black actors

Chuck Patterson, Broadway star, dead at 68

Chuck Patterson Dies

Chuck Patterson, who helped pave the way for other talented African-American actors trying to make…

Denzel Washington

Denzel: “I Don’t Want Movie-Star Friends”

Denzel Washington rolls into London on a chill January morning and the snow-storm that follows can…

The Academy Award Effect: Does Winning Help Black Actors’ Careers?

The Academy Award Effect

Now that Oscar season is upon us, a deluge of commentary is sure to crop up on…

Common

[INTERVIEW]Common Talks ‘LUV’ and Hip-Hop

He told us one day it would all make sense, and in the case of…

[INTERVIEW]Lance Gross Takes the Lead

ESPN Films has produced several award-winning documentaries through their 30 for 30 series. A recent…

Actor and Activist Danny Glover Receives Harlem Arts Alliance Award

It is universally noted that Harlem is one of the central arts and culture centers…

Viola Davis the Great

Viola Davis’ career just won’t back down. The Oscar-nominated actress co-stars alongside Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly…

American Black Film Festival Heats Up South Beach

A year ago, when Jeff Friday, founder of the American Black Film Fest (ABFF), was…

STYLE PROFILE: Laz Alonso, A Leading Man

Making the transition from guaranteed money to going after your dreams is quite the daunting…

Michael Ealy

[INTERVIEW] Michael Ealy’s Next Moves, and Why He’s Not Denzel

Oh, let’s go ahead and get this out of the way: Michael Ealy’s eyes. They’re…