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Queen Latifah and Jill Scott set to Star in a Movie about Flint Water Crisis


Saturday, April 29, 2017

Queen Latifah and Jill Scott are will be starring in an upcoming Lifetime movie about the ongoing Flint water crisis. Queen Latifah will also be the executive producer for this film. An article written in Time Magazine, “The Toxic Tap,” by Josh Sanburn, reportedly inspired the making of the film, which is about the true story ...

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Death Row Records Documentary is coming our way!


Saturday, April 29, 2017

First New Edition, then the announcement of a Nas biopic, and now Death Row Records! BET is set produce a 6-hour long documentary series about the Death Row era. According to Billboard, the series will be called Death Row Chronicles, and is set to air spring of 2018. Viewers should expect to see the untold stories ...

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Shonda Rhimes is Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign new Creative Director


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Shonda Rhimes, superstar writer of hit ABC shows, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder, just recently signed on as Dove’s Real Beauty campaign, creative director! Rhimes will be producing a series of short films for Dove’s Real Beauty Productions initiative; the short films will be focusing on the everyday lives of common ...

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BET’s ‘Rebel’


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BET has added a new show to their Tuesday night lineup. Rebel is a drama created by Amani Walker and produced, written, and directed by “Boyz n the Hood” director, John Singleton. The show examines the conflict police officers of color face as the department deals with charges of misconduct and brutality. Rebecca “Rebel” Knight is ...

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“Social Justice Warriors in my reviews?” On reviewing fiction through a real world lens


Monday, April 17, 2017

For the entertainment industry, one of the biggest threats to success is the reviewer. A reviewer is someone who watches movies in the theater multiple times, no matter how terrible they are. This is the person who constantly has a book in their hand, who has their finger on the pulse of Netflix, Hulu or ...

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Kendrick Lamar Drops Two New Singles!


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Most people are familiar with Kendrick Lamar as being a Good Kid from a M.A.A.D City, which he uses to refer to the city of Compton in California. Compton is always talked about in a negative light, but in fact, this city holds much pride in the culture of black people and the music that ...

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