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Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

Codeblack Films Creates Scholarship for Black Film Students

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 11:03AM

The Lionsgate division seeks to help diversify film.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

Taraji P. Henson to Host SNL

by Qimmah Saafir on March 27 2015, 10:32AM

We’re sure there will be plenty of Cookie skits.

Topics: Arts & Culture

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline's Racist Article

ICYMI: The Worst Point from Deadline’s Racist Article

by Qimmah Saafir on March 26 2015, 2:20PM

Writer Nellie Andreeva needs a prayer circle.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

Snoop Dogg Developing Series About the Effects of Reaganomics

by Qimmah Saafir on March 23 2015, 11:53AM

Broadus broadens his creative horizons.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

Ruth Negga Snags Leading Role in Comic Book Drama

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:10PM

Ruth Negga will star in AMC’s “Preacher” in a role originally written for a southern white woman.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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Tituss Burgess of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Calls Racism Accusations Outrageous

by Qimmah Saafir on March 20 2015, 12:05PM

Black star of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” says people are judging the show too soon.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

Shonda Rhimes Says Writing Saved Her Life

by Qimmah Saafir on March 17 2015, 2:30PM

While accepting an LGBTQ organization’s award, Rhimes reveals how she dreamed up Shondaland—“a safe space”—as a little girl.

Topics: Arts & Culture

W. Kamau Bell, Reza Aslan Get New Shows on CNN

W. Kamau Bell, Reza Aslan Get New Shows on CNN

by Jamilah King on March 11 2015, 1:40PM

Get excited!

Topics: /NOW

Eddie Huang Responds to 'Fresh Off the Boat's' Racist Tweet

Eddie Huang Responds to ‘Fresh Off the Boat’s’ Racist Tweet

by Jamilah King on January 30 2015, 2:08PM

Maybe he was right all along.

Topics: Culture

Black Viewers Pushing 'Empire' to Historic Highs

Black Viewers Pushing ‘Empire’ to Historic Highs

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 4:17PM

It’s had four consecutive weeks of growing viewership.

Topics: Culture

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:28AM

They’re making history.

Topics: Culture

'Orange is the New Black' Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

‘Orange is the New Black’ Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

by Jamilah King on June 12 2014, 10:57AM

The actress says she’s on the frontlines of fighting for better representation of people of color.

Topics: Culture

Eddie Huang on 'Fresh Off the Boat': It's a Phrase 'Worn With Pride'

Eddie Huang on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’: It’s a Phrase ‘Worn With Pride’

by Jamilah King on May 19 2014, 1:13PM

The show’s creator responds to critics.

Topics: Culture

Mindy Kaling Has Advice for Young Writers

Mindy Kaling Has Advice for Young Writers

by Jamilah King on May 13 2014, 12:49PM

She did a roundup with The Hollywood Reporter.

Topics: Culture

Here's the Season 2 Trailer for 'Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce' Play

Here’s the Season 2 Trailer for ‘Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce’

by Jamilah King on May 7 2014, 2:56PM

The new season kicks off on June 11.

Topics: Culture

'Mad Men's' First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

‘Mad Men’s’ First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

by Jamilah King on April 21 2014, 11:06AM

And it only took seven seasons.

Topics: Culture

'Boondocks' Creator Aaron McGruder to Produce New Show Called 'Black Jesus'

‘Boondocks’ Creator Aaron McGruder to Produce New Show Called ‘Black Jesus’

by Jamilah King on March 12 2014, 11:30AM

The show will debut later this year on “Adult Swim.”

Topics: Culture

Coca-Cola's Long Culture War

Coca-Cola’s Long Culture War

by Jeff Chang on February 5 2014, 7:00AM

The company’s Super Bowl ad stirred the ire of English-only trolls. But radical, it ain’t.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

'The Boondocks' Season 4 Has an Official Air Date

‘The Boondocks’ Season 4 Has an Official Air Date

by Jamilah King on January 21 2014, 11:20AM

And all is right in the world again.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 1:26PM

The Golden Era of hip-hop is making its way to a TV screen near you.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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