Two filmmakers are taking bringing humor to the challenge of teaching Black kids to love their natural hair, but they might need you to chip in on the project. We talk about our hair all the time: how to love what we have; what products will give us the perfect curls; how to nurture healthy […]

Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo brought Black excellence of the red carpet of the Berlinale Festival and Ireland, proving Black films can do well overseas. In case you don’t recall, an e-mail leaked during the Sony hacks revealed a producer telling Michael Lynton, Sony chairman: “I am not saying The Equalizer should not have been […]


Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as a 16-year-old under-performing schoolgirl that through chance catches the eyes of Lady, the queen bee of a girl gang. Soon Marieme rises as the quiet girl gone gritty, with a […]

Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith are teaming up for HBO’s latest project. Maya and Smith have signed on to guest star on the cable network’s pilot, Brothers In Atlanta. The project centers on two best friends Langston (Diallo Riddle) and Moose (Bashir Salahuddin) who are struggling entertainers attempting to balance their personal and professional lives in Atlanta. Both […]


We can’t even contain our excitement about this! The mega-talent duo of filmmaker Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo are heading towards their third collaboration (following Middle Of Nowhere and Selma) with the announcement of a Hurricane Katrina-based love story and murder mystery coming soon! MUST READ: Oprah Along With ‘Selma’ Director & Actors To March In Selma […]

Ava Duvernay became the first Black Woman to be nominated for Best Director at the Golden Globes for her 2014 film “Selma.” While Ava didn’t take home the statuette, the nomination further solidified what viewers felt since reliving the historic Alabama march on the big screen — Ava is deserving of an award, because “Selma” […]

Steve Harvey was in for a huge treat during his 58th birthday celebration. On Friday, Harvey’s self-titled talk show prepared big surprises to mark the occasion which actually is on Jan. 17, by informing the multi-hyphenated star his hometown of Cleveland declared his birthday Steve Harvey Day! Harvey also learned the city named a portion of […]

Kevin Hart is on the promo trail for his film “The Wedding Ringer,” in theaters today, and the pint-sized comedian stopped by “The Breakfast Club” to chat about the flick, the time he spilled drinks on Jay Z and Beyonce and why he’s one of the dopest individuals in the world. While we were listening, […]