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James Baldwin reaches out from the grave in ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

The late James Baldwin reached out from his grave and bitch-slapped America in “I Am Not Your Negro” by filmmaker Raoul Peck.

Ruth Negga—A ‘Loving’ Oscar hopeful

Ruth Negga’s eyes stop you cold. They are large, deep and expressive, combining her delicately etched beauty and connecting it to a voice that’s melodic and measured.

CMA responds to allegations it removed social media posts over Beyoncé performance backlash

The Country Music Association is pushing back on reports it deleted social media posts about a performance by Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks at this week's CMA Awards.

The times they were a Strange-ing

By now, you’ve likely seen the promotions for the new “Dr. Strange” flick because Marvel Comics’ marketing is trés effective.

‘Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise’ premieres on PBS

Amid a political frenzy, a showcase of racial divide and conflicts between communities and law enforcement, award-winning Harvard professor, Henry Louis Gates Jr., brings a riveting story of Black American history over the past 50 years.

‘Moonlight’—Beautiful and heartbreaking

“Moonlight” is based on the story “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” by MacArthur genius grant recipient, playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney.

All aboard the Soul Train!

With Nov. 8 on the horizon, it might be of utmost import that we enjoy what’s left of 2016. Don’t profess to be a prophet or anything, but this time next year—Oohhh weee!

Trevante Rhodes shines in ‘Moonlight’

Every major film critic has weighed in on the beauty and lasting impact of the new film “Moonlight,” which really can’t be called “just a gay film” or just an “African-American film” because it’s much, much more.

Obama reads Trump's mean tweets about him on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

President Barack Obama got in on the trend of famous people reading mean tweets about themselves Monday, including a tweet from the man who hopes to replace him.

'Moonlight' shines as coming-of-age tale

Deeply affecting, "Moonlight" is a small, beautifully told story that resonates well beyond the time spent in the theater. Bleak, but not hopeless, it's also one of those independent films that will rely on critical accolades and awards consideration to ...

Afropunk attends New York Comic Con

Once again the Jacob Javits Center opened its doors to the public for Comic Con, which gathers comic lovers from all walks of life.

Spy on ‘Snowden’—It’s an excellent film!

Edward Joseph Snowden was a computer whiz who wanted to put his talents to work for the United States Government.

Kevin Hart’s ‘What Now?’—Not now!

Kevin Hart’s “What Now?” tour is the centerpiece of this film. Hart performs before a record-setting, sold-out performance filmed outdoors in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field.

Reel Sisters kicks off film fest

Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present more than 40 films that are guaranteed to inspire, uplift and spark conversations among family and friends

‘The Girl on the Train’ is an entertaining ride

“The Girl on the Train” is the story of Rachel Watson’s life post-divorce.