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Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural "From the Fire" Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University
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Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural “From the Fire” Summer Leadership Academy for Young Men of Color at Princeton University

Leadership development, mentoring, and Rites of Passage are the focuses of the new From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men on July 22-August 3, 2018. Operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc.; a provider of events for teens since 2009, the inaugural two-week boarding program at Princeton University is designed for young men of […]

City College Center for the Arts Presents "Turn the World Around" Tribute Concert to Harry Belafonte
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City College Center for the Arts Presents “Turn the World Around” Tribute Concert to Harry Belafonte

The work and life of legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte will be celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. “Turn the World Around: The Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte” will present audiences with a special evening of songs and stories in honor of and on […]

STARZ To Air the   #THATSHARASSMENT Film Campaign in Half-Hour Primetime Special
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STARZ To Air the #THATSHARASSMENT Film Campaign in Half-Hour Primetime Special

Tune in for the #ThatsHarassment series of short films in conjunction with the Ad Council, actor and producer David Schwimmer, writer and director Sigal Avin, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) on Friday, January 26 at 8:30pm ET/PT and 11pm ET/PT. #THATSHARASSMENT Airdate: Friday, January 26 […]

Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Speech
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Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Speech

New Hip-Hop Horror Film Available on Amazon Prime
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New Hip-Hop Horror Film Available on Amazon Prime

Indianapolis-based writer/producer/director Jamie Rhodes is pleased to announce the 2017 release of his latest project and first feature film — Night Of The Unspeakable (NOTU), a hip-hop horror and supernatural thriller. NOTU is set in the confines of a rehearsal and recording studio. A rapper, his entourage, an R&B girl group, a Rock and Soul […]

Movie Review: Bright
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Movie Review: Bright

For the past few years Netflix has set itself up to be a colossal competitor in the movie and TV industries. With numerous original programming under it’s belt it’s already proven to be a juggernaut. But earlier Netflix chose to flex it’s muscles again as it beat out major studios in acquiring the rights to Bright a […]

Ossie Davis 100: A Centennial Celebration of the Author, Actor & Activist
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Ossie Davis 100: A Centennial Celebration of the Author, Actor & Activist

December 18, 2017 marks the 100th birthday of author, actor, and activist, Ossie Davis. He was a champion for human rights and participated in meaningful acts throughout his lifetime with a specific focus on the transformation of lives.  Whether it was on a Broadway stage, the big screen or at a rally for civil rights, he remained engaged […]

HBO's "Baltimore Rising" [Trailer]
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HBO’s “Baltimore Rising” [Trailer]

HBO’s “Baltimore Rising,” is a feature length documentary about Baltimore after the death of Michael Brown, which sparked a movement for change in the city through protest and activism led by young people committed to transforming their community.  The film is directed by Sonja Sohn and premiere’s on HBO on November 20th.

Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day
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Movie Reviews: Happy Death Day

It seems every Halloween season, someone wants to be the new yearly tradition. For several years it was Saw and for six it was Paranormal Activity. Now Blumhouse, creators of the latter series, wants to reclaim the Halloween crown with Happy Death Day, a slasher film that uses time to make it unique and stand […]

Movie Reviews: Bushwick
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Movie Reviews: Bushwick

Eight years ago after the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry made a threat: If Obama won his reelection Texas would secede from the United States. With that threat in mind writer Nick Damici wrote the screenplay for Bushwick, a what if film about what would happen if the south rose up […]

Movie Review: The Hitman's Bodyguard
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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The summer movie season has finally come to a close. It’s always an unfortunate thing to think about. All the big films meant to represent and be remembered for this season, have come and gone and now it’s time to start thinking about autumn. But as always the summer has one final trick up its […]

Movie Review: Detroit
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Movie Review: Detroit

This past July marked the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riots, one of the worst the country had ever seen, and in that time nothing has changed in this country. Other powder kegs had been set off around the country, sparking more civil unrest and the police are still a violent brute squad who […]

Movies Review: Dark Tower
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Movies Review: Dark Tower

The Man In Black fled across the desert, and The Gunslinger followed….   For the past thirty years Stephen King’s fantasy epic The Dark Tower has entertained and enchanted a legion of fans. Many consider it to be his magnum opus and as such for a number of years Hollywood has been trying to get […]

AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award
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AAFCA to Honor Producer, Director & Screenwriter Rob Hardy with 2017 AAFCA Synergy Award

The African American Film Critics Association will celebrate the career of producer/director Rob Hardy during its 6th Annual SYNERGY event on Thursday, July 20th at Bobbcat Films in Atlanta.  A signature event for the organization, AAFCA SYNERGY celebrates inroads made by film and TV professionals in the Southeast, which now leads the industry with more feature film productions than any other market in the world. AAFCA SYNERGY provides an […]

Movie Review: Wonder Woman
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Movie Review: Wonder Woman

When it comes to film and television, comic book properties have for the most part, been a man’s game.  Even in these so called “progressive times”,  male superheroes take the center stage. But this year things may hopefully change with Wonder Woman the first comic based film to feature a female superhero in twelve years. Will this movie start […]