Actress Viola Davis is set to star in and produce an upcoming HBO biopic on abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, women’s rights activist and Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman.
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Watch: Elizabeth Banks & Nate Parker Search for Common’s Missing Child in ‘Every Secret Thing’ Trailer
Enjoy the official trailer for Amy J. Berg’s engrossing psychological thriller ‘Every Secret Thing,’ starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Nate Parker, and Common.
Netflix has announced that its top-performing original series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is set to return for a fourth season in 2016.
Dreamworks’ animated comedy ‘Home,’ starring Rihanna and Jim Parsons, topped this weekend’s box office with a sweet $54 million.
Rihanna’s concept album for Dreamworks’ ‘Home’ will include “Towards The Sun,” a mid-tempo pop/R&B anthem driven by motivational lyrics, pounding drums and beautifully layered harmonies.
Director Göran Hugo Olsson visualizes Frantz Fanon’s analysis of the dehumanizing effects of colonization in ‘Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense.’
Issa Rae will soon make her book debut with a collection of essays named after her award–winning hit series ‘The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,’ out February 2015.
Hilarious “gangsta vegan” blog Thug Kitchen is expanding on its viral success with the release of its first cookbook, ‘Thug Kitchen: The Official Cookbook: Eat Like You Give a F*ck’, out on October 7th.
This is our first look at Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton in a dramedy titled ‘Ruth & Alex,’ which is set to make its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) next month.
Ricky Whittle, who plays the heartthrob “Grounder” named Lincoln on The CW’s post-apocalyptic drama ‘The 100,’ talks about the experience of filming those brutal torture scenes.
Summer Reading – Check out these five books that defy the absence of people of color in mainstream post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.
‘Half Of A Yellow Sun,’ an epic Nigerian drama starring Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (’12 Years A Slave’) and Thandie Newton (‘For Colored Girls’), is set for a U.S. premiere on May 16th in New York City.
Whoopi Goldberg, Tichina Arnold, Mekhi Phifer Cast in ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short’ Film Adaptation
Terry McMillan’s 2001 Best Selling novel, ‘A Day Late and a Dollar Short,’ will be adapted for film with an all-star cast led by Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Grammy winner Whoopi Goldberg.
American Ballet Theatre’s sole Black ballerina Misty Copeland, whose memoir is out March 4th, is profiled in Teen Vogue’s March 2014 issue.
Transgender activist Janet Mock (and those amazing curls) recently sat down with Melissa H. Perry to speak on trans visibility and her new memoir ‘Redefining Realness,’ which released February 4th.
Mariah Carey is currently in process of releasing a holiday themed children’s book with her husband Nick Cannon titled, ‘Roc and Roe’s Twelve Days of Christmas.’
Demi Lovato’s multi-book deal includes ‘Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year,’ set to release November 19th, which will feature tweets the singer/actress wrote about her life during her rough time before and after her stint in rehab.
Rapper Bun B and illustrator Shea Serrano have teamed for a fun new project, Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book, described as “what every hip-hop head wishes they had as a child” by the Washington Post.
NBC is looking to make our skin crawl with its gory new series ‘Hannibal,’ based on iconic cannibalistic Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
Both awesomeness and tragedy are found in the case of fantasy author Scott Lynch defending his character, Zamira Drakasha, who appears in his 2007 ‘Red Seas Under Red Skies,’ the second novel of the ‘Gentleman Bastard’ series.