Raqiyah Mays

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#OscarsSoWhite: Should Blacks Boycott the Academy Awards?

The video is obviously homemade, slightly wobbling as Jada Pinkett Smith, dressed casually in a…

The Night Time Is the Right Time: A Retrospective

Since 1968, there have been dozens of programs on American TV featuring a relatively diverse…

Viola Davis Walks ‘Away’ with an Emmy!

Sunday’s 67th annual Emmy Awards broke historical ground when Viola Davis become the first African-American…

Flex Launches Comeback on ‘Comedy Underground’ [INTERVIEW]

The world needs comedy. Flex Alexander specifically needs to laugh. It’s been years since he’s…

Loretta Devine Tackles Topical Comedy on ‘The Carmichael Show’ [INTERVIEW]

Loretta Devine just turned 66 on August 21. And like many actresses stuck in an…

Dear MTV’s ‘White People’

Thanks to social media and the #Blacklivesmatter movement, the phrase “White Silence = White Consent”…

Jada Pinkett Goes XXL in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel [INTERVIEW]

The fascination with Will and Jada Pinkett Smith makes sense. She doesn’t wear a wedding…

American Black Film Festival ABFF 2015

Support the American Black Film Festival [WATCH]

Supporting Black film is a requirement. We need to see more Black, but Hollywood wants…

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Heartthrob Michael Ealy Goes Dark [INTERVIEW]

One of the most despicable characters on TV right now is played by actor Michael…

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Alfre Woodard Goes Indie in ‘Knucklehead’ [INTERVIEW]

Fist in air, menacing look on face, actress Alfre Woodard stands ready to punch. The…