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Ava DuVernay to Make Prince documentary for Netflix
November 2, 2018
The director on Tuesday confirmed Twitter reports late Monday that she's working on the film. The documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince's archives and will span the artist's entire life. ... read more »
Tiffany Haddish Tests Her Hot Streak with ‘Nobody’s Fool’
November 2, 2018
A year after her breakout role in "Girl's Trip,'' Haddish is indeed busy. Up next is the Tyler Perry written-and-directed comedy "Nobody's Fool,'' which pairs her with Tika Sumpter. They play sisters, with Whoopi Goldberg as their mom. Once Haddish's character gets out of jail, they discover that Sumpter's boyfriend is catfishing her. ... read more »
ACLU of Northern California Condemns Pro-Marshall Tuck PAC EdVoice For Misleading Attacks on Tony Thurmond
November 1, 2018
Thurmond campaign called for TV ads citing ACLU to be taken down after ACLU of Northern California called EdVoice tactics misleading and damaging. ... read more »
Nobel Prize for Healing Rape Survivors in Midst of War
October 12, 2018
Known as the rape surgeon, Dr. Mukwege has helped care for more than 50,000 survivors of sexual violence even as he himself is at risk and attacks against women are on the upswing. ... read more »
“Nappily Ever After” Producer, Tracey Bing is an African American Woman Who Understands the Politics of Hollywood and Hair!
October 12, 2018
Anyone that’s been working inside Hollywood’s inner circle for the past two decades has either worked with or heard about producer Tracey Bing. Besides praising her solid business acumen —the product of a first-rate education received at Yale University and Harvard Business School—it was her superlative taste level and her ability to maneuver the creative and business side that really made the bees in the beehive buzz. ... read more »
California’s Net Neutrality Legislation Hit with Lawsuit
October 11, 2018
The FCC voted last December to repeal Obama-era protections and the net neutrality rules, approved by the same organization two years earlier, prohibited Internet service providers – such Comcast and Verizon – from speeding up or slowing down traffic from specific websites and apps. ... read more »
Netflix is All About The Washingtons
August 30, 2018
There was a family affair August 8th in Hollywood at Madera Kitchen where Rev Run and Justine Simmons accompanied by their on-screen family graced the red carpet for the premiere of “All About The Washingtons on Netflix.” “All About The Washingtons” is a family sitcom based on the real life of the Simmons family. ... read more »
Netflix’s All About The Washingtons Red Carpet
August 29, 2018
There was a family affair August 8th in Hollywood at Madera Kitchen where Rev Run and Justine SImmons accompanied by their on-screen family graced the red carpet for the premiere of “All About The Washingtons on Netflix.” “All About The Washingtons” is a family sitcom based on the real life of the Simmons family. Joey Washington (Rev Run) recently retired from touring is trying to adjust to not being in the spotlight, having a greater physical presence to their four children, and being moral support to his wife Justine as she ventures into the world of entrepreneurship. ... read more / watch video »
Netflix Gets Cold Feet and Cancels Documentary on the Honourable Minister Louis Farrakhan Which was Set to Air August 1
July 31, 2018
Updated Wednesday August 1  – 9:55am (pst)  After buzz began to swirl regarding the release of the documentary, The Honourable Minister Louis Farrakhan: My Life’s Journey Through Music, ... read more »
Octavia Spencer One Step Closer to Bringing Madam C.J. Walkers’ Story to TV
July 31, 2018
  ... announced over the weekend the new limited series about the life and legacy of   ... . The 8 episode series will tell the untold and highly irreverent story of black hair care pioneer and mogul Madam C.J. ... read more »
Dear White People Red Carpet
July 10, 2018
The cast of Netflix’s “Dear White People” talk with The Los Angeles Sentinel about the newest season of the show and what they hope the audience can gain from the series. ... read more / watch video »
Wendy’s Window: “Away She Goes…From Windsor Hills to Windsor Castle”
May 24, 2018
Girls from all walks of life dream of one day marrying their prince charming.  They spend a lifetime thinking about what their wedding day will look like, who will attend and of course what they will wear. When this day comes they hope it will be their forever after. ... read more »
Barack and Michelle Obama sign multi-year deal with Netflix
May 24, 2018
Netflix said the Obamas would make “a diverse mix of content,” potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries or features. ... read more »
Philadelphia Actor Shines In New Netflix Comedy
March 29, 2018
The new Netflix show, On My Block, explores a coming-of-age perspective through the eyes of four teenage friends.  The half-hour comedy series was co-created by Awkward creator Lauren Lungerich.  ... read more »
Reel Talk (Television and Movie Briefs) 1.18.18 – 1.24.18
January 18, 2018
Created by Emmy winner Lena Waithe, the series is a coming-of-age drama centered in Southside Chicago that deals with the unfortunate perplexities of gang violence. ... read more / view gallery »
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