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As Prince once sagely said, all the critics love you in New York—that is, if your name is Regina. That’s the case for 2018, when Regina Hall and Regina King garnered acting accolades from the New York Film Critics Circle.

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The 56th New York Film Festival premiered If Beale Street Could Talk at the legendary Apollo Theatre on Tuesday night in Harlem.

The post ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ makes its debut at the historic Apollo Theatre appeared first on theGrio.

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“Trust love, all the way.” Those are the final words of Barry Jenkins’ full-length trailer for his adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, which was released by Annapurna pictures on Thursday morning.

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If there was a signature color at the 2018 Emmys, it was pink. Yara Shahidi (in Gucci), nominee Tracee Ellis Ross (in Valentino Haute Couture), and award winner Thandie Newton (in Brandon Maxwell) all showed up in rosy hues, as did several other celebs, who wore shades ranging from blush to bold pink.

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  The 70th annual Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles on Monday night, and we were a bit disappointed by the lack of color in the winner’s circle. Despite the fact that this year’s event boasted a record number of Black nominees, with 29 actors of color up for a coveted award, less than […]

The post ‘RuPauls Drag Race’ nabs Emmy for Best Reality Competition Series appeared first on theGrio.

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  The 2018 Emmy Awards were a bit of a snooze fest until Regina King won the award for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her stirring role in Seven Seconds. The actress starred in the Netflix series as grieving mother, Latrice Butler, who is seeking justice for her son who was […]

The post Regina King wins Emmy for ‘Seven Seconds’ role: ‘I want to curse right now’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Fire up your Google calendar and your Outlook — there’s plenty of dope stuff out there to plug in for your fall viewing pleasure. You may have already caught Fox’s new Rel, starring LilRel Howery, and there’s also All American starring Daniel Ezra, Bre-Z and Taye Diggs (out on The CW on Oct. 10). This […]

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Barry Jenkins picked the perfect day to share the trailer for his long-awaited film, If Beale Street Could Talk. He posted the clip on social media in honor of James Baldwin‘s birthday (Baldwin penned the novel the film is based on.) “For me, August 2nd has always been a day to pay tribute, so… a […]

The post Barry Jenkins shares breathtaking trailer for James Baldwin’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ appeared first on theGrio.

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  The nominees for the 2018 Emmys have been announced and it looks like it has been a big year for Black folks on television. There’s a lot more melanin than usual in the long list of actors and personalities in the running for a trophy and we couldn’t be happier about it. Colin Jost […]

The post Issa Rae, John Legend, Donald Glover, and more snag Emmy nominations appeared first on theGrio.

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Seven Seconds stars Clare-Hope Ashley (Shots Fired), Regina King(American Crime), and Russel Hornsby (Fences) tackle hot button issues of judicial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism in this compelling Netflix drama from creator and executive producer, Veena Sud. TheGrio was front and center at the show’s red carpet premiere in Beverly Hills. When an African-American […]

The post VIDEO: ‘Seven Seconds’ cast on revealing the pain behind police brutality in new Netflix series appeared first on theGrio.

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There is a new star emerging in Hollywood and her name is Clare-Hope Ashitey. The London-born actress is in Netflix’s new crime series, Seven Seconds and plays an assistant district attorney who is fighting her own demons while seeking truth and justice. “She is flawed which is real. She’s layered and multi-faceted and I think that was important […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Clare-Hope Ashitey on her ‘Seven Seconds’ role and race relations in the UK appeared first on theGrio.

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In September 2016, veteran actress and director Regina King accepted her second Emmy in a row for outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie for her role in the ABC’s American Crime. Just the year before, in her 2015 acceptance speech, she took time out to thank her mother and grandmother “who taught […]

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