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Black actors get their due

The release of Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood issue is an anticipated event in the entertainment industry.

The tale of Marcus Smart speaks volumes

Once again it reared its ugly head, despite the fact that the adage says that words will never hurt: A college basketball player who happens to be African-American, Marcus Smart, was verbally disrespected by a middle-aged male, Jeff Orr, who’s ...

“Hate Crimes in the Heartland” stirs important talk about race in US

City College Center for the Arts hosts a viewing of the documentary "Hate Crimes in the Heartland," about two hate crimes in Oklahoma that happened almost 90 years apart.

DMX angers black community, agrees to George Zimmerman "celebrity" boxing match

Rapper DMX has agreed to fight Trayon Martin killer George Zimmerman in a "celebrity" boxing match, according to a report released on Feb. 5. The news comes on what would have been Trayvon Martin's nineteenth birthday. Much of the black ...

Superstar Prince makes “New Girl” cameo

The elusive music icon made a cameo on Fox's "New Girl" directly after Super Bowl XLVIII.

Tagged in a ‘Ride Along’

Twitter was abuzz that the rising street artist known by the moniker “oVeR"

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events Jan 16 - 22, 2013

Our GBE Emancipation Month bids a final farewell to beloved and brilliant poet laureate of the Black Arts Movement, the late poet, playwright and activist Imamu Amiri Baraka

And the Academy Award goes to … Cheryl Boone Isaacs

the 86th Oscars nominations will be announced by actor Chris Hemsworth

Notes from Sundance: Pre-festival buzz

What to screen at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

The legacy lives: The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

in 1981, Robert Redford decided to create the Sundance Institute, a global nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing artistic expression in film and theater

Community Calender

Greetings! The New Year 2014 has begun, and we are in “GBE Emancipation Month” 2014.

Actor James Avery passes at age 68

James Avery, best known for playing the part of a stern, sometimes uptight uncle on the long-running NBC sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” died on Dec. 31

Quvenzhané Wallis set to earn $1.5 million for ‘Annie’

Ten-year-old film star Quvenzhané Wallis may reportedly receive $1.5 million for her role in the upcoming film adaptation of “Annie,” the classic Broadway show and film.

Finally! SNL hires Black female cast member

Sasheer Zamata, a recent University of Virginia graduate who is popular on the New York City comedy circuit, has joined the cast of “Saturday Night Live".

New Black Panther Party Plans New Year Events

The New Black Panther Party’s Newark chapter plans to kick off the new year with new events.