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Taraji P. Henson's Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

Taraji P. Henson’s Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

by Jamilah King on March 4 2015, 10:40AM

The Oscar-nominated actress got more big news this week.

Topics: Culture

Michelle Rodriguez Defends Her 'Stop Stealing White People's Superheroes' Comment

Michelle Rodriguez Defends Her ‘Stop Stealing White People’s Superheroes’ Comment

by Jamilah King on March 2 2015, 2:56PM

She says people of color to develop their own mythologies within Hollywood.

Topics: Culture

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:26AM

Did you expect anything less?

Topics: Culture

Oscars Remix: 9 Coming-of-Age Films About People Who Aren't White Males

Oscars Remix: 9 Coming-of-Age Films About People Who Aren’t White Males

by Jamilah King on February 20 2015, 7:00AM

The Oscars voting pool is 94 percent white, 77 percent male and heavily populated by people in their 60s. #OscarsSoWhite, we’re showcasing 9 must-see movies about young people of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Former Oscar Winner Mo'Nique: 'I'm Just a Girl From Baltimore'

Former Oscar Winner Mo’Nique: ‘I’m Just a Girl From Baltimore’

by Jamilah King on February 19 2015, 11:30AM

In the five years since her “Precious” win she’s been shut out of Hollywood.

Topics: Culture

12k Sign Petition to Stop Hollywood's Whitewashing

12k Sign Petition to Stop Hollywood’s Whitewashing

by Jamilah King on January 15 2015, 2:28PM

Scarlett Johanssen has been tapped to play the lead in the American adaptation of a Japanese sci-fi film.

Topics: Culture

Shonda Rhimes: 'I Haven't Broken Through Any Glass Ceilings'

Shonda Rhimes: ‘I Haven’t Broken Through Any Glass Ceilings’

by Jamilah King on December 10 2014, 4:03PM

She spoke at The Hollywood Reporter Women in Hollywood Breakfast this morning.

Topics: Culture

Ryan Potter of 'Big Hero 6' Talks About Hapa Actors, Diversity in Casting

Ryan Potter of ‘Big Hero 6’ Talks About Hapa Actors, Diversity in Casting

by Jamilah King on November 6 2014, 1:00PM

The film hit theaters this weekend.

Topics: Culture

'Dear White People' Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

‘Dear White People’ Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 10:26AM

The film expands to 350 theaters in the top 75 markets on October 24th

Topics: Culture

'Kalinda' Has the Best Possible Reason for Leaving 'The Good Wife'

‘Kalinda’ Has the Best Possible Reason for Leaving ‘The Good Wife’

by Jamilah King on October 16 2014, 11:27AM

Say goodbye to Lockhart/Gardner’s best investigator.

Topics: Culture

Actress Elizabeth Peña's Nephew: 'She Was Our Star'

Actress Elizabeth Peña’s Nephew: ‘She Was Our Star’

by Jamilah King on October 16 2014, 10:54AM

She died of natural causes on Wednesday.

Topics: Culture

Catherine Zeta-Jones as Griselda Blanco? It's Happening

Catherine Zeta-Jones as Griselda Blanco? It’s Happening

by Jamilah King on October 3 2014, 10:02AM

And so are more conversations about brownface in Hollywood.

Topics: Culture

A Possibly Whitewashed James Brown Film Pulls in $14 Million at the Box Office

A Possibly Whitewashed James Brown Film Pulls in $14 Million at the Box Office

by Jamilah King on August 4 2014, 10:11AM

“Our entire history has been given over to white writers,” says one black screenwriter.

Topics: Culture

Will the James Brown Biopic Truly Capture the Godfather of Soul?

Will the James Brown Biopic Truly Capture the Godfather of Soul?

by Jamilah King on August 1 2014, 7:00AM

The new James Brown film is one of a handful that revisit the legacies of pioneering African-American musicians. But will their political legacies be sanitized in the process?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Actor James Shigeta and Hollywood's 'Stigma of Asian Leading Men'

Actor James Shigeta and Hollywood’s ‘Stigma of Asian Leading Men’

by Jamilah King on July 31 2014, 11:26AM

It’s still strong.

Topics: Culture

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color Infographic

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 11:39AM

Sci-fi and fantasy blockbusters are still overwhelmingly white and male.

Topics: Culture

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:31AM

The actress says she’s proud to take on queer roles.

Topics: Culture

Casting Call for 'Straight Outta Compton' Biopic is Really Racist

Casting Call for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Biopic is Really Racist

by Jamilah King on July 17 2014, 11:48AM

This is how bad films are made.

Topics: Culture

Video: Black Women Run Hollywood Play

Video: Black Women Run Hollywood

by Jamilah King on June 16 2014, 1:49PM

Alfre Wooodard explains the secret.

Topics: Culture

Infographic: Yes, Hollywood Is Still an Unequal Place for Black Filmmakers Infographic

Infographic: Yes, Hollywood Is Still an Unequal Place for Black Filmmakers

by Jamilah King on April 14 2014, 2:34PM

African-Americans’ buying power tops $1 billion, but the film industry doesn’t reflect that reality.

Topics: Culture

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