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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Pays Tenderly Warm Homage to Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’

As the art world continues to welcome diverse creators, the recent influx of Black art taking mainstream industries by storm has been a much needed glimmer of light amidst all of today’s calamities. But before our demands for representation were ever given an ear, a few institutions and agencies, like the Alvin Ailey American Dance…

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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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Tracee Ellis Ross, Viola Davis, Donald Glover & More Take Home Golden Globe Awards

Last night, the 74th Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and American television of 2016. With a wide array of deserving nominees in each category, we are more than proud that of some our favorites not only received rightful recognition for their work, but also walked away with actual Golden Globe awards. Hosted…

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The 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Are In

The NAACP has announced the nominees for their 48th NAACP Image Awards and they didn’t disappoint. Congratulations to our very own Solange who was nominated for six awards including, Outstanding Female, Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song and A Seat at the Table was nominated for Outstanding Album. Beyonce also was nominated for six awards…

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The 74th Annual Golden Globes Announces it’s Nominees

When we look back at 2016, we can safely say it was a good year for Black representation on screen. With shows like The Get Down, Atlanta, Insecure, Luke Cage and so many more, the world got a peek at what we hope will continue for people of color in film and television. Films like Berry…

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The Writer Behind The Play That Birthed ‘Moonlight’ Will Soon Lead Yale’s Playwriting Department

Tarell Alvin McCraney has been named the chair of the Playwright Department at Yale’s School of Drama. The returning alumnus, who graduated in 2007, wrote the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, which initially inspired the critically acclaimed film Moonlight. In a statement, McCraney said, “This return to Yale marks a need in myself to…

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Hannah Beachler Is One Of Hollywood’s Leading Black Creative Masterminds

Hannah Beachler is Hollywood’s only high-level Black female production designer – a title and real life situation she finds hard to believe. Beachler’s mother worked as an interior designer while her father was an architect. Looking from the outside in, her early beginnings certainly gave her a special eye for detail. Fast forward several years…

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