Kristin Braswell

There is a scene in 12 Years a Slave where actress Lupita Nyong'o character Patsey sits in an open field, humming and… Read More

‘For Colored Boys’ Stacey Muhammad Has Had Enuf [INTERVIEW]<br />

‘For Colored Boys’ Stacey Muhammad Has Had Enuf [INTERVIEW]

by Donovan X. Ramsey

It’s been estimated that Black Americans make up nearly one million of the total 2.3 million prison population. Despite that… Read More

The ‘Slave’ Director’s Narrative:<br />
Steve McQueen [INTERVIEW]

The ‘Slave’ Director’s Narrative:
Steve McQueen [INTERVIEW]

by Craigh Barboza

Steve McQueen, the Black British director at least (not the legendary actor), isn’t a household name yet, but he will… Read More

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