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Join Denzel Washington & Viola Davis in 1950’s Pittsburgh In The Trailer for ‘Fences’

One can expect a certain amount of greatness and magic when both Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are cast as the leads for a film. This Christmas Eve, the two will star in the on screen adaption of August Wilson’s play, Fences. Having each received Tony Awards for their performances of the play in 2010, the…

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Denzel Washington Honored With Cecil B. DeMille Award At 2016 Golden Globes

“A single name can define an artist who is a peer and equal of all the legends. And if ‘Washington’ doesn’t ring out loud enough, then let that first name carry all the weight: that name is Denzel.” —Tom Hanks Denzel Washington was honored at the 2016 Golden Globes by friend and peer Tom Hanks with…

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Solange Named Harvard Foundation’s 2018 Artist of the Year

Congratulations are in order for our very own and founder, Solange, for being named the 2018 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year! After the debut of her acclaimed album A Seat at the Table in 2016, Solange used her voice and creativity to advocate for representation, political justice, and diversity within the arts, including the…

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Interview: Chloe x Halle’s Symphony Gets Sweeter

Having won our hearts over early in their career beginnings on YouTube, sister duo Chloe x Halle are a force among today’s best talent. The Bailey sisters are human vessels of the celestial energy and positivity that comes across in their original music via their individually unique vocal textures, high-vibrational harmonies and colorful musicianship. Chloe…

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ICYMI: Oprah Winfrey is the First Black Woman to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

As Golden Globe season approaches, we’re reminded of just how much catching up the entertainment industry has to do. But on the bright side, Oprah Winfrey breaks another ceiling as she will be the first Black woman to receive the Golden Globe’s prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award. Joining the ranks of Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep,…

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ICYMI: Jordan Peele and Spike Lee are Filming a New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

Two known crowd-rattlers are teaming up to add another historical Black film to their impressive resumes. Get Out creator Jordan Peele has recruited veteran direction from Spike Lee to produce Black Klansman, a film about an African American man who infiltrates the KKK in 1978. Based on a true story, Ron Stallworth was a Black Colorado detective who answered a…

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‘Moonlight,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Fences’ Earn Fully Merited Oscar Nominations

There won’t be another #OscarsSoWhite this year and we’re really glad about it. Formally known as the Academy Awards, The Oscars has revealed all nominations for its 89th annual award ceremony airing February 26, 2017. And with most of our favorites raking in nods under several categories, we’re going to be tuned in and ready…

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The Best of Black History Month 2016

Black History Month 2016 may have come and gone, but it will never be forgotten. It was a February of epic proportions that blessed us with Black magic from sea to shining sea. From Beyoncé shouting out her love for hot sauce and afros to Black Twitter turning up the blogisphere with #TrapCovers, Black America…

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Edward Buckles To Curate ‘Katrina Babies’ Documentary

A winter-welcoming chill was in the air as 20-something, New Orleans’ filmmaker Edward Buckles took his seat, poolside at his charming apartment. Soothing jazz mellowed in the background as Edward recanted the year, recently graduating from Dillard University and landing a teaching job at the inner-city Algiers Technology Academy. In between takes of teaching young…

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