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Performers Announced For 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Central City Productions announced today select performers for the 2017 Stellar Awards. Hailed as an “epic night in gospel music,” this year’s Stellar Awards will return to the Las Vegas Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Jay-Z: Gifted in Both Rapping and Investments

The rapper-turned-mogul Jay-Z has launched a new venture capital in Sherpa. Carter has invested in Uber, and currently, he is on the way to familiarize himself with Roc Nation, which was previously his entertainment vehicle.

WGN Series Underground Returns With Explosive Season 2 Premiere

March is a big month for TV—especially for me. The kung fu film lover in me is waiting for season two of AMC’s Into the Badlands while the Marvel Comics loyalist in me is looking forward to Netflix’s Iron Fist ...

#TBT: The World Remembers The Notorious B.I.G. on The 20th Anniversary of His Death

Hip-hop fans took to social media to commemorate the late rapper, and the Tribeca Film Festival announced the April premiere of a new documentary on his former label, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story."

Casa Colina Tribute to Courage Gala Honors Patients and Welcomes Laila Ali, Daughter Of Muhammad Ali

To help celebrate its nearly 80-year history of hope and healing, Casa Colina and over 900 event supporters welcomed Laila Ali as the special guest speaker at its Tribute to Courage Gala recently at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference ...

Racial Progress in Film Remains Slow Drag 30 Years After Hollywood Shuffle

Robert Townsend’s Hollywood Shuffle was released 30 years ago this year. Although it couldn’t have been noted at the time, Shuffle became a foundational film that launched the careers of two of our most prolific filmmakers and made us aware ...

Muslims Make Wu Tang Movie in China to Get the World’s Attention

Filmmaker Tsalta Baptiste Debuts Trailer for Film CREAM on YouTube

The Movie ‘Get Out’ Makes Fictional Horror Out of Real Racism

Jordan Peele's feature directorial debut, which he said was inspired by Obama-era myths of a "post-racial" society, depicts a Black man's ill-fated visit with the parents of his White girlfriend.

Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

The film veteran and rising television star were just two of several Black Hollywood figures recognized at the ceremony.

Oscars Flap Eclipses ‘Moonlight’ Win, But Civility Reigns

The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall the esteemed awards show when the best picture Oscar was presented to the wrong movie. ...

Rising Stars and Icons to be Recognized At The American Black Film Institute’s 2017 Oscar Week Gala!

Academy Award nominated actress, Angela Bassett, breakout HBO creator/executive producer and star of “Insecure” Issa Rae, will join Oscar-nominated director Barry Jenkins at The American Black Film Institute’s 2017 Oscar Week gala, on Friday, February 24th.

Why Chance The Rapper Is Turning Down Million- Dollar Advances From Labels

The last year has been a great one for Chicago-born Chance The Rapper. The good times started with his feature on Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated The Life of Pablo album, where he stole the show on the intro track, Ultralight Beam. ...

Hip Hop Museum in Harlem to Offer Jobs in the Community

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame and Museum, “where Hip Hop culture and history lives,” has selected Harlem’s 125th Street to be the site of the major cultural addition to Manhattan’s skyline.

Ashon Crawley:To Be Held by Moonlight

There was no church scene. There were no tambourines or drums, no preachers loudly proclaiming Leviticus 20:13, Romans 1, and 1 Corinthians 6:9. There were no flamboyant choir directors, teenagers named Arthur or bluesmen named Jimmy; no John or Gabriel ...

‘Whose Streets?’ Filmmakers Discuss Activism, Emotional Toll of Working in Ferguson

The team behind the Ferguson Uprising documentary talked to Remezcla about what made the film difficult to create.

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