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Lifetime Announces ‘Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B’ Biopic Premiere Date + Photos

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Following the controversy surrounding the “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” biopic, that eventually led Disney star Zendaya Coleman to back out — Lifetime has finally settled on a premiere date. On Thursday, Lifetime announced the biopic is slated to debut Nov. 15. The network also released photos of...

10 Rational Fears Black People Should Have Regarding “Dear White People”

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Hailed as the must-see satire of the year, Dear White People, writer-director Justin Simien’s feature length directorial debut has experienced a cacophonous reception since it took home the Sundance Film Festival’s prestigious U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent. Even more buzz worthy are...

No Good Deed is Box Office Hit: Did You See It?

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No Good Deed was a box office success this weekend! Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson proved that not every black movie has to be a love story or about slavery.  The movie took the no. 1 spot at box offices this weekend and earned $24.5 million in...

Black Love on Film: Nefertite Nguvu’s “In the Morning” to Premiere at NYC’s 18th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival

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Without question, cult classics like “Love Jones” and “Love & Basketball” have firmly established their place atop the list of go-to movies that portray black love in all its glory. For everyone who still swoons each time Darius delivers “A Blues For Nina (Brotha to...

‘Africa Does Not Need A Savior, America Needs A Savior’

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Framed, a new film that rejects America’s white savior complex.