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Let These 15 Iconic Ruth E. Carter Costumes Inspire Your Halloween

Costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s name reached a wider audience for her work in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, but please trust and believe, her stamp has been ensconced in Black film and TV history since the 1980s. Our favorite Black iconic characters, whether it be the real-life Malcolm X or the fictitious Radio Raheem, were suited and booted by the Academy award-nominee. In a...

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Michael Che Presents 'Reparations Emmys' To Black TV Icons At The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

Every awards season results in a "so-and-so should've won" moment. In the case of black creators, there are way too many unsung incidents where a highly acclaimed black actor or television show missed out on an Emmy Award. In a brilliant sketch, co-host Michael Che decided to make things right with the "Reparations Emmys." Honored talent included Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons),...

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Emmy Fave Regina King Wins Lead Actress In A Limited Series At The 2018 Emmy Awards For 'Seven Seconds'

Regina King is a lot of things: talented, hard-working, accomplished and still very underrated. On the night of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, however, she got another award to add to her mantle. The acclaimed actress won Lead Actress In A Limited Series for Netflix's Seven Seconds. Seven Seconds centered on a white, rookie narcotics cop Peter Jablonski (Beau Knapp), who, due to...

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Life Imitated Art When Teddy Perkins Showed Up To The 2018 Emmy Awards

Did Emmy nominee Donald Glover decide to do a bit of method acting by showing up as one of Atlanta's most iconic characters, Teddy Perkins, from the bizarre and highly popular episode, directed by Hiro Murai. The Darius (Lakeith Stanfield) centered episode in the show's Robbin Season initially aired without commercials on FX in April and was met with a lot of critical acclaim. Many...

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Complete List Of Winners For 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast debuted on Monday, September 17 -- moving from its usual Sunday telecast due to the Sunday Night Football conflict -- and the nominations list was full of color! This year's nominee list was the most diverse group in the award ceremony's history. The telecast was a full NBC affair as the show's hosts were Saturday Night Live "Weekend Update"...