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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.…

While we definitely honor and acknowledge black history all year round, February 1st marks the official start of Black History Month – a time of…

UPDATE: 1/18/14 — 4:47 PM EST A Facebook spokesperson responding to our inquiry into the removal of a post supporting Black films because it “violated…

After Oprah and Lupita Nyong’o's critically acclaimed performances  in “The Butler” and “12 Years A Slave,” respectively, we know we’ll be seeing their faces across…

“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…

“12 Years A Slave” gains more momentum in the awards race as the African-American Film Critics Association named it the Best Picture of 2013.  Steve…

2013 proved to be a windfall for Black male biopics – “Fruitvale Station,” “12 Years A Slave,” and “42″  all proved to be box office…

Just in time for Oscar season, Lee Daniels’ box office hit The Butler is returning for an encore. The drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah…

Lee Daniels’ The Butler has reached a new milestone! According to reports, the drama is the first black film of 2013 to surpass the $100…

Maryland organizer Tiffany Flowers and her boyfriend Alan Hanson entered the Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium 20 theater in Silver Spring, Maryland expecting to enjoy a showing…

Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and the rest of the all-star cast for Lee Daniels’ The Butler served up some box office success this weekend. The…

Forest Whitaker Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance in Emotionally-Searing Civil Rights Saga Eugene Allen (1919-2010) served eight presidents over the course of an enduring career in the White House during which he rose from the position of Pantry Man to Head Butler by the time he retired in 1986. In that capacity, the African-American son of a […]