What a weekend… Following nationwide protests and high tension surrounding the George Zimmerman trial, BET will give us a behind-the-scenes look at ‘Fruitvale Station’, airing ‘Fruitvale Station: The Story of Oscar Grant’ tonight
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Oakland locals showed up strong for Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old young man shot and killed by a police officer in 2009, selling out several screenings of Fruitvale Station on opening night, Friday, July 12, 2013.
Another new poster has been revealed for Ryan Coogler’s harrowing Oscar Grant film ‘Fruitvale Station,’ winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature at Cannes and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at Sundance 2013.
As we’d hoped, ‘Fruitvale Station,’ a film based on the 2009 murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant won the “Prize of the Future” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Well Gladiators, it appears you made Scandal the most-watched broadcast ever during its second season finale on May 16th.
A gripping official trailer has surfaced for Sundace darling ‘Fruitvale Station,’ which tells the story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, killed by a BART police officer in 2009.
With its 8 million+ weekly viewers aka “Gladiators,” ABC’s Scandal has unsurprisingly been renewed for a third season, while Grey’s Anatomy is going strong toward its tenth.
‘Fruitvale Station’ director Ryan Coogler will be honored along with late film critic Roger Ebert at the third-annual Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in West Hollywood.
The White Mandigos (Murs, Darryl Jenifer, and Sacha Jenkins SHR) address Black self-hatred in their audacious new music video for “Mandingo Rally.”
‘Fruitvale Station,’ the film based on the 2009 murder of Oscar Grant is on its way to the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in May.
People’s 2013 Most Beautiful List includes Kerry Washington, Kelly Rowland, Halle Berry, and Gabrielle Union.
‘Middle of Nowhere’ director Ava DuVernay has won Tribeca Film Institute’s inaugural Heineken Affinity Award — $20,000 and year round support for future projects.
Temptation’s harmful messages about HIV and women’s bodies allows White critics to finally be honest about Tyler Perry’s films.
TIME Magazine’s 2013 issue of the 100 most influential people features Jay-Z, Malala Yousafzai, Jennifer Lawrence, Rand Paul, Elon Musk, Li Na, and Aamir Khan.
Antoine Fuqua, who’s in the UK promoting ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ says that Hollywood isn’t exactly “racist.”
Die in a sea of adorableness while flipping through the newly launched Mocha Kid Magazine.
As Black History Month comes to a close, we share this adorable campaign by photographer Eunique Jones titled, “Because of them, we can…”
Heartwarming gifs of Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll in 1961’s ‘Paris Blues’ leads to reflecting on what we are actually learning from Black History Month.
Now that the 2013 Sundance Film Festival has come to an end, we’re proud to learn that ‘Fruitvale,’ takes home the Grand Jury Prize among dramatic films!
As criticisms fly back and forth over ‘Django Unchained,’ the move’s lead actor, Jamie Foxx, has finally responded to Spike Lee’s diss, calling the director “shady” and “irresponsible.”