Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Mary Alice, best known for her roles as Leticia “Lettie” Bostic on A Different World, Effie Williams in the 1976 musical Sparkle and Rose Maxson in the 1987 production of Fences, has died, Variety reports. She was 85. Alice died Wednesday in her Manhattan home, according to NYPD. However, additional details regarding her death have […]

The #GOAT just expanded her collection of medals! 🔥 Congratulations to Simone Biles, who became the youngest person to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week! #BlackGirlMagic

Photo by: Amy Sussman/Staff Put some respect on her name! Actress and director Salli Richardson-Whitfield has worked in the film and television industry for 30 years! She has starred with several of Hollywood’s best stars, including Keenan Ivory Wayans in A Low Down Dirty Shame, Samuel L. Jackson in The Great White Hype, and Denzel […]

At the annual awards ceremony that celebrates the highest honors in filmmaking, millions of viewers and audience members were stunned by a moment many said not only overshadowed the night, but will also leave a lasting stain on multiple Hollywood careers. While on stage to present during the 94th Academy Awards, Chris Rock, 57, made a joke about Jada […]

Photo by: 52nd NAACP Image Awards/BET/Contributor The NAACP Image Awards 2022 understood the assignment as it aired this past Saturday! The 53rd award show honored the various achievements by people of color in culture and entertainment, with Black-ish star, Anthony Anderson as the host. Kerry Washington, LL Cool J, Michael Strahan, Morgan Freeman, Paula Patton, […]

Photo by: Kevin Winter/Staff One of our all-time favorite Black actors is making history during this #BlackHistoryMonth! The incomparable Denzel Washington has received his 10th Academy Award nomination for his part in Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth. The 67-year-old icon is the second Black man ever to receive the Best Actor Award, following Sidney […]

There are some Black films that everyone knows and agrees are certified classics. They’re the films you still put in the DVD player or search on streaming platforms when you want to laugh, cry, feel nostalgic, feel a little hood, or feel the beauty of Black Love. While it may be hard to believe, some […]

Photo by: Kevin Winter/ Staff Denzel Washington spoke with Variety recently about his next film, The Tragedy of Macbeth, and the Oscar excitement around his portrayal of Lord Macbeth. The iconic actor also discussed working on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom alongside late actor Chadwick Boseman. At the age of 43, Boseman died of colon cancer […]

Photo by: Kevin Reece/Contributor The news that the legendary actor Sidney Poitier, a trailblazer for Hollywood diversity and a laureate of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, has passed away has surprised the world by surprise. Denzel Washington became the second Black American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in Training Day […]

Photo by: Charley Gallay/Stringer As a veteran in the acting industry, Denzel Washington “stay ready.”  Although he has a long-standing career, the 67-year-old still sees himself as a working actor who is constantly striving to improve. In a recent interview, Washington discusses his new film, The Tragedy of Macbeth, how he feels about it, and […]

Photo by: Kevin Mazur / Contributor With the help of 39-time award winner, Denzel Washington, The Wire actor, Michael B. Jordan refers that Washington helped make him a better actor. Creed actor Jordan stars in A Journal for Jordan, a film based on author Dana Canedy’s book with the same title name. In a recent interview with […]

A romantic drama starring Michael B. Jordan and directed by Denzel Washington is coming to theatres this winter.