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Raven Goodwin to star as Hattie McDaniel in upcoming biopic

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / January 11, 2021

‘MLK/FBI’ reveals government plot to discredit civil rights leader (video)

By Michael "Ice-Blue" Harris / December 28, 2020

There’s a major movie movement going on in the Motor City

By Porsha Monique / August 13, 2020

House music shares its Black and sexy side in new documentary

By Tony Binns / August 7, 2019

Black millennial filmmakers embracing power of new media and online streaming

By Alexandria Green / June 20, 2019

‘Mine 9’ takes gripping look at harsh realities of the coal mining industry

By A.R. Shaw / April 14, 2019

Filmmaker Soweto Bosia examines Black life in Chicago with the film ‘2 AM’

By A.R. Shaw / February 17, 2019

Documentary to examine lynching and its lasting effects

By Tony Binns / October 19, 2018

David Schalliol’s ‘The Area’ follows reluctant Chicago activist Deborah Payne

By Tony Binns / August 18, 2018

Janaya and Rockey Black bring Hollywood to Detroit with ‘Warrior Pride’ film

By Porsha Monique / August 18, 2018

Sanicole talks filmmaking and taking off the ‘Training Wheels’

By Eddy "Precise" Lamarre / March 9, 2018

Geno Brooks debuts new series, ‘Jones’

By Smart / February 17, 2018
Dontell Antonio

Director Dontell Antonio and Sy Ari Da Kid talk ‘The Hopeless Journey’

By Rolling Out / November 15, 2017
King Bach stars in Where's The Money (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate)

King Bach aims to be the Tyler Perry of the comedy world

By Derrel Johnson / October 20, 2017

Atlanta mom learns teen daughter, 13, is being prostituted online by a woman

By Yvette Caslin / October 5, 2017

BHFF historical documentary exposes Wilmington, North Carolina’s, dark past

By Tony Binns / August 9, 2017

BHFF screens Anton Deshawn’s moral comedy ‘Call Center’

By Tony Binns / August 9, 2017
Russell Simmons discusses the documentary Romeo Is Bleeding (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Russell Simmons discusses must-see documentary ‘Romeo Is Bleeding’

By Derrel Johnson / July 20, 2017

Quincy Jones, Common, The Game: Intimate story of hip-hop’s rich and famous

By Yvette Caslin / May 19, 2017

Filmmaker Terence Nance screens justice film, ‘They Charge for the Sun’

By Yvette Caslin / March 22, 2017