“Luke Cage” has taken the world of streaming by storm. The Black superhero created in 1972 has been resurrected in 2016. The television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker based on the Marvel comic is arresting in its visual display. Sonically it has succeeded in capturing the essence of the lead character, his supporting cast, […]
Michael Jai White of “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” stopped by to chat about racism in Hollywood, the advice Wesley Snipes gave him, and his success overseas. [jwplatform isFRk7ip]
Shows like The Boondocks and Black Dynamite have been hits on Adult Swim because of their brash approach to race, politics and sex—but also because they’re just very, very funny. One of the minds behind the R-rated humor and biting social commentary is Carl Jones.
Erykah Badu, Tyler, The Creator to lend voices to Adult Swim 'Black Dynamite' episode on police brutality
Music stars Erykah Badu and Tyler, The Creator will be among a handful of stars lending their voices to a special upcoming episode of Adult Swim’s popular animated series, “Black Dynamite.” The episode titled, “The Wizard of Watts,” will take on police brutality and racial tension in the wake of nationwide protests in the aftermath […]
Tommy Davidson made a name for himself on the ’90s hit TV show “In Living Color.” The show introduced Davidson to a national audience and allowed him to prove himself to be one of the top comedians in the country. He has since appeared in several films and currently serves as the voice of Cream […]
When the movie Black Dynamite premiered at Sundance in 2009, Spike Lee and other prominent black filmmakers believed the film could usher in a new era for blacks on the big screen. The film, which was a parody of the blaxploitation era, opened to good reviews, but it only received a two-week theatrical release nationwide. […]