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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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