The series makes the rounds back at The Love Train Diner
The show is a half-hour comedy set at The Love Train Diner, a family run…
The series makes the rounds back at The Love Train Diner
The show is a half-hour comedy set at The Love Train Diner, a family run…
Will Packer is staying busy and find out which two new Bille Woodruff projects are coming to screen
What does it really take to successfully release a black film overseas?
'Performing at the 15 city Teen Island Tour alongside Justin Beiber, My World Tour was an exciting experience'
In the future, expect to see Aaron Fresh on the World Stage singing, acting and…
The name of the new series is “If Loving You is Wrong”
The new series, premiering September 2014, follows the relationships of a group of husbands and…
Next up is Holler If Ya Hear Me based on music of Tupac
Kenny Leon won his first career Tony on Sunday night for best director for the…
Actress ordered to pay ex-model beau
A Los Angeles court has stated that the actress must pay Aubry $16,000 a month…
Morgan still listed in critical condition
Kevin Roper, the Wal-Mart driver responsible for the crash that involved comedian, Tracey Morgan, hadn’t…
Actress wins her 6th Tony Award creating milestone
Last night’s win was the 6th time Audra McDonald’s name was called to receive the…
Think Like A Man Too and Da’ Sweet Blood of Jesus are the opening and closing films
The multifaceted themes of the roster of films are reflective of ABFF’s new backdrop, New…
Angela Bassett on board to direct her first film
The movie is due to debut in 2015
Unsought revelations about the author's adoption triggers a joyful and challenging expansion of the definition and experience of family.
Unsought revelations about the author’s adoption—including her connection to a legendary entertainer—triggers a joyful and…
Will turn Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel into a feature film
“It is such an honor to have the opportunity to bring Ms. Adichie’s brilliant book…
'This is a revolutionary model for audiences to be able to communicate with their favorite artists.'
Ryan Leslie has developed a direct artist-to-fan platform
Will launch programs and initiatives to benefit youth in underserved communities in the Caribbean and Miami.
Together, The Sandals Foundation and Wade’s World Foundation will launch programs and initiatives to benefit…
If he signs on, he will play Dr. Bennet Omalu
Will Smith is in talks to star in a drama based on the GQ article,…
Almost a year later, we spotlight some unique aspects of the company.
On October 21, 2013, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Keith Clinkscales fulfilled their dream of bringing…
Award-winning producer schools millennials on the importance of ownership
Producer Swizz Beatz stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about his enrollment in Harvard…
What really happened at the Arsenio Hall Show? Where did Oprah make an appearance recently?
Filming is underway in Trinidad and Tobago on the upcoming comedy “GROWN GIRLS GETAWAY,” starring…
Commemorates the 18th ABFF taking place in New York City
Jeff will be joined by actresses Tika Sumpter and Condola Rashad, as well as entertainment…
Check out some things you may not have known about The ABFF
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Will take place at Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m.
Dr. Maya Angelou’s family has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait…
Academy Award winner continues her rise with new role
According to Entertainment Weekly, Lupita Nyong’o will be in the next installment of the “Star…
The First Lady comes in at number 8
Michelle Obama is the highest ranked Black woman on this year’s list.
New residency at The Venetian has girl power
Before Smokey Robinson brought Australian sensation Human Nature to the Sands Showroom at The Venetian…
Will be on the show with girlfriend, Cicely Evans
The fifth season of “VH1 Couples Therapy with Dr. Jenn” premieres Wednesday, September 10 at…
“[Spike] is definitely somebody who has helped my career, has helped my filmmaking skills, and he has helped me improve my craft”
“I’ve been in film for around 10 years now,” says Wilkins, who most recently was…
OWN airs encore presentations of conversations with the literary icon Sunday, June 1
Oprah Winfrey has sat down with her beloved mentor and internationally acclaimed author Maya Angelou…
'Clueless' actress has a stage to share her views
“Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints amongst her Hollywood peers have spawned national…
Award-winning professional belongs to rare breed
Award-winning stuntman belongs to rare breed of professionals paid to risk personal safety during a…
What do you really know about the producer of Think Like A Man Too?
Will Packer’s first feature film Trois premiered at ABFF in 1999 and he has participated…
Here's a list of the literary icon's best work and must-reads in poetry and autobiographical books
All over the world people are mourning the death of a literary icon, Dr. Maya…
'With so many music delivery options today, you can be anywhere and listen to anything'
Radio was the first place people went for immediate, local information, the newest in music…
Actress, composer, and Hollywood's first female black director
Maya Angelou, singer, dancer, actress, composer, and Hollywood’s first female black director, has died at…
Here’s a little trivia about the Scandal creator and ABC top earning African American female showrunner
Shonda Rhimes is best known as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of three…
'I still get excited when I see raw talent that has the potential to become a huge star'
We’re preparing for Sebastian’s new R&B album Speechless, which drops in June. I’m confident music…
'I consider myself a change agent'
American Black Film Festival Founder Jeff Friday talks about the future of ABFF and independent…
Responses to Wendy Williams comments about him and the show
Master P AKA Percy Miller clears the air on his reality show refuting media gossip…
Nigeria's National Censor Board Refuses to let "Half of a Yellow Sun" play in Cinemas nationwide
“Half of a Yellow Sun”, the sweeping, epic love story about a central cast of…
Jones also Suing Jackson Estate, Sony Music Entertainment for $10 million in royalties, production fees
Photo by Lonnie C.…
Teenager defies enormous odds, accepts award on behalf of filmmakers for PBS series about "failing" school
The National Black Programming Consortium documentary series 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High…
RLJ Entertainment to Release DVD July 15
In God’s Hands features Keke Wyatt, Tommy Ford, Omar Gooding and Cynthia Kaye McWilliams
You think you know all there is to know about the legendary actress?
Ruby Dee was the second oldest Academy Award nominee in the Best Actress in…
Jacob Latimore does his own 10 Facts
Jacob Latimore is one of the featured performers of the African American Festival
The actor served as Host of the Shubert Foundation/MTI Broadway Junior Student Share celebration
Broadway Junior provides performance opportunities to children in New York City public schools who don’t…
The Number One NY Knick fan debuts his latest film at this year's ABFF
Did you know Spike Lee’s latest film was funded through Kickstarter.com?
Fans take issue with groups plan to sell 31-track album to single buyer
Once Upon a Time in Shaolin is a Wu-Tang Clan double album that will be…
Today we feature a cast member from the reality series, Preachers of L.A.
Deitrick Haddon started preaching at the age of 11
Directors, Stars of Africa's hottest new Films descend on New York's Lincoln Center for 21st New York African Film Festival
Mahen Bonetti founder of NYAFF with new band of Africa's stars
After lighting it up at…
Ready to debut Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
Think Like A Man Too and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus ready to debut at…
The rapper decides against pursuing legal action against former engineer who has master recordings since 2002
Jay-Z drops extortion case versus former engineer
Pharell and August Alsina are right behind them with 4 each
Drake, Jay-Z and Beyonce leads the BET Awards nominations with 5 each
Do you know all you need to know about BBD?
Bell Biv DeVoe is a featured performer at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference.
Despite leaked video footage, the music duo proves their brand will remain in tact
Despite controversy around leaked video footage, the brand of Jay Z and Beyonce will remain…
Bounce TV Co-Founder continues his movie magic after hits like Think Like A Man and Ride Along
Will Packer will produce another movie for Universal
Veteran writer will fill in after late-night host replaces Letterman
Black comedy writer to take over for Stephen Colbert later this year.
What do you really know about this talented filmmaker?
Bill Duke will be teaching a Master Class at The American Black Film Festival.
Actor talks winning career move to LA, Spike Lee and comic relief
Exclusive with The Shadow League: Actor Jerrod Carmichael talks Richard Pryor, Spike Lee, and quirky…
The record producer's claim against Death Row records gets thrown out
Judge rules against Dr. Dre in his $3 million lawsuit against Death Row Records
The Epic Records president is the first female to receive this industry honor
This is the first time the award, which has been given out to esteemed executives…
The "Divergent" star supposedly owes $1.3 million in taxes
According to CBS, Mekhi Phifer has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
This group from Saint Paul, Minnesota, will be performing at The African American Festival
With the African American Festival (which will take place June 21-22 in Baltimore at…
Owner: Claims so "blatantly false, insulting and personally damaging" I had to defend against them
We want to update you on a Daily News story we reported on, along…
Singer leaves Def Jam
Music artist Rihanna has left Def Jam and signed with Roc Nation management and label.
Actress says she was shortchanged for sponsored Twitter posts
“Sister, Sister” star Tia Mowry-Hardrict is suing for profits not seen for her social media…
Tribute finally paid to ace black reporter barred by White House Press Corps
The White House Correspondents Association honored Harry McAlpin, the first black reporter to attend a…
'One reason that I started Jackie Christie Inc. was so that I could create jobs and help as many people as possible'
Jackie Christie may be the better half of former NBA star Doug Christie, but rest…
The "10 Facts" series, regarding some of the participants from The American Film Festival starts with the 2014 Ambassador
You think you know all there is to know about Morris Chestnut?
The "10 Facts" series, regarding the performing acts at the Baltimore African American Festival, continues
Are you a Johnny Gill fan?
'We as a people need and deserve to see ourselves in print'
In the age of the internet, most people feel that the best way to obtain…
Producers claim they didn’t see the fight coming
ColorofChange and other industry observers are wondering if the blowup wasn’t bound to happen given…
Prolific rapper partners with the likes of Google and Microsoft to sponsor minorities who have an interest in technology
Prolific rapper Nas partners with the likes of Google and Microsoft to sponsor minorities who…
Singer known for socially conscious lyrics and commitment to a number of causes starts his own organization
Known for socially conscious lyrics and commitment to a number of causes, Raheem Devaughn starts…
Controversial personality will receive the 2,522nd star in the category of Television
Tavis Smiley received his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star on Thursday, April 14th The Hollywood…
We're sure there is at least one thing you didn't know
Continuing our fact filled articles regarding the performing acts at the Baltimore African American Festival…
A celebration of life, music and culture
This year, the festival’s theme is “Happy”
The hit black comedy drama enters its seventh season
Brandy joined the cast of The Game during the season five January 2012 premiere.
Artist to celebrate 30th anniversary of Purple Rain
Musical genius and pop star Prince has a signed a major deal…
'Rock of Ages' creator buys rights to the syndicated music show
Soul Train will be moving onto Broadway in the near future as a theater production
The rappers' organizations, Common Ground and DONDA will spearhead the movement
Common and Kanye West, plan on using their names, influence and organizations to bring hope…
Are you sure you know all about Brandy?
Will you be attending the festival?
The rapper no longer owes Uncle Sam
That’s a hefty amount to clear
Grammy superstar speaks out on Ellen and Oprah Prime
In an all-new episode of “Oprah Prime” airing this Sunday, April 13 at 9 p.m.…
Don't call him an overnight success
Comedic actor opens up about his fans, ex-wife and 18 years in the business
Actor starred in plays, 'Ragtime,' 'Jelly's Last Jam' and 'The Wiz'
Hamilton, who was both a singer and actor, starred in classics like ‘Ragtime,’ ‘Jelly’s Last…
Will you miss McGruder's role on the show?
McGruder seemed to shed light on how he came to the decision
Town Hall taping airs Sunday, March 30 on OWN
Nearly half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Oprah Winfrey and Maria Shriver address…
The Hollywood powerhouse will work on his four television series for now
Will you miss his films?
New album "The Truth" features single "I Blame You."
Growth is a continual part of being a musician
'ANNIE' opens in theaters everywhere Christmas
Take a sneak peek!
The woman behind the AAFFRM
Jones took over in 2008
59th General Assembly of French Master Chefs brings international flavor to Sin City
What happens at the 59th General Assembly of French Master Chefs this week is going…
'A Raisin in the Sun' opens on April 3
The cultural relevance of the play’s central question — What happens to a dream deferred?…
Brandon Dirden plays Dr. Martin Luther King, 'architect of peace', in Broadway's 'All the Way'
For Mr. Dirden, that audiences learn the significance of Dr. King’s political role in helping…
See how network television personality Tamron Hall balances a hectic schedule
The life of a rising network star
NMAAHC Ambassadors champion the museums cause
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is slated to open their doors…
Does the comedian have his hand in too many pies?
Can you name the number of movies or shows Kevin Hart has been in over…
Fox Network picks up series after bidding war
Uptown Magazine reports that Lee Daniels, creator of The Butler, will be working on a…
Michael B. Jordan discusses his love life and character in the film 'That Awkward Moment.'
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with the season comes romantic comedies
Kevin Hart scores with box office hit
Ride Along, the hit film starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, has topped box office…
The star-studded event sponsored by the Lincoln brand, takes place during the week leading up to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards
Will you be attending?
ABFF Hollywood Awards recognize the work of African Americans in the motion picture industry and outstanding films portraying the b lack experience
ABFF Hollywood Awards will be determined by popular vote of the general public
Now that she has been hired, what type of roles will Sasheer play on SNL?
Sasheer Zamata created a huge buzz when it was announced that she would be joining…
Michael Potts discusses his role on "True Detective" and the musical "The Book of Mormon"
You may know Michael Potts from his role as Brother Mouzone from The Wire or…
Is there any must see black tv programming on the air today?
What is your favorite show starring a black lead today? There is Scandal starring Kerry…
Cesar Emanuel of Black Ink Crew has started a new magazine entitled Black Ink
Black Ink will be a bi-monthly magazine that will feature lifestyle content that will show…
Celebrating the recent release of his first album, "On The Other Side," the activist hopes to inspire youth to escape beyond the city limits to achieve their dreams
Have you listened to him before?
Rapper discusses ongoing efforts with No Guns Allowed campaign and solutions to end gun violence
Can Snoop help curb violence in urban communities?
Attendees will get to indulge in three days of a jam-packed weekend with a star studded lineup and the Bad Boys of Comedy himself, D.L. Hughley as host
NBC plans to add new member in January to diversify the cast
Who will join the ranks of SNL?
This coffee table book, shot exclusively by photographer Mark Atkinson, was designed to celebrate fashion, art, photography, music and lifestyle
Will you be picking this up?
An inside look at the life of Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys for TV One's Unsung
TV One’s Unsung delves into the life of artists who have been out of the…
Black Enterprise to present its highest recognition of women's achievement at the 2014 Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla
Black Enterprise will present the Legacy Awards, its highest recognition of women’s achievement, at the…
What caused the change of heart?
A few years ago Spike Lee and Tyler Perry had a very public disagreement regarding…
Malcolm D. Lee discusses the cast and differences between The Best Man and The Best Man Holiday
Many sequels tend to be a disappointment
Would you go to the theaters to watch it?
Can you believe that it has been 25 years since Coming To America hit the…
Alfre Woodard talks about her 30 year milestone in her career and marriage
Actress Alfre Woodard has graced screens for nearly 30 years
Artist Peter Gunz copyright law problems leads to Love and Hip Hop New York.
How many stars have gotten out of financial trouble through a Reality TV show deal?…
"After Midnight" features 25 vocalists and dancers performing numbers set against a backdrop of Langston Hughes' poetry.
A cast of music stars are scheduled to play roles in the play
Civil Rights Group calls out NBC show for its lack of diversity and exclusion of black female comedians since 2007
SNL has two African American cast members, Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah, both of whom,…
Network’s newest reality show follows the family of Nashville musician and minister Ben Tankard
Will you be tuning in?
Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor discusses his role as Solomon Northup
Have you seen the movie?
Over 600 people are expected in support of African entrepreneurship at Chelsea Piers
A host of stars from entertainment, fashion & sport will join the business, banking &…
Top chefs and entrepreneurs showcase talents and wares among professionals
During African Restaurant Week in New York, diners can enjoy prix-fix three-course meals at several…
Jerry and Terry Lynn showcase talent and talk professional passion
The Mackey Twins Art Gallery presented a landmark two-day event at New York’s Schomburg to…
“I’m in the art game, not the fashion game" - Delano Brown
A 22 year old who fuses his art into fashion
Gregory Porter releases his third album and prepares to tour
Jazz singer Gregory Porter has released his third album Liquid Spirit
Eve discusses the different directions her career has taken
Eve returned to the music scene with the release of her album Lip Lock last…
Wynton Marsalis discusses his new abyssinian gospel tour
Yes, Wynton Marsalis has soul
Are you surprised by the drop?
With Arsenio Hall’s return to the talk show circuit came a week of great ratings
Entrepreneurs Janice S. and Christopher J. Williams among honorees for leadership
On Oct. 8, the Harlem School of the Arts honored leaders in business and Hollywood…
ABC is moving forward with the pilot for a sitcom based on Kevin Hart's life
Stand up comedian Kevin Hart has come a long way the last few years
Festival and celebration led by Sen. Bill Perkins and international dignitaries
On Sept. 22, thousands gathered to celebrate their heritage and culture at the Africa Day…
A book club style viewing party kicks off around the ABC hit TV show
Imagine merging the book club concept and television viewing party concept
Duprat, who was born in Haiti, was once a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef
The foundation surpassed expectations for participation in their inaugural year
'All I can do is thank God above for the blessings to be able to be a part of something like that'
Lavell Crawford is making the most of his exposure on Breaking Bad.
Producer, wife and mother talks balancing family life and advice for power women
BlackEnterprise.com caught up with filmmaker Tonya Lewis Lee on “Watsons Go to Birmingham” and balancing…
The film will cover the gold medalists life and career
Lifetime has decided to create a movie based on Douglas’ career
Have you been to any?
Who’s your favorite artist?
American Ballet Theatre aims to help the classical ballet profession better reflect the racial and ethnic diversity
Despite the current lack of diversity in ballet, the history of blacks in ballet is…
The Butler reaches the $100 million mark after a month in theaters
Lee Daniels’ film has been a success
Did your favorite wine restaurant make the list?
Are you a wine fan?
Which of these is your favorite?
Have you been to any of these museums?
Special reading marks 50th anniversary of tragic Birmingham bombing
Actress Phylicia Rashad, best known as one of America’s favorite TV moms, is adding…
The Choir, a faith-friendly comedy, premiered on Alright TV to mixed reviews
A new digital series, The Choir from YouTube sensation Issa Rae premiered on Alright TV…
This young singer has a lot he wants to accomplish after X-Factor put him on the scene
X Factor is over but that doesn’t mean the show is over for R&B soul…
International leaders in film and music take home wins
The Nigerian Entertainment Awards brought the best of the best in global talent at NYU’s…
On a black president, artistic obligation and the film's success
The Butler is already getting Oscar buzz.
A middle class African-American family takes on racism in the 1960s.
A new Hallmark movie highlights the civil rights movement through the eyes of a middle…
Top talent from U.S. and the Diaspora will perform and attend
On Sept. 1, the Nigerian Entertainment Awards return to New York in the heart of…
In the 26-year-old Philadelphia native few observers will see anything but just another rapper
Temple University is hosting the first-ever Dreamchasers Summit on Aug. 30.