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'Afraid Of Dark' Doc Focuses On Fear Of Black Men [WATCH]

In modern times, many Black males have fallen victim to their criminalization based on systematic forms of racism.

Filmmaker Mya B. is honoring these young black males — … 302 more words

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What Ava DuVernay Knew About Her Oscar Snub That You Didn’t

It looks likes Ava DuVernay saw into the future, and we didn’t. Despite Selma and its director being a fan favorite, DuVernay  knew she wasn’t going to be nominated for best director and predicted as much in a just published interview with Entertainment Weekly.  132 more words

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Alexandra Shipp Tapped to Play Storm in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Looks like Alexandra Shipp is slated to take the reigns as storm in the latest installment of the X-Men film series, X-Men: Apocalypse, due in theatres May 27, 2016. 70 more words


What’s On Netflix? Here’s A Full List Of Shows Coming And Leaving

The third season of Netflix’s original series House Of Cards returns at the end of next month but the streaming platform has dozens of other TV shows constantly coming and going in rotation. 409 more words

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Ratchet Reality TV Decreases Empathy, Increases Aggression Towards Black Women

Sil Lai Abrams, a domestic violence activist and founder of Truth in Reality joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the impact reality TV is having on how women of color are being treated and the movement to change how women of color are being represented in the media. 312 more words


Anika Noni Rose Nabs TV/Film Rights to ‘Bone Street Rumba’

Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose has optioned TV/Film rights to Daniel José Older’s urban fantasy book series Bone Street Rumba.

The first installment, Half-Resurrected Blues, was published on January 6 by Penguin’s Roc Books imprint and centers on character Carlos Delacruz, an agent in the “New York Council Of The Dead.” He’s a so-called in-betweener, living in a kind of purgatory after his own death, and he encounters others in a similar demi-monde. 64 more words