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Independent Film ‘Across the Tracks’ Tackles Two Sisters’ Challenges with Colorism in the 1960’s Deep South

By Alma Hill “Passing” is a controversial concept in Black American Culture. We all know someone who is light enough, or has fair enough features to “pass” as white. Often times, these fair skinned family members are complete anomalies in their families. Take Quincy Jones’ daughters for example. Kidada Jones, while she is lighter in …

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Tatyana Ali, Kim Fields & Jasmine Guy Star in Holiday Movie ‘Secret Santa’

By Sharee Silerio Lifetime is bringing the movie “Secret Santa” (working title), starring “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” alumna Tatyana Ali, Jasmine Guy, Kim Fields, Mindy Sterling (“Austin Powers”), Dan Lauria (“The Wonder Years”) and Brendan Fehr (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) to television screens this winter. Continue Reading The two-hour original movie is currently shooting …

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Girls Trip Becomes 1st Film to Cross $100M Produced, Directed, Written and Starring African Americans

If you haven’t seen the hilarious Girls Trip yet–girl, what are you waiting for? When four friends–Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah—travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival during a girls trip, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make …