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Mahershala Ali To Play Boxing Legend Jack Johnson In HBO Series

The Texas native made history as boxing's first Black world heavyweight champion.

Marvel Announces Mahershala Ali Will Take The Screen As The Next ‘Blade’

Mahershala Ali has been tapped to carry on Wesley Snipes' original role.

Oscars 2019: Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor For ‘Green Book’

Mahershala Ali won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor on Sunday night (Feb. 24) for his performance in the film Green Book. In Green Book, Ali portrayed Don Shirley, a…

‘Black Panther’ Cast And Mahershala Ali Win Big At the 25th SAG Awards

Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium was overcome with melanin Sunday night (Jan. 27) when the cast of Marvel’s Black Panther took home the SAG award for Outstanding…

Mahershala Ali Addresses ‘Green Book’ Backlash After Golden Globes Win

"My job is always the same: I have to look at what I am doing and be responsible for it."

Mahershala Ali Apologizes To Surviving Relatives of His ‘Green Book’ Character

After Green Bookthe 2018 film chronicling the life of the famous jazz musician, Dr. Donald Waldridge Shirley was called a “symphony of lies” by the remaining family…

‘Black Panther,’ Spike Lee, Regina King Among 2019 Golden Globe Nominees

The 2019 Golden Globe Award nominees were announced on Thursday morning (Dec. 6). Much like years prior, there are several people of color up for wins at the big event…

Don Shirley And ‘The Green Book’ Are The Historical Anchors Of Mahershala Ali’s New Segregation-Era Film

​​In theaters this week (Nov. 16), Green Book has already garnered critical acclaim and interest from the public by winning the coveted Grolsch People’s Choice Award at…

Viggo Mortensen Apologizes For Using N-Word While Promoting Film With Mahershala Ali

Viggo Mortensen is apologizing for using the n-word while promoting his new film with Mahershala Ali earlier in the week. Mortensen and Ali appeared at a Q&A screening…