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He Was ‘Star Wars’ ‘ Secret Weapon, So Why Was He Forgotten?

BY JOI-MARIE MCKENZIE · FEBRUARY 9, 2020

Tribute To A Legend, A Laker, A Leader…Kobe Bean Bryant

Four years ago, an NFL star turned filmmaker came across a drawing of a black father sitting with his daughter, who proudly wore two afro puffs…

Director Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the first black person to hold the post in the event’s 73-year…

We need your help, in mass numbers, to spread the word and more importantly go to the theaters to support this film especially the first weekend and beyond. It is mission critical that this film be successful. If not, it will be even harder for films like these to be made. Films that focus on our people, our struggle and our purpose. This film, “Just Mercy” opens nationwide January 10th. A powerful and thought provoking true story that follows young lawyer, Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice.

Diahann Carroll, Actress Who Broke Barriers With ‘Julia,’ Dies at 84

THE BLACK HOLLYWOOD EDUCATION and RESOURCE CENTER

At the D23 Expo in Anaheim, Marvel announced that Black Panther 2 will open in theaters on May 6, 2022. Marvel boss Kevin Feige was joined on stage by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, who made the announcement.

Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate in literature whose best-selling work explored black identity in America-and in particular the often crushing…

A series about Judge Mablean Ephriam is coming to the small screen thanks to her Emmy winning producer (daughter) Taj Paxton! Described as “family…

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