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Dame Dash Enlists Kanye West and Mariah Carey as Witnesses in Lee Daniels Lawsuit

Dame Dash is continuing with his lawsuit against movie director Lee Daniels and is lining up some big names to help him plead his case. According to the New York Daily Ne…

14 Favorite Fictional Television and Film Moms

It’s not Mothers Day, but why shouldn’t we appreciate the nurturers and rocks of the family? Movie and television moms are the key ingredient to making a family

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Land Lead Roles in TV Pilot

Remember the on-screen Hustle and Flow chemistry between Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard? Well The Butler duo Lee Daniels and Danny Strong plan to recreate that…

Oprah Winfrey Shares ESSENCE Cover with Three Leading Men [Photos]

What’s it like being surrounded by three handsome movie stars? Just ask Oprah Winfrey, who sits alongside Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker and Chiwetel Ejiofor for Es…

Opinion: On ’12 Years A Slave’, ‘The Butler’ And Hollywood’s ‘White Savior’ Obsession

NEW SLAVES Hollywood has become obsessed with revenge tales of bondage and servitude like 12 Years a Slave and The Butler. But why aren’t depictions of blacks removing…

Fruitvale Station, K. Michelle and Alicia Keys Are Up For NAACP Image Awards

It’s officially red carpet season and the 2014 NAACP Image Awards are next to announce their list of nominees. With so many great strides made this year by…

Worst and Best Black Films of 2013

2013 proved to be a great year for films thanks to the works of many black filmmakers. Story lines were compelling, acting was superb and our love for these fictional…

Director Lee Daniels Talks Suicidal Thoughts & Race Relations In Film

After serving box offices with his hit movie The Butler, Lee Daniels spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about his abusive childhood and why he thinks it’s important for…

Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyong’o and More Land Screen Actors Guild Nominations

Awards season is in full swing. Less than a week after the 2014 Grammy nominations reveal, the Screen Actors Guild announces it 2014 nominees laced with lots of black…