Fruitvale Station

The Academy Awards have no problem honoring historical dramas, period pieces or scripts “based on a true story,” but has such admiration for these themes…

The 2014 Academy Awards are tonight (March 1) and newcomers Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor are up for their first Oscar nominations in their career.…

The final hours of Oscar Grant’s life are played out in front of your eyes through Michael B. Jordan in “Fruitvale Station.” The film has…

The 2014 Academy Award nominations were announced today with two prominent Black films–”Fruitvale Station” and “The Butler” noticeably missing from the ranks. While “12 Years…

“12 Years A Slave”, “Fruitvale Station” and “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” each received a whopping nine nominations from the Black Reel Awards. All three films…

2013 will go down in history as the year Black cinema turned a corner.  While mainstream outlets like the NY Times  declared 2013  the “breakout year in…

The love train for “12 Years A Slave” came to a full stop Monday night at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, held at Cipriani Wall…

  Black Americans have endured their fair share of unjust treatment at the hands of the police and laws put in place to protect the…

Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) and his girlfriend, Sophina (Melonie Diaz), were returning to Oakland in the wee hours of the morning after attending a New Year’s Eve 2009 celebration when their crowded train was stopped by police in response to a report of a disturbance. Oscar was among a number of male passengers ordered […]

Outside of his charming smile, athletic frame and humble demeanor, Michael B. Jordan proved that he is an incredible acting talent with his Oscar worthy…