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Chloe x Halle

Watch Chloe x Halle’s Short Film with ‘Moonlight’ Star Ashton Sanders

by Christina Santi   Mar 27, 2018

Sister duo Chloe x Halle released their debut album The Kids Are Alright, and now they have premiered a short film of the same... Read More

Moonlight

Barry Jenkins Finally Shares ‘Moonlight’ Oscar Speech

by Christina Santi   Mar 12, 2018

Moonlight won Best Picture at last year’s Oscar Awards. The moment was outshined by a snafu when it was mistakenly announced that La La Land... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2010s The start of the 2010s found America in the throes of an economic recession as a result of the Housing Market Collapse of... Read More

Why Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscar Ad Is a Slap In Black America’s Face

Why Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscar Ad Is a Slap In Black America’s Face

by Zahara Hill   Feb 05, 2018

Director Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight suffered an immense disservice during last year’s Oscars ceremony. The film, in all its cinematic Black genius, was more than deserving... Read More

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Regina King Joins New Film Based on James Baldwin Novel

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 24, 2017

Emmy award winner Regina King is set to star in director Barry Jenkins’ latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the 1974... Read More

David Oyelowo to Star in Disney Musical From ‘Moonlight’ Playwright

David Oyelowo to Star in Disney Musical From ‘Moonlight’ Playwright

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 25, 2017

David Oyelowo is known for his powerful performances in dramatic films such as Selma, but he has recently committed to star in a live-action... Read More

Black Talent Shines as MTV Movie and TV Award Noms

Black Talent Shines as MTV Movie and TV Award Noms

by #TeamEbony   Apr 06, 2017

The first-ever MTV Movie and TV Award nominations have been announced and we’re so-happy to see some of our favorite docs, films and TV... Read More

‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Working on Amazon Series

‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Working on Amazon Series

by LaToya Cross   Mar 27, 2017

Following a whirlwind Oscar win for Moonlight, writer-director Barry Jenkins is already working on his next project and the story has historical significance. In... Read More

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Study Shows That African-Americans Went to More Movies in 2016

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 23, 2017

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) called 2016 a banner year for Blacks in cinema  and it looks like they were right. “The studios and... Read More

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali on Fatherhood and a ‘Different Kind of Crazy’

by LaToya Cross   Mar 15, 2017

On February 26, 2017, Mahershala Ali became an Oscar-award winning actor. He delivered a tear-jerking acceptance speech that had us all rooting for his... Read More