‘The Defiant Ones’ documentary airs on HBO July 9

Allen Hughes has made a lasting imprint in the documentary world with HBO’s “The Defiant Ones.”

Out and about at the BET Awards

I traveled to Los Angeles over the weekend with #NissanDiversity for the 2017 BET Awards.

16th New York Asian Film Festival June 30-July 16

Inclusion has always been a part of the philosophy and the practice of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The 16th New York Asian Film Festival with Subway Cinema announced their lineup for films—June 30 to July 13 at the ...

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is a big loser

Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his fellow ape followers are pushed to the point of conflict after suffering unimaginable loses—including Caesar’s wife and son—at the hands of humans.

Silly summer fun with ‘Despicable Me 3’

I’m confident that the minions would gleefully follow Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy and Chris Renaud anywhere this dazzlingly creative group would go!

BET Awards 2017: 6 reasons to tune in

The biggest stars in sports, film and music will descend on Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and other minority entertainers.

Viola Davis produced series tackles racism through comedy

Viola Davis is determined to be at the forefront of change in Hollywood.

‘All Eyez on Me’—the life of Tupac Shakur

For many in the community, the unsolved death of Tupac Shakur remains a tender spot.

‘Power’ season premieres June 25

Being the boss in the crime world of New York City is a tricky and bloody affair.

Community Calendar June 22 - June 28

Greetings! A major Black music month 2017 highlight happened when Berry Gordy Jr., Jay Z, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. President Obama recorded a special message to Jay Z, ...

Jada Pinkett Smith, others connected to Tupac slam 'All Eyez On Me'

All eyes are on a new film about the life of Tupac Shakur, and some of his friends don't like what they see.

Road trip: Los Angeles Film Festival June 14-22

It’s time to hit the road back to Hollywood to cover the The 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Yara Shahidi, Spike Lee, more turn out for a night with Raoul Peck

In front of a packed house that included the likes of actress Yara Shahidi and director Spike Lee, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presented Oscar-winning director Raoul Peck in conversation with Schomburg director Kevin Young and Paul ...

Tupac biopic ‘All Eyez On Me’ hits theaters

Somewhere on the spiritual plane prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur was looking down and smiling at the assembled guests at Harlem’s Maysles Documentary Center last week.

'Luther' returning to BBC America

BBC America is bringing Idris Elba back in "Luther."