15 Celebrities Who Graduated from Historically Black Colleges & Universities

15 Celebrities Who Graduated from Historically Black Colleges & Universities

by Elizabeth Ramanand   Jun 12, 2018

Graduation season is in full swing, and EBONY is highlighting some of the biggest celebrities in the entertainment industry who graduated from historically black... Read More

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Jordan Peele Joins Forces with Spike Lee for ‘BlacKkKlansman’ (TRAILER)

by Christina Santi   May 18, 2018

Academy Award-winning director Jordan Peele was enlisted to be the producer on BlacKkKlansman, a forthcoming Spike Lee joint. It is a ’70s-set feature about a Black... Read More

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Watch Trailer for Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’

by Teddy Grant   May 14, 2018

The trailer for Spike Lee’s upcoming film BlacKkKlansman was released on Monday following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie stars Denzel... Read More

Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee & Others React to Kanye’s Slavery Comment

Ava DuVernay, Spike Lee & Others React to Kanye’s Slavery Comment

by Christina Santi   May 02, 2018

Many high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry are publicly criticizing Kanye West after he proposed slavery was “a choice” made by African-Americans because it lasted... Read More

Spike Lee to Direct Spider Man Spin-Off, ‘Nighthawk’

Spike Lee to Direct Spider Man Spin-Off, ‘Nighthawk’

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 14, 2018

Acclaimed film director Spike Lee and Luke Cage creator Cheo Hodari Coker are reportedly collaborating on new Spider Man spin-off, Nightwatch, for Sony. Screenrant... Read More

‘Get Out’ & ‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Most Inspiring Black Films

‘Get Out’ & ‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Most Inspiring Black Films

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 14, 2018

Get Out was arguably 2017s biggest film, with the upcoming Marvel flick, Black Panther, on target to fill that same coveted spot for 2018.... Read More

Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Star DeWanda Wise Dishes on New Series (VIDEO)

Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Star DeWanda Wise Dishes on New Series (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Nov 08, 2017

Spike Lee’s 1986 cult-classic She’s Gotta Have It is getting the re-boot treatment by way of its new Netflix series of the same name,... Read More

Spike Lee Announces Rally At NFL Headquarters In Support of Colin Kaepernick

Spike Lee Announces Rally At NFL Headquarters In Support of Colin Kaepernick

by Bené Viera   Aug 08, 2017

At this point it’s pretty clear why Colin Kaepernick has not been signed for the upcoming football season. The NFL ― specifically some of the... Read More

Brooklyn Stand Up! Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Just Dropped Its First Trailer

Brooklyn Stand Up! Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Just Dropped Its First Trailer

by Aramide Tinubu   Jun 26, 2017

This Thanksgiving, She’s Gotta Have It will head to Netflix as a contemporary Brooklyn-set series with millennials at the center. Based on the 1986... Read More

ABFF EXCLUSIVE: Spike Lee Talks Black Cinema & His Upcoming Netflix Series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

ABFF EXCLUSIVE: Spike Lee Talks Black Cinema & His Upcoming Netflix Series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

by Aramide Tinubu   Jun 15, 2017

Day one of the 21st annual American Black Film Festival opened with a lush luncheon hosted by ABFF and Cadillac. In a billowy tent... Read More