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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon set the record at TIFF 2020: Be The Change You Want To See
September 17, 2020
It’s clear that they are doing nothing less than God’s good work. ... read more »
Halle Berry directorial debut ‘Bruised’ – at TIFF – sold to Netflix — and yes, she broke two ribs!
September 17, 2020
Though she directed “Bruised,” Berry and her film's producers didn't see her in the director's chair. ... read more »
Judge Again Upholds $107 Million Judgment Against Record Producer
September 11, 2020
 A Los Angeles judge once again today upheld a $107 million judgment against imprisoned former rap mogul Marion ``Suge'' Knight and Death Row Records, which was awarded back in 2005.     Over the objection of Lydia Harris, the woman who obtained the original judgment and later agreed with Knight that it should be voided, Superior Court Judge David Sotelo said he would not reconsider his December decision to reinstate the judgment or his March decision to affirm that ruling.  ... read more »
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Motion Picture Academy Unveils Diversity Rules for Best-Picture Contenders
September 10, 2020
Academy officials billed the new eligibility requirement as a move to ensure ``equitable representation on and off screen in order to better reflect the diversity of the movie-going audience.'' ... read more »
Video Director Seeks Court Confirmation as Shakur Video Owner
September 8, 2020
A Van Nuys video director is asking a judge to confirm he owns vintage footage in which he interviewed Tupac Shakur as part of a deal with Universal Music Group's predecessor to make a video of the late hip-hop star in the early 1990s.  ... read more »
Niecy Nash surprises with wedding to singer Jessica Betts
September 3, 2020
Nash and Betts posted Twitter and Instagram photos Monday of their outdoor marriage ceremony in a lush garden setting. ... read more »
CBS Sports examines racism with ‘Portraits in Black’
September 3, 2020
James Brown, who will be the host, hopes the five-hour block will allow everyone to take a big-picture approach to what is currently happening. ... read more »
Actor and Cultural Icon, Chadwick Boseman, Passes at 43
September 3, 2020
The talented and beloved actor leaves iconic movies and life for everyone to admire. ... read more »
BHERC “THE FORGOTTEN” GRASSROOTS CIVIL RIGHTS EXHIBITION CONTINUES TO DRAW ACCOLADES AND PUBLIC ATTENTION
September 3, 2020
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) exhibition “The Forgotten” wall, an addition to the BHERC “Say Their Name” exhibition in Los Angeles, CA., are 57 names of Black men and women identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that succumbed to racial violence between 1952 to 1968. The addition compliments the original special collection of names researched and first installed over the 2020 Independence Day weekend that is presented as a sobering memorial display of 41 individual markers of the names of men and women in memoriam who were killed by police violence in more recent times.  ... read more »
R&B singer Akon moves ahead with ‘Akon City’ in Senegal
September 3, 2020
Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city back in 2018, has described it as a real-life "Wakanda," ... read more »
SAG-AFTRA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CHADWICK BOSEMAN
August 28, 2020
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Chadwick Boseman and our hearts go out to his wife and family. ... read more »
‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43
August 28, 2020
Chadwick Boseman, the actor and star of the blockbuster film “Black Panther” has died of stage IV colon cancer at the age of 43. Boseman appeared in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods,” “Get on Up,” “42” and “Draft Day.” Boseman’s twitter account reported the news. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 16, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 16, 2020
Actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, NY, 1958 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Actor Jaime Callica has a plan to retire his mother and live his life, to the fullest
August 13, 2020
Here is what businessman turned actor Jaime Callica had to share about the price of fame and his desire to retire his hard-working mother. ... read more »
Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage
August 3, 2020
The actor-comedian’s representative said in an emailed statement Wednesday that Morgan and Megan Wollover have filed for divorce. ... read more »
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