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Black Panther has officially taken over the world and so have the film’s amazing cast. Several of the movie’s stars are gearing up for major projects and we can’t wait to check them out. Here’s a rundown of what’s next for a few of our favorite characters from the film: Letitia Wright ‘Shuri’ isn’t done […]

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We’ve come to know Forest Whitaker as being a big guy harboring even bigger talent. His body of work is peppered with his portrayals of “gentle giant” characters whose outward displays of vulnerability often belie an inner core inner of strength and conviction. Whitaker’s newest role, as Zuri in the much-anticipated Black Panther, once again […]

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The path to racial healing begins with acceptance of one’s mistakes and recompense, according to […]

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PARK CITY, UTAH — Walking the streets of the Sundance Film Festival, you run into some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is one of the many in town pitching a film he helped to produce, Sorry To Bother You, which premiered Saturday night in Park City, and stars Lakeith Stanfield, […]

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There’s a lot going on with regard to what is — or isn’t — happening in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther. Everything has been very tightly held. So, what do we know? The cast is ridiculous, and we can’t wait to see them all on-screen, fighting in the name of Wakanda, the fictional African nation from […]

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When Forest Whitaker graced the Academy Award stage to accept his trophy for bringing Ugandan dictator Idi Amin to life in 2006’s The Last King of Scotland, he was the fourth black man — and the last black man — to accept the best acting honor. Sidney Poitier, Denzel Washington and Jamie Foxx came before […]

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The groundbreaking series about the history of the enslavement of Black people will get a […]

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Tyler Perry The Atlanta-based filmmaker takes the top spot, with $844 million in gross earnings […]

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Cleveland from The Cleveland Show and activist Rev. Jesse Jackson Professor Farnsworth from Futurama and CNN talk […]

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SLIDESHOW - Nelsan Ellis, most widely known as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO original series 'True Blood', has been selected by director Lee Daniels to play the role of Martin Luther King Jr. in his upcoming film, 'The Butler'...

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VIDEO - After months of speculation, filming of a movie about Oscar Grant is underway in the East Bay...

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