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WATCH: Anthony Mackie Discusses 'The Talk' In This Exclusive Featurette From 'The Hate U Give'

In this exclusive featurette from The Hate U Give, star Anthony Mackie talks about the Black family tradition of “The Talk." The Hate U Give opens with a scene featuring the “The Talk," with Maverick (Russell Hornsby), father to young Starr (Kai Ture) and Seven (Hassan Welch), giving the dreaded talk many Black parents have to give to their children about interacting with the...

News

Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dead At 97 — Here's What She Said About Her Black Heritage

Carol Channing has passed away at the age of 97. The Broadway star was known for her raspy voice and role as Dolly in the musical Hello Dolly!  Born in Seattle, she was first introduced to the theater when she and her mother used to stand outside of the venues distributing Christian Science Monitor issues. As a teen, she found out that she was multiracial and had Black...

Film,Television

'Beale Street' And 'Black Panther' Among Winners At Critics' Choice Awards

The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association bestowed their top honors among the year's film and television nominees Sunday night at the annual Critics Choice Awards. Of Shadow and Act's given interest, Regina King took home Best Supporting Actress for If Beale Street Could Talk, and Mahershala Ali took home Best Supporting Actor...

Film

'Green Book' Writer And Producer Nick Vallelonga Under Fire After Anti-Muslim, Trump Co-Sign Resurfaces

The controversy surrounding Green Book continues. Now, Nick Vallelonga, who co-wrote and co-produced the film, is under fire due to the resurfacing of anti-Muslim tweets that were in agreement with Donald Trump. If you aren't familiar, Valleonga is the son of Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga, the real-life character in the film portrayed by Viggo Mortensen. Although the film has been...

Film

Black Girl Magic Collides: Phylicia Rashad Will Play Beth's Mother On 'This Is Us'

This is Us just tapped a Black Hollywood power player for a major role! Phylicia Rashad will join the acclaimed show's Season 3 as the mother of Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson). NBC announced the news on Tuesday. Her character, Carol, will debut in a Season 3 episode that will focus on the backstory of Beth. On the hour-long episode that will center Beth entirely, Watson told TV Line,...