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'Madiba' brings Nelson Mandela's inspiring life to BET

"Madiba" provides a handsome centerpiece to BET's Black History Month lineup, solidly chronicling Nelson Mandela's struggles against Apartheid over three nights, with Laurence Fishburne playing the South African leader.

Oprah Winfrey becoming a contributor to CBS' '60 Minutes'

Oprah Winfrey will contribute several stories to the coming season of "60 Minutes," CBS announced Tuesday.

Stars get animated on SAG Awards red carpet

The SAG red carpet was packed with star power, and CNN was right in the middle of it.

89th Oscars: A very colorful year

The nominations for the 89th Oscars have been announced, with three out of five actresses nominated under Best Supporting role being African-American—Viola Davis in “Fences,” Naomie Harris in “Moonlight” and Octavia Spencer in "Hidden Figures”—in competition with Nicole Kidman in ...

Oscars: A word from the nominees

Cheryl Boone Isaacs and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are people of their word, as witnessed by the 2017 Oscar nominee announcements.

Say hello to ‘The Bye Bye Man’

It needs some work but it’s a nice house: large rooms and furniture come with it. So the three college students who need a place to live decide to rent it.

Black Sundance January 19 to 29, 2017

This year our annual Hollywood road trip will begin with the famed Sundance Film Festival, one of the most respected film festivals in the world.

'Black-ish' presents message of unity in first post-election episode

The most recent episode of ABC's "black-ish" was not only the post-election episode viewers have been eagerly awaiting, it was also the one viewers may have needed.

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ shine at Golden Globes

Kerry Washington had a party-filled weekend. Jan. 6, the “Scandal” star attended the Obamas’ final soiree at the White House.

‘La La Land,’ a musical for a particular type of movie fan

Musicals are not made for everyone. You need to have a romantic soul and therefore be open to applauding the effort, no matter how strained and thready the end product might be.

Local Black business leaders help donate 25,000 tickets for students to see 'Hidden Figures'

New York City African-American business leaders, in partnership with 20th Century Fox, Google, Facebook, Infor and AT&T, have launched an initiative to offer free admission to the critically-acclaimed feature, Hidden Figures, for over 25,000 students in New York.

Black Hollywood takes center stage at Golden Globes

In the wake of continued allegations of discrimination and racism in Hollywood, several Black films and entertainers took home awards at Sunday's Golden Globes.

‘Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ debuts on HBO

The early and positive word-of-mouth had done its job—effectively and affectionately—for the documentary “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds,” which screened at the 2016 New York Film Festival. The house was packed.

‘Passengers’—Don’t take this voyage

Talk about a long nap: the 5000 passengers and crew on the Starship Avalon are on a 120-year voyage from Earth to their new outer-space home.

Film Society of Lincoln Center features ‘Moonlight’ director Jan. 5

There is no denying the powerful impact of A24’s drama “Moonlight,” written and directed by Barry Jenkins, based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue,” by Tarell Alvin McCraney.