First Look: Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

First Look: Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

by Aramide Tinubu

Ava Duvernay is bringing Madeleine L’Engle’s acclaimed novel A Wrinkle In Time to life. From what we can see it’s going to be a magical... Read More

Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network Will Launch in August

Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network Will Launch in August

by Aramide Tinubu

From blockbusters to comedic specials, there isn’t much in the entertainment space that Kevin Hart hasn’t conquered. In partnership with Lionsgate, the Philadelphia native... Read More

July/August Cover Issue Exclusive: ‘Queen Sugar’s’ Vibrant Legacy

July/August Cover Issue Exclusive: ‘Queen Sugar’s’ Vibrant Legacy

by Shantell E. Jamison

Arguably, Hollywood is becoming more diverse, but we still have a long way to go. When it comes to depicting African-American stories authentically, there’s... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Producer Rikki Hughes Talks ‘Hood Adjacent’ & Taking a Seat at the Table

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Producer Rikki Hughes Talks ‘Hood Adjacent’ & Taking a Seat at the Table

by Aramide Tinubu

In an industry that is dominated by white men, veteran producer Rikki Hughes has paved the way for herself, tackling projects like BET’s Hip... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Okwui Okpokwasili Talks ‘Bronx Gothic’ & Why She Performs To Stay Alive

EXCLUSIVE: Okwui Okpokwasili Talks ‘Bronx Gothic’ & Why She Performs To Stay Alive

by Aramide Tinubu

Bessie Award–winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili has captured the pain of Black girlhood. The riveting documentary, Bronx Gothic is an intimate look at Okpokwasili’s highly... Read More

‘Hair Love’ Is The Short Animated Film You Need To Look Out For

‘Hair Love’ Is The Short Animated Film You Need To Look Out For

by Aramide Tinubu

Black dads are lending a hand (literally) to the natural hair movement.  There have been a plethora of adorable viral videos showcasing Black fathers... Read More

TONIGHT: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum Sasheer Zamata Hits SummerStage

TONIGHT: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum Sasheer Zamata Hits SummerStage

by Aramide Tinubu

Tonight (July 10), SummerStage heads to Central Park with the legendary improv troupe, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) and joining them will be UCB and... Read More

Victoria Rowell’s ‘The Rich and The Ruthless’ Is Headed to the Urban Movie Channel

Victoria Rowell’s ‘The Rich and The Ruthless’ Is Headed to the Urban Movie Channel

by Aramide Tinubu

The Young and the Restless alum Victoria Rowell is headed to the Urban Movie Channel with a new series, The Rich and The Ruthless.... Read More

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris is Set to Pen Russell Simmons’ Biopic

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris is Set to Pen Russell Simmons’ Biopic

by Aramide Tinubu

Music mogul Russell Simmons’ life is getting the big screen treatment in the forthcoming biopic, Life And Def: Sex Drugs Money + God. Black-ish... Read More

Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ Just Found Its Season Two Villains

Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ Just Found Its Season Two Villains

by Aramide Tinubu

Luke Cage is set to return in 2018, and the villains are about to be even more diabolical. The Night Of’s Mustafa Shakir and... Read More