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Anthony Mackie will play MLK in a Steven Spielberg-produced HBO film.

Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer doesn’t get the uproar many are feeling surrounding Selma director Ana DuVernay being overlooked for a Best Director Academy-Award nomination and David Oyelowo failing to get a Best Actor nod. According to Octavia, the film wasn’t subbed at all. The Academy’s voting panel has received tons of backlash over Ana and Oyelowo being […]

Anthony Mackie seems to be suffering from a serious case of foot-and-mouth disease. Once again Mackie sparked outrage over comments he made surrounding women’s roles. Mackie visited The Wendy Williams Show last week where he and the host discussed his long term relationship with girlfriend Sheletta Chapital. It seems Mackie and Wendy agree both men and women […]

Anthony Mackie is finally responding to the backlash again comments he made about police profiling those with dreadlocks. Earlier this week, Mackie spoke with The Grio and remarked folks wearing dreadlocks are profiled by police and can change the profiling by not wearing them. Mackie remarked: Like my nephew wanted to grow dreadlocks. I’m like fine, I’ll sit you […]

Elliot Anderson (Kevin Costner) is suddenly left to care for his Black granddaughter Eloise after his wife was killed in a tragic car accident. However, Eloise’s paternal grandmother Rowena (Octavia Spencer) seeks to care for her, inciting a bitter custody battle that is proves family is everything but simply black or white. Spencer is charming […]

Anthony Mackie Says Dreadlocks Lead to Racial Profiling Damn Anthony Mackie, what did dreadlocks do to you? The “Black and White” actor gave an interesting interview with The Grio, where he touched on timely issues like’Selma‘s Oscar snub and racial profiling. While his comments on “Selma” thrusted the actor into headlines, his views on dreadlocks really hit a nerve with some folks. “Like […]

Anthony Mackie has the answer to why, Selma director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo were both overlooked for Oscar nominations: People are tired of discussing race! No seriously, that’s his explanation. Mackie spoke with The Grio in a twist of irony to promote his film, Black & White. What’s so ironic about this you ask? The flick deals with, wait for […]

Forest Whitaker has had a banner year with the release of two films: “The Butler,” “Fruitvale Station,” the forthcoming holiday flick “Black Nativity” and will continue his stronghold on the box office with “Repentance,” a gritty film that boasts an impressive lineup. Anthony Mackie, Mike Epps, Sanaa Lathan and Nicole Ari Parker join Whitaker in […]