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Queen of Katwe, Insecure and more at 20th Urbanworld Film Festival

The 20th Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with HBO, offers opportunities for content creators of color to mingle and exhibit new work

The Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by REVOLT with founding sponsor HBO, kicked off yesterday, presenting…

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T.D. Jakes Provides Quick Business Lessons for Storytellers

T.D. Jakes shares insightful business advice at ABFF

In an insightful ABFF session moderated by journalist and author Shaun Robinson, T. D. Jakes,…

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LBJ and MLK’s complex fight to go ‘All the Way’

The film examines Lyndon B. Johnson’s first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy as he fights for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The film examines LBJ’s first year in office after the assassination of John F. Kennedy…

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Key and Peele on ‘Keanu’ and exploring the spectrum of black culture

The popular comedy duo sits down with Black Enterprise to rap about their new film 'Keanu' and common themes in their work.

The popular comedy duo, Key and Peele, sit down with Black Enterprise to rap about…

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Using Mobile Filmmaking to Tell Stories

By leveraging mobile technology, Matthew Cherry wants to help democratize the filmmaking process

By leveraging mobile technology, Matthew Cherry wants to help democratize the filmmaking process.

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‘Unfiltered’ Documentary about Rihanna in the Works

New documentary will take a deeper look into the life of the popular young entertainer, philanthropist, and businesswoman

A new documentary about Rihanna will take an ‘unflitered’ look into the life of the…

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Don’t Miss Your Appointment Tonight For ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’

Calvin and his crew--old and new--are at it again

Calvin and his crew–old and new–are at it again.

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Bank of America Partners with Ken Burns to Present PBS Documentary ‘Jackie Robinson’

New PBS documentary details the baseball player’s courage and determination as a champion for African American athletes and a pioneer for civil rights

Tonight, “Jackie Robinson,” the two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, in…

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ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Seeks Entrepreneurs of Color

Nationwide casting call kicks off in Miami, Florida, for business owners to pitch the 'Sharks' and raise capital

In 2015, Values Partnerships held 11 casting events in 6 cities. Several entrepreneurs, including Sprëtz…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Host Mike Epps Talks About the Importance of ABFF Awards

"As black artists, we have to continue to open up other doors and avenues for ourselves"

With ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, airing tonight on BET, we sat down with…

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The 2016 ABFF Awards: Black Hollywood at its Finest

Hundreds of notables in black film and television turned out for the event

It was a night of inspiration and uplift as hundreds of stars from Hollywood gathered…

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The Birth of Nate’s Nation

How actor and activist Nate Parker plans to televise the revolution

With only a few short days left at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, actor and…

By Jessica White

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LeToya Luckett Talks New Film, the Career Impact of Social Media, and More

"Lucky Girl" star explains the positive impact social media can have on an artist's career

R&B singer and actress LeToya Luckett talks new film “Lucky Girl,” plans for new music,…

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Glam University and Rolling Out Magazine Present “I Am Girl Power” Film

Film shares stories of "Girl Power" from successful businesswomen

The film opened with a chilling recounting of Peterson’s life, from working in the adult…

By Chanel Martin

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2016 ABFF Awards: Actress, Singer, and Author Diahann Carroll to Receive Hollywood Legacy Award

Inaugural award goes to legendary star whose career spans over 60 years

As the first recipient of this award, ABFF Awards will shine a light on Carroll’s…

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Golden Globes 2016: Complete List of Nominees

Empire gets nominated for top television drama series

Early Thursday morning, the nominees for the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed. This…

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NAACP Image Awards: Box Office Hits ‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Take the Lead

Shondaland hits 'Scandal' and 'How to Get Away with Murder' also get nods

Nominees for the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced, with ‘Creed’, ‘Straight Outta Compton’,…

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Easing on Down Memory Lane With The Wiz

Remembering a classic in black cinema

Black Enterprise is easing on down memory lane with these classic clips from The Wiz…

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Academy Awards: Chris Rock and the 4 Before

Of the 75 hosts of the Academy Awards, only five have been black

Since its inception in 1929, the Academy Awards has had a total of 75 entertainers,…

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Does Racism Impact the Way Reviewers Rate TV Shows?

There's a difference between a legitimate critique and slamming a show without merit

There’s a pattern of racial bias when it comes to reviewing TV shows and when…

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