By Arturo R. García DC Entertainment scored a rare PR victory over archrival Marvel over the weekend when it announced its upcoming slate of films. At first glance, this latest take on the DC movie universe instantly puts Marvel’s to shame when it comes to inclusion. Show More Summary
By Arturo R. García The final day of the Comic Fest opened with one of the most far-ranging topics in speculative fiction in Afrofuturism. And true to form, the speakers reached into the past and toward the future in discussing not only...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Peña was a Latina actress and pioneer. The actress who died Tuesday in Los Angeles at 55 performed in many roles where she broke stereotypes. Among my favorites were “Lone Star” and “Tortilla Soup.” She also co-starred in “Jacob’s...Show More Summary
by Guest Contributor Deepa Hi, my name is Deepa, and I’m excited to be reviewing ABC’s new fall show Selfie for you! When I first heard the premise of Selfie, I was pretty skeptical. It was billed as a modern-day version of the musical...Show More Summary
from Vagabond Beaumont Original Last Poet Abiodun Oyewole talks about his life as a poet and his new upcoming book Branches Of The Tree Of Life published by 2Leaf Press. Branches Of The Tree Of Life collects over four decades of Abiodun's poetry. Last Poet In Harlem from vagabond Beaumont on Vimeo.
Flying Lotus and Flying Africans by Mark Anthony Neal | NewBlackMan (in Exile) As yet another #hashtag circulated—this time #16times—in reference to yet another of those shootings in Missouri, you perhaps get just an inkling of the spiritual...Show More Summary
Between her new TV series, How to Get Away With Murder, getting picked up for a full season; visits from Denzel Washington; evangelizing toddler fans while kicking it with Elmo on Sesame Street; insightful stories in Vulture, Variety...Show More Summary
Price Films Ali Shaheed Muhammad discusses the iconic cover art for A Tribe Called Quest's classic 'Midnight Marauders'. The Hip-Hop Fellow Outtakes - Ali Shaheed Muhammad talks Midnight Marauders from Pricefilms on Vimeo. The Hip-Hop...Show More Summary
With his death at the age of 84, Geoffrey Holder leaves a legacy of creative genius, from the all-black Broadway production of The Wiz, which he costumed and directed, to his unforgettable “uncola man” of 7Up fame.
Mimi talks learning about Nikko’s wife, how her daughter is dealing with the loss of her grandfather, her relationship with the new LHHATL ladies and more Mimi Faust Speaks On Being Suspicious Of Nikko’s “Wife” Before Learning The Truth Love
Mimi Faust Speaks On Being Suspicious Of Nikko’s “Wife” Before Learning The Truth Love & Hip Hop Atlanta is on it’s scheduled hiatus from our television screens as Love & Hip Hop Hollywood is underway and bring the ratchetness, but
Valaida Fullwood with guests at the Hartford Foundation’s “Celebrating Black Philanthropy” event on September 23, 2014 HARTFORD, CT – On September 23, 2014, the Hartford Foundation hosted “Celebrating Black Philanthropy: Stories of Inspiration”...Show More Summary
DrGuyMusiQology Film trailer for Guthrie Ramsey, Jr.'s forthcoming documentary Amazing: The Tests and Triumph of Bud Powell. Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. is the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania...Show More Summary
LIP SERVICE PART 1: August Alsina from angela yee on Vimeo. Ever wondered how “dancers” and “models” got those big ole donks? Angela Yee Brings Back Lip Service, Talks Plastic Surgery And Cheating With GiGi Maguire, Stephanie Santia...
By Arturo R. García It was perhaps inevitable that Sebastian del Amo’s Cantinflas would fit Charlie Chaplin into the proceedings. Much like Richard Attenborough before him, del Amo finds himself needing to make room for not just a performer, but a singular persona. Show More Summary
Mexican-American comedienne Cristela Alonzo might not be as stunning as Sofía Vergara -and chances are the EMMY Academy will never put her on a rotating pedestal. However, judging from the following trailer -and description- of the upcoming ABC comedy Cristela, she has the potential to … Continue reading ?
This year marks 25 years since the now-infamous classic black film “Lean On Me” made its’ debut in theaters and in celebration of the occasion, 5 of the cast members who were all apart of what was arguably the most
The title alone was enough to set some people on edge. But the producers of ABC’s Black-ish have spent a lot of time assuring potential viewers that the show isn’t just a collection of jokes about an upper-middle-class family. Instead,...Show More Summary
If 2013 was all about “cultural appropriation”—the Grammys, Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” Billboard’s color vacancy, that damn twerk—then 2014 might just be all about “policing” bodies, respectability... and blackness.
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