‘I Am Samuel’ doc looks at LGBTQ love in Africa

I’m often asked by members of the LGBTQ community—gay men of color to be specific—when and where will they find true love. And, pushing the question further, is true love even possible for men of color?

Kearran Giovanni in BET’s ‘American Soul’ is a force of nature!

I doubt that you know the actress Kearran Giovanni by name and it’s not because the stunning actress isn’t busy (she is); I think it’s because Giovanni disappears into her characters so completely that you can only see the soul ...

Org behind Indie Spirit Awards presents free virtual screening

One of the best things about Film Independent is that they have recognized inequality in Hollywood and stepped up to do something about it by creating Project Involve.

‘Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi’ starting June 19 on Hulu

Hulu’s new series “Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi,” executive produced by award-winning cookbook author and host Padma Lakshmi, has hit it out of the park with its new show.

Nova Frontier, Billie Holiday Theatre, Laurel Channel TV team up for virtual film fest June 12-14

Nova Frontier Film Festival and Lab, The Billie Holiday Theater and Laurel Channel TV have joined forces to launch the Nova Frontier Film Festival 2020.

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY launches online education initiative

“Hello, my sister” is how visionary Ava DuVernay greeted me, years ago, while standing in an elevator in New York City, while her makeup was being put on by her makeup artist.

With ‘Fear Not,’ Vanzant helps viewers navigate a scary and confusing new world

“I was happy being braless and late-night snacking,” joked life coach, author, speaker, and talk show host Iyanla Vanzant to a group of journalists at a recent virtual roundtable.

Celebrities coming together for tribute to late hip hop mogul Andre Harrell

Several celebrities are coming together to memorialize late hip hop mogul and founder of Uptown Records Andre Harrell, also known by close family and friends as “Mr. Champagne and Bubbles.”

‘Love & Basketball’ virtual 20-year reunion, panel discussion on May 14

Heads up. While the United States of America begins to slowly get back to work, there are still many virtual events of interest.

‘Love Goals’ cast sounds off on relationships, compatibility and quarantine

Last week, some of the cast members from OWN’s “Love Goals” participated in a virtual screening of the relationship reality series’ penultimate episode of the freshman season, followed by a roundtable with select journalists.

Color with movie costume maven Ruth E. Carter every Tuesday

Oscar-winner Ruth E. Carter is inviting you and the world to color with her with new drawings supplied every Tuesday.

Stealth Isolation: 5 Black documentaries to expand your knowledge

With what can seem like infinite choices in films on streaming platforms, it can be difficult to find something to watch that truly piques your interest.

‘Selah and The Spades’—written/directed by Tayarisha Poe, now on Prime

Writer-director Tayarisha Poe, who now calls New York home, has her first film streaming on Amazon Prime. Called “Selah and The Spades,” it’s about the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, where the student body is run ...

Netflix’s unevenly textured ‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of C.J. Walker’

Now streaming on Netflix is “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker,” a look at the pioneering entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist. It’s an inspiring story that needed to be told.

Leslie Odom Jr. on his newest album, ‘Mr.’

Leslie Odom Jr., a highly successful actor who is most known for his role as Aaron Burr in the internationally acclaimed musical “Hamilton,” has appeared in television shows like “CSI: Miami,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and recently starred ...