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Gary From Chicago Proves That Payback Is a MF


Last night was the first time I've watched an entire broadcast of the Oscars since Denzel Washington and Spike Lee got the shaft, despite their brilliant work in Malcolm X, in 1992. Quite honestly, the event has never meant much to me, as I don't f

Moonlight Illuminates Oscars


The 89th Annual Academy Awards were one of the most diverse award shows in the history of the gathering. While those words do indeed sound grand, the history of the Oscars has been mostly a celebration of white creative talent and creations, with

Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Hidden Figures Bag SAG Awards


The recognition of black creators and black talent seems to be getting more universal with every passing award show. This year, the 23rd Annual SAG Awards were giving out mad accolades to those well-deserving actresses, actors, film and televisio

#OscarsSoBlack: Putting The Nominations In Context


The dark matter that has begun to flow through Hollywood is a beautiful thing to behold. But the Oscars have historically not been kind to Black folks. The concussive force of the entire Black Twitterverse's #OscarsSoWhite hashtag and campaign re

Eye on Film: Taraji P. Henson And Octavia Spencer Talk Hidden Figures


Growing up in the '70s and '80s, the decades that brought Star Wars to the big screen and "Battlestar Galactica" to prime time television, gave me a profound love for NASA and the United States space program. Though barely out of the todd

Emmy Awards A Referendum On Black Excellence


When actor Sterling K. Brown accepted the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for his role as Chris Darden in "The People v. O.J. Simpson", and quoting Jay Z in giving a shoutout to his wife Ryan Michelle Bathe by saying, "I got the hottest c

Eye on Film: Kicks Director Justin Tipping


Kicks really brought back memories for me. Unfortunately, many of those memories were bad. While I'm not sure of the social dynamics in every community in America, the brand and quality of sneakers was a badge of honor and a means of soc

Danny Glover Fights Racism in Supremacy


The media has been consumed with talk of racism. Blatant actions and prejudice words by those in power has made it even more baffling to see how some like the Supreme Court still don’t see or accept the realitie

House of Cards Returns to Netflix in February


The Netflix award-winning series House of Cards is slated to return for a second season on February 14, available across all Netflix platforms. The series stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, each of whom received Emmy nominations for

“Coming 2 America” Casting Shows Eddie Murphy’s Continued Commitment To Black Hollywood

Eddie Murphy has been in the game for more than four decades. From bursting on to the scene on "Saturday Night Live" in 1980 and...