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Actor Dorian Missick On Playing a Hater & Why We Can’t Wait for the Brian Banks Biopic

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Dorian Missick (Center) By Brenda Alexander The remarkable story of Brian Banks leaves you both angry and inspired. A high school football star, his future was interrupted when he was accused and convicted of raping a classmate. He spent 5 years in prison after copping a plea deal, afraid of a potential 41-year-to-life sentence. After being released, his accuser messaged him…

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The Nappily Ever After Trailer is Here & It’s Just What the Therapist Ordered!

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Sanaa Lathan  By Erickka Sy Savané If you’ve ever wondered what it might look like to see all your black girl hair issues on film- can’t leave the house without your hair whipped, growing up with white dolls as the standard of beauty, spending yo’ last dime to get yo’ hair did- uhhhh, the Nappily Ever After movie starring Sanaa…

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Grammy Winner Mýa Celebrates 20 years of Music, Drops New Single & Chats Exclusively With Us!

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Mya By Mwabi Kaira We were introduced to songbird Mýa in 1998 as a young 18-year-old when her platinum self-titled debut album hit the scene. She established herself as a triple threat with her beautiful voice, killer dance moves and acting chops. Over the years, we have seen Mýa on both the big and small screen in In Too Deep,…

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This Filmmaker Required NATURAL HAIR for Her Cast & There’s a Really Good Reason Why

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Sens Dessus Dessous Cast  By Ta-ning Connai Matamba Kombila is not your average filmmaker. While most directors have the primary focus of creating stories to engage their audience, she takes it a step further with goals to impact her cast through a hair challenge aimed to build true self-esteem. Who in the world does something like that? Matamba did that….

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Love Satire? You’ll Fall Hard for these Highlights from the Film “Sorry to Bother You.”

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Tessa Thompson and Lakeith Stanfield  By Dawn Washington Sorry to Bother You is Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, Jordan Peele’s Get Out, and Childish Gambino’s music video, This is America, with a little bit of Michael Jackson’s Thriller sprinkled at the end. That said, there is a lot going on in the Boots Riley film about a Black man, Cassius Green (LaKeith…

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Hey Girlfriends, There is a Way to Get a Girlfriends Movie Made

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The ‘Girlfriends:’ LaVeris/FilmMagic By Brenda Alexander Like many, I was disappointed in the lackluster season 8 finale, which turned out to be the series finale (cancellation), of Girlfriends. Fans who grew close to the characters and related to their relationships, were left with no real resolution, or even a happy ending. After years of failing in love, Joan Carol Clayton…

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Looking at FOX’s History, Their Racist Viewpoints Started Before Fox News

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Fox News commentator Rachel Campos-Duffy  By Brenda Alexander White Hollywood is apparently enraged with their employer, 21st Century FOX, over FOX News coverage of #45’s controversial border policies, which over the past few weeks have held immigrant children separated from their families and detained in unfamiliar (and horrible) territory. If you’re not familiar with 21st Century FOX as a company,…

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Get Ready to Netflix & Chill With New Content Producers Barack & Michelle Obama

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Photo: OnlinEpikairotita.com By Sharee Silerio Since 2009, our hearts have been captured by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle. They’ve inspired us to care, do, and become more so we could have a positive impact on the world. When they left the White House, it felt like our favorites were leaving us behind. Books have been written on their…

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