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Solange, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis And Ava DuVernay All Applaud Zendaya
Hollywood's leading women of color come to Zendaya Coleman's aid after E! Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic said the Disney stars faux dreadlocks smelled of…
Top Black Female Directors You Need to Know
All hail the heroines of cinema! No, we're not talking about the Hollywood starlets. Though we still love them, we're saluting the…
David Oyelowo Wants Black History Taught In UK Schools
Let David Oyelowo tell it, black history is more than just important, it's invaluable.
Ava DuVernay And Oprah Create A New Show For OWN
Following the overwhelming success of Selma, director Ava DuVernay is teaming up with her partner-in-crime Oprah Winfrey to bring the novel Queen Sugar to the…
Ava DuVernay and Oprah Create a New Show for OWN
Following the overwhelming success of Selma, director Ava DuVernay is teaming up with her partner-in-crime Oprah Winfrey to bring the novel Queen Sugar to…
Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo to Make Katrina Film
Following the success of their successful film Selma, Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo plan reunite in an effort to create a new drama centered around…
Ava DuVernay Is Set To Direct New Film Based On Hurricane Katrina
There’s no denying that Selma director, Ava DuVernay, deserved to get an Oscar nomination for creating such a critically-acclaimed film. But life does not…
After Oscar Snubs, The White House Announces Private Screening For ‘Selma’ Cast
Selma may have gotten a few snubs from the Oscars this year, but the award-deserving cast won’t be left out of the White House. Late…
Oscars Leaves Black Actors Off The Roster
Yesterday morning (Jan 15) the nominations list for the 87th Oscar Awards were announced. Some of the nominees were to be expected, such as Michael…
People Are Giving A Mean Side Eye At The 2015 Oscar Nominations This Morning
Another day, another feeling of minorities being slighted by award shows. This morning (Jan. 15), the Academy Award nods for the 2015 Oscars rolled out…
Oprah Winfrey Expresses Support For Eric Garner And Mike Brown Protesters
Oprah Winfrey came under fire last week for what some believed to be her criticism of the lack of leadership surrounding the Eric Garner and…
Review: Martin Luther King Jr. Isn’t The Man You Thought You Knew In Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’
With the unrest in Ferguson and racial tensions still tainting America, Ava DuVernay delivers an eerily timely piece of art with her latest motion picture…
Fly or Fail: ‘Selma’ Red Carpet NYC Premiere
Last night (Dec 14) the 'Selma' NYC premiere brought out many celebs out to the Ziegfeld Theater. Presented by Paramount Pictures, Delta Air Lines, Tina Brown Live Media,…
John Legend And Common Beg For ‘Glory’ On New ‘Selma’ Track
John Legend and Common come together to pay musical tribute to the lives of Eric Garner and Mike Brown for their new single "Glory" from…
Martin Luther King Biopic to be Released Christmas Day
The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is set to release Christmas Day in select theaters. The Ava DuVernay-produced film…
Ledisi Joins The Cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’
Ledisi is the most recent celebrity to join the cast of Selma. Directed by…
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‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon To Work On Martin Luther King Miniseries For HBO
David Simon hopes to bring his gritty and realistic flavor to HBO's planned Martin Luther King miniseries, as the writer-director confirmed that he'll be involved…
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Paramount Acquires MLK Biopic ‘Selma’ With Rewrites From Ava DuVernay
Paramount Pictures is rounding the final bout of negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for Selma, a feature drama about Martin Luther King's 1965 voting…
Black History Month Spotlight: Ava DuVernay
Ava DuVernay is a producer, writer, director and distributor of independent films. She ha…
Lance Gross and Issa Rae Star in Ava Duvernay’s ‘Say Yes’ [Video]
Get ready to fall in love with Lance Gross all over again. The handsome actor is one of many prominent black…
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Black UVA Student Beaten And Bloodied By Police Over…
Honor student, Martese Johnson, needed stitches after being beaten in the head by police. The violent altercation was caught on video.
Trinidad James Goes On CNN To Discuss The N-Word
Trinidad James tackles the use of the N-word on CNN.
Man Charged In Shooting Of Two Ferguson Police Officers
Jeffrey Williams, 20, charged with the shooitng ot two Ferguson officers.
Leader Of SAE Racist Chant Breaks His Silence: ‘It…
SAE member who led the now-infamous racist chant speaks out.
DJ Premier Presents ‘Bars In The Booth’ With Ras Kass
March 31, 2015
Just an MC and a DJ—Ras Kass and DJ Premier—getting busy.
Bars In The Booth
The Borrowers: 9 Hood Trends That Went 'Chic'
John Legend Won't Hold His Tongue About America's Race & Power Problem
VIBE Race Project: The Unsung Black Women Of Police Brutality
Charlamagne Tha God & Andrew Schulz Talk Issues Of Race In Hip-Hop