Black Hollywood

Daniel Kaluuya Responds to Samuel L. Jackson’s Criticism of ‘Get Out’ Casting

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I Resent That I Have to Prove I’m Black — Daniel Kaluuya Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya is responding to Samuel L. Jackson‘s criticism that the film, which has earned tons of praise from critics and fans alike, about British actors as African-Americans. Samuel said...

#BlackWomenRock on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Cover

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Janelle Monae, Lupita Nyong’o, Ruth Negga and Aja Naomi King are just a couple of the actresses featured on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue cover and they look absolutely amazing! With the women in hues of gold and pink, the shoot was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz,...

Open Thread: #WhenTheBoughBreaks — Are You Here For The Black Romantic Thriller Trend?

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Now that Hollywood has finally warmed up to the idea that a movie with African American leads can perform well at the box office without the actors being slaves, there’s no question we’ll be seeing a lot more of the genre that’s seen the most success as...

Ava DuVernay Becomes First African American Woman To Direct A Film With A $100 Million Budget

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Ava DuVernay continues to elevate her Hollywood status, becoming the first black woman to direct a film with a $100 million budget, as she sets out to helm Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time. DuVernay first became recognized in the film industry through her visually-captivating independent films,...

The Cast Of Black Panther Is So Black And We Love It

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It’s official. #BlackPanther #SDCC2016 pic.twitter.com/0Cs3kkZldQ — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) July 24, 2016 What Wonder Woman lacks in color, Black Panther more than makes up for in straight up blackness. At Comic-Con this weekend, the movie’s director, Ryan Coogler, announced that supporting Chadwick Boseman in the flick’s title...

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 post shared by TheYBF (@theybf_daily) on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:53pm PDT Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union dropped...