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Spelman College’s promise is to prepare its students to change the world. Since its founding in 1881, Spelman has produced phenomenal women who dominate in their chosen career paths. From teachers like Christine King Farris and actresses such as Esther Rolle, to businesswomen like Rosalind Brewer and politicians such as Stacey Abrams, the liberal arts…

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Leland Martin Boomerang BET

Leland B. Martin co-stars as the incomparable Ari Thomas in the BET series “Boomerang.” With guest appearances on OWN’s “Cherish the Day” and the Lifetime digital series “The Rookie,” Martin is making his mark in Hollywood. This season, Martin’s role expands on “Boomerang” and takes a deeper look at Ari’s sexually fluid lifestyle and relationships.…

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BET’s newest show “Boomerang” puts a fresh spin on a Black classic by giving new life to an old love story.  Released in 1992, Boomerang, the film, starred Robin Givens as maneating corporate exec Jacqueline Boyer, Eddie Murphy as the office lothario Marcus Graham and Halle Berry as Angela, Graham’s girl-next-door love interest. The movie highlighted big business…

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Halle Berry feels like 2019 will be her “defining year.” The 52-year-old actress is executive producing a TV series adaptation of her 1992 rom-com Boomerang for BET, and she is also directing and starring in her first movie for the big screen, Bruised, a mixed martial arts drama. Despite more than two decades in the movie business, the…

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Black films hosts predominantly Black casts but have found success with largely non-black audiences worldwide. Check out a few blockbusters with black casts. Notice any actors or actresses who have found success in multiple movies on this list? –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Above, Lee Daniels: The Butler is the latest feature from the Weinstein company. It stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding,…

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That Elise Neal is one of the sexiest sisters in Hollywood is pretty obvious. But the casual movie and TV fans are always taken aback when they learn just how versatile an actress Neal is, how many entertainment and artistic mediums she has traversed in her illustrious career, which has undoubtedly contributed to her longevity…

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Much like her films, Halle Berry’s love life has kept us engrossed and even entertained over the past 25 years. Her boyfriends and husbands have been as widely diverse as her award-winning movie career. She has dated a martial arts expert, a Frenchman,  a baseball player, a couple of crooners, some actors and even —…

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There’s nothing quite as good as good losing yourself in a great movie. They make us laugh, cry, and at times, rediscover ourselves. As Black History Month comes to close, take a look at 10 memorable films that brilliantly highlight black culture. Enjoy! –ruthie hawkins

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The overwhelming majority of the media’s focus has been furiously, anxiously and relentlessly aimed at Halle Berry’s beautiful visage. The mounds of stories and cover stories about the flawless caramel-coated beauty have effectively obscured a simple fact about this Cleveland-born and bred beauty queen: She is a self-made multimillionaire and blazed her path own path…

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