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  • SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO The legendary showcase with the toughest audience returns MON DEC 5 on FOX! Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, a two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series, in which Harvey will celebrate his return to the famed theater, where he launched his own…

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Interviews Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Stars of ‘Fences’ NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sits down with The Hollywood Reporter to interview Viola Davis and Denzel Washington who star in the upcoming film adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulizter Prize winning play ‘Fences.’

  • Guest star Phylicia Rashad in the “What We May Be” ep. of EMPIRE Diana Isn’t Happy About Cookie’s Tardiness | Season 3 Ep. 7 | EMPIRE Angelo and Diana wait for Cookie to arrive at the fundraiser. The drama returns in Season Three, as the battle continues for the Soul of Empire. Each member of…

  • Starring: Will Smith, Keira Knightley, and Kate Winslet Collateral Beauty Official Trailer When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely, his colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.

  • Let’s take a long reflective walk… around the park… after dark. “In Time…” Short Film Directed by @frankfaucette

  • Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls, The Princess & The Frog) stars as Dr. Eva Fletcher, incoming President of Georgia A&M University. Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Billions, American Gangster, Lackawana Blues) is the ruthless Band Director with his sights on taking her down. Trailer looks great. With this cast and story-line, all helmed by Rob Hardy(Think Like a Man,…

  • Black is the New Black Episode 4/4, 27th November 2016

  • Black is the New Black Episode 3/4, 20th November 2016

  • Black is the New Black Episode 2/4, 13th November 2016

  • This is a great and needed series. “Black is the New Black,” Episode 1 Full BBC Documentary 2016 celebrating Britain’s black community. Documentary series celebrating Britain’s black community. Episode one explores both arriving and growing up in Britain through intimate interviews with prominent black Britons. Exceptional figures from politics, business, sport, culture, religion and science…

  • Glad to see Nia Long back on screen in a challenging lead role. One of our favorites. Can’t wait to check this one out! Beaches: Official Trailer (ft. Idina Menzel & Nia Long) | Premieres January 21 8/7c | Lifetime Grammy® and Tony® Award winner Idina Menzel (Frozen) and NAACP Image Award winner Nia Long…

  • The New Edition Story: ‘You’re Not My Kind of Girl’ Music Video Premieres Jan. 24 The Choreography is on point! you can see they went for accuracy in this mini-music video in the lead up to the New Edition Miniseries from BET. Tuesday Jan. 24 at 9P/8C

  • Q&A with Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sidney of FENCES. Moderated by Jenelle Riley, Variety.

  • Viola Davis and Denzel Washington talk about taking “Fences” from the stage to the big screen. Davis explains what she never got right on stage that she finally understood in the film version, and Washington talks about directing himself and his actors.

  • Yvonne Orji, the breakout star of HBO’s new show Insecure, stopped by the studio on Friday to talk with The Breakfast Club. Yvonne talked about playing a sexually free character named Molly on the show while being a 32-year-old virgin in real life. Yvonne also talked about her Nigerian roots, strong faith, and her first…

  • Coming December 6th. Off the cuff and out of this world. Blowing minds with music, stand-up and improvised scenes from the sitcom in his mind. Reggie Watts: Spatial on Netflix.

  • Prada and David O. Russell put together a racially-diverse and ambitious retro-futuristic short film. Highly stylized and as fashionable as you would expect a Prada film to be, it’s a great reminder of how classic Black and White filmmaking can be. Written and directed by David O. Russell Produced by Anonymous Content and Hi! Production…

  • “Love, New York” is a short comedy film starring Sydney Morton as Carmen; a struggling New York Actress who accidentally grabs the wrong cup of coffee on her way to an important audition, leaving her fighting a lot more than just nerves. Written and Directed by Dionna McMillian. Social Media http://facebook.com/lovenewyorkfilm http://twitter.com/dionnafilm http://dionnam.com

  • Not quite sure we need another Barack Obama film this soon (on the fence about the other one as well) but this one looks well done. A strong trailer backed by the soulful-stylings of Anthony Hamilton shows the gritty rise of our 44th President in 1980’s NYC. Do we run the risk of overdoing the…

  • Close to the Enemy Episode 2 clip | Acorn TV In this clip Angela Bassett is radiant, as usual, as an ex-pat musician in the UK. Suspicions of her leftist leanings follow her across the pond. An all-star cast including Jim Sturgess, Alfred Molina, Angela Bassett, Alfie Allen, Lindsay Duncan, Charlotte Riley, and August Diehl…

  • Angela Bassett featured in Close to the Enemy an Acorn TV Original | Premiered November 14 Angela Bassett plays a sultry Piano/Lounge singer in what looks to be an action packed espionage drama. Can’t wait to see Angela spread her wings again as her often under-utilized acting ability is on display in the trailer. As…

  • Q&A with Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Oprah Winfrey. Moderated by Jim Halterman, TV Guide Magazine. GREENLEAF takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerousas the faithful. Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for…

  • NEW SNEAK PEEK FROM THE FILM HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit,…

  • A shrewd teenager and her wisecracking best friend plan to get rich or die trying by following in the footsteps of a flashy female drug dealer. CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED CANNES CAMÉRA D’OR WINNER #Divines | Official Trailer [HD] | #Netflix

  • What Gwen Ifill taught us – Tribute Video In honor of beloved NewsHour co-anchor Gwen Ifill, who passed away on Monday, members of the NewsHour family — past and present — remember the wisdom she shared. #GwenIfill

  • Diehard New Yorker, funny girl comedian, Amanda Seales, is faced with a series of shenanigans that have her questioning if NY truly hearts her. Will she stay in the City or make the move to the west coast? Created by and starring Amanda Seales. Check out more from Amanda at AmandaSeasles.com & @AmandaSeales #GetYourLifeSeries

  • Kanye West: I would have voted for Donald Trump, if I had voted. Kanye West – RANTS THEN LEAVES AFTER BARELY 3 SONGS [Live @ Golden 1 Center, Sacramento 11/19/16]

  • 100 STREETS, a powerful ensemble drama, follows three contrasting and interwoven stories as they play out in one square mile of modern day London. A former rugby player, Max (Idris Elba), struggles to find a life off the field while fighting to save his marriage to former actress Emily (Gemma Arterton). Kingsley (Franz Drameh of…

  • Nick Cannon stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about his new R&B mixtape, but the conversation quickly took a turn to the entertainer’s personal life.

  • A pivotal moment of escape. Until he reaches higher ground. Short film starring and directed by Frank Faucette @frankfaucette

  • “Wild In The Wind” – Full Movie. Directed and Written by Ejiro Okorodudu, “Wild In The Wind” is a psychological drama which serves as her directorial debut. The short film stars Ejiro Okorodudu and Rufaro Chinyanganya. “Wild In The Wind” chronicles a day in the life of a young Woman (Okorodudu) as she fights with…

  • All (Vanessa Bayer, Aidy Bryant, Beck Bennett, Cecily Strong) but two friends (Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock) are surprised by Donald Trump’s victory while watching the election results roll in.

  • Tracey is very distracted during prayer. Watch more Chewing Gum now on All 4 | http://channel4.com/programmes/chewing-gum e4 on Twitter: https://twitter.com/E4Tweets | Facebook: https://facebook.com/E4

  • Airs Tuesdays, November 15-22, 2016 at 8/7c on PBS. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Stokely Carmichael to Barack Obama, James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made, and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain.

  • Host Dave Chappelle jokes about Donald Trump being elected president and how being rich has changed his life.

  • Dave Chappelle hosts Saturday Night Live on November 12, 2016, with musical guest A Tribe Called Quest.

  • In his new film, director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon James Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. to explore and bring a fresh and…

  • Download/Stream Black America Again: Download: http://smarturl.it/daBAA Stream: http://smarturl.it/rBAA Spotify: http://smarturl.it/sBAA Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/amBAA Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gBAA Tidal: http://smarturl.it/tBAA Soundcloud: http://smarturl.it/scBAA iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iBAA Amazon: http://smarturl.it/aBAA Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gBAA More From COMMON: http://www.thinkcommon.com http://www.facebook.com/common http://twitter.com/common http://instagram.com/common http://smarturl.it/CommonSpotify Music video by Common performing Black America Again. (C) 2016 Def Jam Recordings, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. (ARTium…

  • Reelblack sat down with filmmaker Tanya Hamilton to talk about her debut feature, NIGHT CATCHES US. Filmed entirely in Philadelphia, it took nearly 10 years to develop and stars Kerry Washington and Anthony Mackie. A hit at the Sundance Film Festival and Lincoln Center’s New Directors/New Films, It opens in Philadelphia, New York and Santa…

  • Doctor Strange: Chiwetel Ejiofor “Mordo” Behind the Scenes Movie Interview

  • Director: Dorian Chandler Trailer Editor: Steliyan Nikolov Film Description: America is a country that is run by money. The desire and ability to be financially intelligent is arguably the single most important factor in determining whether a person is going to end up at the top of the pile or at the bottom. Being black…

  • Attorney Antonio Moore and Political commentator Yvette Carnell have a candid conversation about the results from Election Night 2016. What does a Trump presidency mean to Black America? How did Hillary Clinton lose African American Support? They also answer the question what does this mean for the legacy of Barack Obama?

  • Romany Malco sits down with Tariq Nasheed, Sarah and Kris on the new show IZM radio. They talk about the film Almost Christmas, Health, Romany’s new film Prison Logic, and what internet star does he thinks is a natural! http://izmradio.com

  • Dave Chappelle’s mad as hell that some people think he’s backing Donald Trump — and he’s putting the reporter who started all the buzz in his place. TMZ caught up with the legendary comedian Monday outside Soho Grand in NYC. He was visibly and hysterically dismayed about the reaction to his gig at The Cutting…

  • Last Thursday Nov. 6 Black Hollywood lost a brother, a friend, and an excellent actor on the verge of being a force to be reckoned with. He was on his way for sure, taken too soon. Anyone that knew him knew he was one of those people who lit up the room, always a smile,…

  • See the full discussion post the premiere screening of Moonlight at 2016’s Toronto International Film Festival with Barry Jenkins & Cast. The second feature from writer-director Barry Jenkins (Medicine for Melancholy) follows its young protagonist from childhood to adulthood as he navigates the dangers of drugs and violence in his depressed Florida neighbourhood, in addition…

  • The grandson of the late Mildred Loving criticizes the latest Hollywood biopic depicting the woman and her husband Richard Loving’s fight to be legally married in 1958. The film “Loving” — directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga — is about that legal fight striking down Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act that…

  • The Kenyan feature film KATI KATI, produced by One Fine Day Films, celebrated its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. Director Mbithi Masya has been awarded the FIPRESCI Discovery Award by the International Association of Film Critics for this film in Toronto. The director as well as the producers Tom Tykwer…

  • (New York) – Blacktree TV sits down with Ava DuVernay, Writer & Director of the new documentary ’13TH’, which highlights the loophole in the 13 Amendment that allows “slavery” to still exist here in America in the 21st century. ’13TH’ premieres globally October 7th on Netflix. Follow the conversation on social media: @#13thFilm and 13thFilm…

  • Starring: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and Madina Nalwanga Queen of Katwe Interview – Lupita Nyong’o (2016) – Biopic An Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.