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Film,Interviews

Keesha Sharp on 'Marshall,' playing strong women and her NAACP Image Award nomination (EXCLUSIVE)

Black women aren’t often recognized or remembered for their extensive contributions in history. However, with her roles in film and on television Keesha Sharp is making sure that some of these women are getting the recognition that they deserve. Last year, the Girlfriends alum starred in the critically acclaimed FX series, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson as Dale...

Interviews,Exclusive,Television

Mario Van Peebles, Jasmine Guy & Joel Anderson Thompson examine 'Superstition' (EXCLUSIVE)

Black horror narratives that encompass the supernatural and the paranormal haven’t yet found solid footing on television. With his new series Superstition, celebrated filmmaker Mario Van Peebles is changing the landscape. In the show, Van Peebles turns his lens on the Hastings family. Residents of the fictional town of La Rochelle, Georgia, they live amongst graveyards, strange...

Exclusive,Film,Interviews

Nefertite Nguvu talks AT&T Hello Lab and 'The Last Two Lovers At The End of The World' (EXCLUSIVE trailer)

We all have stories to tell -- anecdotes about our experiences, what we hope for in the future, and the words that have moved us throughout our lives. However, the structure of the entertainment industry makes it so that only certain voices are given platforms, but things are changing. In recent years, mentorship programs like AT&T’s Hello Lab have helped minorities and women push...

Reviews,Film

Denzel Washington's magnetism keeps 'Roman J. Israel, Esq.' afloat (Review)

There are actors, and then there are chameleons. Never before in our contemporary times has there been a pillar of the entertainment industry like Denzel Washington. On the heels of the 25th anniversary of his astounding performance in Malcolm X, Washington has transformed himself into Roman J. Israel, Esq. Like the many many roles that have come before this one, Washington wraps...

Reviews,Television

Netflix's 'She's Gotta Have It' is bold, brilliant & black as hell (Review)

From the moment the Prince/ Notorious B.I.G. opening track rings out from the television screen, Spike Lee’s electric new Netflix joint She’s Gotta Have It springs to life. After much critique about his "woman problem" in some of his past work — Lee has gotten with the program. Tracy Camilla Johns’ 1986 Nola Darling, which was set against a crisp black and white Brooklyn background will...