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WATCH: Hattie McDaniel's Oscar Speech Is Colorized For The First Time (Exclusive)

The Smithsonian Channel's series America in Color is currently in its second season and has explored moments in American history through digitally colorized pictures. In their upcoming episode, "Hollywood's Golden Age," the series will show Hattie McDaniel's acceptance speech for her Gone with the Wind Oscar win in color for the first time. We have an exclusive clip from the episode...

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Wait, What? Erika Alexander's Role On Tim Allen's 'Last Man Standing' Recast With Tisha Campbell

Tisha Campbell is joining Fox's edition of Last Man Standing, but she'll be playing a character from the show's past. According to Deadline, Campbell will be recurring as Carol Larabee, the wife of Mike Baxter's (Tim Allen) coworker Chuck Larabee (Jonathan Adams). The character was first seen on the original ABC version of My Wife and Kids, but the role was held by Erika Alexander....

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Wakanda Forever: The African American Film Critics Association Names 2018 Award Winners, 'Black Panther' Takes Top Prizes

Black Panther is the year's best film according to the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). The film won the prestigious honor as well as wins for Best Director (Ryan Coogler) and Best Song ("All The Stars"). Other films that came out as a big winner include Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, which won Best Screenplay (Lee, Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott)...

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WATCH: This 1898 Film Featuring The First On-Screen Kiss Between Black People Has Been Restored For Viewing

1898's Something Good-Negro Kiss, starring dance partners and vaudeville actors Gertie Brown and Saint Suttle, was recently discovered by a team of experts from the University of Chicago and the University of Southern California. The 29-second film showcases the Black couple sharing a sweet kiss, recorded for posterity. The short film is, according to UChicago, based on the 1896 film...

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John Legend Releases Casting Call For Young Female Lead In His Upcoming Netflix Christmas Musical, 'Jingle Jangle'

John Legend is hiring! The singer-turned-King of Christmas is on the lookout for actors for Jingle Jangle, a Netflix Christmas film coming from Legend's production company, Get Lifted. Legend posted the casting call on his Twitter page, writing, "#GetLiftedFilmCo is looking for a young female lead to star in a musical feature film we're producing - if you know someone who would be...