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*Byron Allen media mogul owner of Entertainment Studios now worth over a billion dollars, discusses the state of black wealth in the U.S., and his lawsuit against Charter...

Director Melvin Van Peebles will be awarded the “Spirit of Queens” award from the organizers of the Queens World Film Festival [QWFF], which begins today, for his film “Sweet Sweetback's...

Photos and article By Rhonda L. Ayodele Terry

“…and the winner is…..” What an exhilarating feeling to be present for an awards ceremony anxiously awaiting a name to be called to receive...

 

Audre Lorde's Our Dead Behind Us: Poems, 1986: “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”

A lot has...


The NAACP released the following statement following the announcement of the nominees for the 88th Annual Academy awards:

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ADIFF 2015 Closing Night film “BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez" will be one of the highlights of the BEST OF ADIFF program to be held...

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Some say you go mad, but madness is not somewhere you go. It’s when something else comes inside. Madness lies...

Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango

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Dr. Mukwege

Human Rights documentary The Man Who Mends Women – The Wrath of Hippocrates will have its U....

Raven-Symone  in "A Girl Like Grace" courtesy production stills

 

Many who watched her as the adorable Olivia Kendall on the Cosby Show still see Raven-Symone as...

The 19th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival, the nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival in the world, is set to grace the Red Carpet scene this week.

The event will open with...


“Sing Your Song” is the theme of the 10th Annual African American Film Festival (AAFF), October 1 – 4 at the Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton....


RLJ Entertainment, founded by Robert L. Johnson, RLJE Chairman and Founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) has acquired all North American rights to NINA, the film based on the life of...

Talib Kweli

One of this years can’t-miss exclusive film and music events will take place Saturday,...



The Black Star News' Elizabeth Alvarez and Milton Allimadi caught up recently with award-winning documentarian Stanley Nelson about his new film "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the...

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