TV One’s new original film, Behind The Movement explores how the Montgomery Bus Boycott came together following the 1955 arrest of activist Rosa Parks. The movie not only refutes the myth that Parks (portrayed by Meta Golding) was merely a tired woman who decided to stay put after a long day at work, but also […]

We all know the story of Rosa Parks. Or we think we do. She was the ‘tired’ Alabama seamstress who sparked the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to give up her bus seat for a white man. She was arrested on December 1, 1955 and four days later one of the most successful boycotts of […]

In the fourth episode of "The Carmichael Show," comedian Jerrod Carmichael becomes a Big Brother to a kid who comes out as a transgender.

Lee Daniels knows to strike while the iron is hot. The Empire creator and executive producer is bringing another musical drama to Fox very similar to Dreamgirls. Thanks to the success from Empire, it seems Daniels will get the green light for whatever project he brings to the network. According to Entertainment Weekly, the title of the show […]

"Creed" is about to run a serious victory lap in the 2016 awards season.

"Creed" is about to run a serious victory lap in the 2016 awards season.

It was a night to celebrate Black excellence at its finest, as the best in entertainment were honored at the 2015 NAACP Image Awards on TV One. ABC’s hit comedy series Black-ish swept all its categories, winning Outstanding Comedy Series. Host Anthony Anderson won Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, and his on-screen wife Tracee Ellis […]

The 2015 NAACP Image Awards nominations were announced live on Twitter today. “How To Get Away With Murder” stars Alfred Enoch and Aja Naomi King, as well as Gina Rodriguez, star of “Jane The Virgin,” were on hand to announce the categories. The best part of the big reveal was Tracee Ellis Ross’ unmasked excitement […]

“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 are vying for Best Picture along with  the Jackie Robinson biopic “42” and “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.” READ: 2013: The Best And Worst In Black Movies “The Best Man […]

While most black actors and actresses have been sidelined through another series of lily-white award shows (Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, Emmys) , the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards recognized the achievements of Black Hollywood’s brightest stars.  We’ve listed some noteworthy  moments from last night’s broadcast. Kerry Washington There was no doubt that Hollywood’s current […]

Originally published in December of 2011… Thirty years ago, a mysterious illness swept the country. Doctors couldn’t find anything to proscribe for the mystery illness because nobody knew what it was. We soon discovered the silent assassin was called HIV/AIDS. Once given a name, people who had contracted the disease were ostracized by many. The […]