Black Hollywood

Gabrielle Union On The Humanizing Of Animals Over Black Lives At BET Genius Talks Panel

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#BirthOfANation star #GabrielleUnion talks about the importance of telling OUR history in movies at the Genius Talks panel discussion. Do you agree? #BETX #TheBridgeATT @att A video posted by TheYBF (@theybf_daily) on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:53pm PDT Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union dropped...

Chris Rock Breaks His Oscars Silence With Cryptic Tweet

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Chris Rock has remained silent on all things Oscar from the celebrity boycott plans to folks urging him not to host this year’s awards show to the entire #OscarsSoWhite controversy as a whole. But earlier today, Chris tweeted a 15 second video of static with...

Lupita Nyong’o & Ava DuVernay Could Be Bringing Their #BlackGirlMagic to The Big Screen in New Sci-Fi Film

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Ava DuVernay and Lupita Nyong’o could be teaming up for a new sci-fi film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. DuVernay is possibly set to  direct Intelligent Life, a “sci-fi thriller” about a UN worker that falls in love with an alien, to be produced by Steven...

The ‘DuVernay Test’ Measures Meaningful Diversity In Film, Here’s How

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In her New York Times piece on films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Manohla Dargis introduced a new test for meaningful diversity in film. Similar to the Bechdel Test, which measures whether or not women’ on screen presence extends beyond centering around the activities...

Kevin Hart Says His Movies Aren’t Stereotypical

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Kevin Hart took to Twitter to defend his movies, after a person tweeted him and accused them of being stereotypical. “When are black celebs like @KevinHart4real & @MarlonWayans gonna stop doing stereotypical movies?”[email protected]  Hart then responded in a barrage of tweets, defending his ‘art’. From...

Janet Hubert on Hollywood: ‘Ghetto Has Become The New Black’

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Janet Hubert doesn’t bite her tongue. Not one bit. First she went after Jada Pinkett-Smith, and now she’s going after NeNe Leakes, and reality television. In an interview with LA Times, Hubert explained in details why she had an issue with Smith’s video. “I was...