Angela Bassett Gushes Over “Phenomenal” Black Panther Film

Angela Bassett Gushes Over “Phenomenal” Black Panther Film

by Jessica Bennett

Marvel’s upcoming superhero flick, Black Panther, stars a bevy of talented actors of color, including Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and the incomparable Angela... Read More

Bruno Mars to Perform at Apollo Theater for First TV Special

Bruno Mars to Perform at Apollo Theater for First TV Special

by Jessica Bennett

Bruno Mars recently took to the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York for his first ever solo television special, Bruno Mars: 24K Magic... Read More

Will ‘Empire’s’ Fourth Season Be Taraji P. Henson’s Last?

Will ‘Empire’s’ Fourth Season Be Taraji P. Henson’s Last?

by Jessica Bennett

While fans of hit FOX series Empire are gearing up for Season 4, star Taraji P. Henson could be preparing to make her exit.... Read More

Spike Lee & Jordan Peele Collaborate on New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

Spike Lee & Jordan Peele Collaborate on New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

by Jessica Bennett

Anyone who saw blockbuster Get Out knows director Jordan Peele took a cue or two from celebrated filmmaker, Spike Lee. The two industry heavyweights... Read More

Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting Escape Charges

Mother of Tamir Rice to Develop Film on Late Son’s Life

by Shantell E. Jamison

The mother of a 12-year-old African-American Ohio teen who was shot and killed by police while playing near his home will develop a film... Read More

Exclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble on ‘Oprah’s Master Class’

Exclusive: LL Cool J Keeps His Kids Humble on ‘Oprah’s Master Class’

by Jessica Bennett

LL Cool J has been a prominent figure in Hip Hop since his 1984 debut, Radio. Acting soon followed, including 90s sitcom, In the... Read More

Omar Epps & Paula Patton Team Up for New Thriller, ‘Traffik’

Omar Epps & Paula Patton Team Up for New Thriller, ‘Traffik’

by Jessica Bennett

Veteran actors Paula Patton and Omar Epps are set to star in the upcoming thriller, Traffik, which was just acquired by Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films... Read More

UCLA Professor To School On The Sunken Place In ‘Get Out’ Inspired Course 

UCLA Professor To School On The Sunken Place In ‘Get Out’ Inspired Course 

by Zahara Hill

Due's "Sunken Place" course will begin awakening UCLA students on September 28th. Read More

John Legend Developing Hip Hop Reality Competition for Netflix

John Legend Developing Hip Hop Reality Competition for Netflix

by Jessica Bennett

John Legend may be a certified soul man, but has always respected and embraced Hip Hop culture. The “Ordinary People” singer came up in... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Columbus Short Talks ‘True To The Game” & Making His Own Projects

EXCLUSIVE: Columbus Short Talks ‘True To The Game” & Making His Own Projects

by OJ Williams

True To The Game, adapted from a book by the same name by best-selling author and self-publishing pioneer Teri Woods. The follows the love... Read More