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The celebrity biopic is hotter than ever these days, with some of the best well-known and upcoming talent showcasing their acting chops in films about legendary subjects. One of the most important and prolific African American figures is revolutionary activist Angela Davis, whose life has been the topic of a big screen adaptation for several […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

As if Ava DuVernay wasn’t already #BlackGirlMagic goals, she is now taking her brilliance to the cover of Essence magazine. As the March 2017 cover girl, she is the face of the magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood issue. Naturally she looks gorgeous, but she also gives an in-depth interview on a variety of topics, including […]

Oprah Winfrey continues to fill her plate with numerous projects and we reap the benefits. Despite co-starring in the OWN network drama Greenleaf, executive producing fellow OWN show Queen Sugar, starring in Ava DuVernay’s upcoming A Wrinkle in Time for Disney and re-teaming with Lee Daniels for a possible remake of Terms of Endearment, Winfrey […]

Taraji P. Henson is riding on a wave of success and it just continues to get better. After her scene-stealing turn on the FOX hit series Empire, now in its third season, winning a Golden Globe last year for her role as Cookie Lyon on the show and starring in the current number one film […]

One of the most highly-anticipated films of 2018 is definitely Marvel’s Black Panther, which has secured some of the best black talent in front of and behind the camera. If this latest news about the superhero film proves to be true, the cast just got even better courtesy of the one and only Phylicia Rashad. […]

Michael B. Jordan continues to cement his place as one of the most promising young actors in Hollywood, especially a young actor of color. In the last few years, he has proven himself to be a critical and box-office favorite, but yet that mainstream crossover appears to be just out of his reach. Well now, […]

It doesn’t get much busier than Ava DuVernay these days. From tackling TV with the critically-acclaimed Queen Sugar on OWN, to directing A Wrinkle in Time for Disney and now debuting a documentary on Netflix, she is without a doubt one of the most in-demand women in Hollywood. Perhaps the best thing about her ridiculously […]

One of TV’s most anticipated projects is only a few short months away, as BET’s New Edition miniseries is all done and ready to captivate audiences with a 3-night extravaganza that tells the entire story of one of the most successful R&B groups in history. Not only does it tell the story of New Edition […]

As his time in office comes closer to an end, the rush to create and release films about President Obama’s life is emerging faster than ever. A few weeks ago saw the debut of the John Legend produced film Southside With You, which focused on Barack and Michelle’s first date. Now there is a new […]

Usually the news of movie remakes is met with a “meh” response or an eye roll at the very least, but an upcoming remake of a very popular film may change all of that. It has just been announced that the ever-beautiful Nia Long has joined the cast of Lifetime network’s Beaches remake, taking on […]

Hollywood has always had a deep fascination with film biographies of real people, more commonly known as the biopic, these films are often met with critical praise and showered with lots of nominations and awards during award season. Well a new biopic was just announced about the incredible life of the empowering Angela Davis, and […]