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Ernie Hudson Steps In As The Patriarch Of A Family Empire In “Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” Playing On BET Networks
December 6, 2018
When you’ve been in the business as long as actor Ernie Hudson has, it’s not unusual for a creative to step up their game and tackle other challenges in the Hollywood game. For Hudson—known for his iconic role in “Ghostbusters” and currently featured in Netflix’s original movie “Nappily Ever After” and the series “Grace and Frankie” he decided to step into the role of Executive Producer on the “Carl Weber’s The Family Business,” now playing on BET Networks. ... read more »
Viola Davis to Star as Shirley Chisholm in Amazon Project
December 5, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is gearing up to play groundbreaking politician Shirley Chisholm in a film for Amazon Studios. The company said Thursday that Davis has signed on to star in and produce the project about Chisholm, ... read more »
Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars
December 4, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart has a new job — he will host the 2019 Academy Awards, a role the prolific actor-comedian says fulfills a longtime dream. ... read more »
PHOTO of the Day: Today in History Michael Jackson Released the Iconic “Thriller” Video
December 2, 2018
Today (Dec. 2), MTV aired the full 13-minute version of  ... ‘s “Thriller” music video for the first time. ... read more »
WATCH TRAILER: Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Set of Air on HBO December 3
November 30, 2018
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland explores the death of Sandra Bland, a politically active 28-year-old African American who, after being arrested for a traffic violation, ... read more »
WATCH: Beyonce and Jay Z Arrive in South Africa with Family to Celebrate Mandela at Global Citizen Festival
November 30, 2018
The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is set to air  on MSNBC  Sunday, December 2, from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m EDT. The star studded event will be headlined by the dynamic duo “The Carters”. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
November 30, 2018
For movies opening December 7, 2018. ... read more »
Michael B. Jordan, Now a Hollywood Heavyweight, Punches Up
November 29, 2018
If Michael B. Jordan's path to this moment was condensed and edited, it might look, appropriately, like a training montage. Images of Jordan cutting his teeth on the Baltimore streets of "The Wire'' and the Texas football fields of "Friday Night Lights,'' followed by hints of a soaring talent ("Red Tails,'' "Chronicle''), shattering breakthroughs ("Fruitvale Station'') and setbacks ("Fantastic Four'') before reaching, with a pair of haymakers ("Creed,'' "Black Panther''), heavyweight status. ... read more »
Robert Townsend A Living Legend Delivers a Master Class with New Doc, “Making The Five Heartbeats”
November 29, 2018
Robert Townsend is a legend. The actor, comedian, writer, and director opened the door, in the early 90’s, for Black filmmakers (then and now) creating a bridge in Hollywood at a time when most thought it was unbridgeable. ... read more »
WATCH: American Soul the Upcoming BET Series about Soul Train
November 27, 2018
Jesse Collins, who produced The New Edition Story, and The Bobby Brown Story recently posted the American Soul trailer which will premiere during Black History Month in February 2019 on BET. ... read more / watch video »
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Passes at 83
November 26, 2018
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. A Winfrey spokeswoman on Monday issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Nov. ... read more »
Black Public Relations Society L.A. Honors Trailblazers with 20th Anniversary Awards  
November 22, 2018
The Black Public Relations Society Los Angeles hosted its 20th anniversary awards ceremony and aptly chose to honor 20 trailblazers in the fields of media, film, corporate communications and public relations at the California African American Museum on Friday.  ... read more »
Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen & Behind The Camera
November 22, 2018
Many aspiring actors move to Los Angeles in hopes to find success. Some of them imagine themselves on red carpets, while others envision receiving their own Hollywood Walk Of Fame star. What happens when that illusion breaks and you have no idea what you should do? That’s the question legendary actor Bill Duke answered in his new book  “Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen and Behind The Camera.” ... read more »
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