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How This John Singleton Protégé Hopes To Educate And Enlighten With Upcoming 'Flint' Movie Starring T.I.

When Malcolm M. Mays was featured in The New York Times profile,  “Based on a True Story” in late 2007, the then-17-year-old was slated to be Hollywood’s next breakout creative. At the time, Mays and close friend Russ Belli-Estreito had become the youngest filmmakers accepted into the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival for their David Lynch-inspired film Open Door. On his...


11 Actors And Actresses Who Got One Of Their First Major Roles Through Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is undoubtedly a groundbreaking media mogul who transitioned from producing plays on the Chitlin Circuit into a studio-owning box office king. He’s also been criticized as a man who gained success through the reinforcement of negative Black stereotypes and alleged shady practices. One constant in the Madea creator’s history in Black Hollywood is his uncanny ability to...