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Barry Jenkins Celebrates James Baldwin’s Birthday with Trailer-teaser for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

We’ve been anxious for new developments on Barry Jenkins‘ progress with his film adaption of James Baldwin‘s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and we’ve finally got something. On what would have been the unparalleled author and activist’s 94th birthday, the first official trailer-teaser was unveiled and it’s gloriously gorgeous. In a tweet reverencing this day…

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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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Viola Davis Will Receive Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

When she’s not giving us her all as the mysterious Annalise Keating on Shonda Rhimes‘ How to Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis is either already receiving nods from the Academy for her role in the highly anticipated adaption of August Wilson’s Fences or preparing herself to receive the first star of the new year on the Hollywood…

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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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Elle Magazine Celebrates Diversity In Television With Their Latest Issue

Following trends of diversity, ELLE Magazine celebrates women in television with their February 2016 edition honoring a diverse range of this year’s boundary-breaking women entertainers who have changed the face of television. Featuring only the top five of 32 women, our favorite divas Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson are featured on each of the covers…

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Watch This Mini-Doc On What It Means To Be “Classically Beautiful”

Earlier this year a New York Times journalist referred to Viola Davis as less “classically beautiful” than Keri Washington. This sparked visionary director Quest to create a project surrounding the power of black women through dialogue. It turned out to be a curated a discussion called “Classically Beautiful,” featuring black women of all shapes, sizes, complexions, and personalities. Davis is now the first black woman…

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Viola Davis Makes History With Emmy Award For Best Actress In A Drama

The gifted and talented Viola Davis made history for black women across the globe at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards when she won for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as the mysterious, imperfect Annalise Keating on ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder. For the first time in history, the award was placed…

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