Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor celebrates the success of his film, “12 Years A Slave” with a cover of this month’s “Variety” magazine. Though Ejiofor has been acting for two decades, gaining recognition for his parts in films like “Kinky Boots” and “Children Of Men,” it is his role in “12 Years a Slave” that’s thrust the […]

In case you missed the memo, “Homeland” is the best  television drama you need to be watching.  What started as a cult following on the Showtime network, has quickly become the hottest property due to its epic sweep at last month’s Emmy Awards, including wins for Outstanding Lead Actress (Claire Danes), Lead Actor (Damian Lewis) […]

Idris Elba. Chiwetel Ejiofor.  John Boyega.  For over a decade, Hollywood has enjoyed a steady influx of imported black talent from the United Kingdom.  Besides nailing impeccable American accents,  the latest wave of British actors are redefining images of black masculinity on the big screen with their own unique brand of confidence, charm and sophistication. […]