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Film

‘The Sun Is Also A Star’ Author Nicola Yoon On Colorism And Telling Black Stories

Following the success of her first novel, Everything Everything—a heartwarming story about an isolated 18-year-old Black girl, Madeleine, who yearns for a normal teenage life while suffering from SCID (Severe combined immunodeficiency) and falls in love with the boy next door—Nicola Yoon, the Jamaican-American author, continues her run with The Sun Is Also a Star. The screenplay...

Interviews,Television

'Games People Play' Star Karen Obilom Speaks On Nollywood And Black Hollywood

Playing to win is par for the course in Hollywood, and with the steamy debut of BET's newest series, Games People Play, Nigerian-American actress Karen Obilom has hit big. Following the anticipated two-hour series finale of Being Mary Jane, the Texas native helped usher in a highly rated, juicy premiere alongside Lauren London, Sarunas Jackson, Jackie Long and Parker McKenna Posey....

Television

'Games People Play' Is BET’s Latest Juicy Drama

BET’s latest series Games People Play is adding a sexy element to its growing lineup of drama series. Adapted from Angela Burt-Murray’s bestselling novel Games Divas Play and executive produced by Tracey Edmonds, Games People Play is a dramatized Basketball Wives with a charming ensemble of interconnected characters that’ll draw you into the world of deceit, murder and making it in...

Film,Television

6 Hidden Gems On Netflix That You Should Definitely Check Out

Surely, by now, no one’s a stranger to Netflix, the streaming service juggernaut that monopolizes our time as soon as the weekend hits. For indie film buffs, casual television watchers alike and those obsessed with the cult classics, there are a plethora of titles (foreign and domestic, might I add) to choose from. The thing is, folks forget there are more than just the heavily promoted...

Trending,Web Series

6 Exciting Black Web Series to Binge-Watch This Season

At times, surfing OnDemand, scrolling through your Netflix queue and scouring Hulu for a hidden gem may not yield ideal results for a weekend of binge-watching. But although popular web series like Brown Girls, Tough Love and RoomieLoverFriend have long come to an end or have been adapted for television, plenty of Black creatives still tell our stories online. Creators...