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Clifton Powell’s career has spanned more than 20 years and the popular actor has had major roles in more than 100 movies. But the 60-something-year-old is grateful for each opportunity in his expansive body of work. “Of course, most people will remember the character Pinky in Next Friday, but if I had to say what…

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Hungry and prepared are two words which best describe multihyphenate, Tray Chaney. Currently, the actor and voice-over artist appearing on Bounce TV’s hit drama, “Saints & Sinners,” is also a hip-hop artist, entrepreneur, and author. The Washington D.C. native who resides in Atlanta is unafraid to grind while seeking opportunities at all levels. Chaney’s first-ever…

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“Black-ish,” Angie Tribeca star and two-time EMMY® nominated writer and actor Deon Cole and “Rosewood,” “The Real Husbands of Hollywood” and seven-time NAACP ImageAward nominated actress Nicole Ari Parker host an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances at the 25th annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African American achievements and contributions is set…

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Detroit native TJ Hemphill’s legendary stage play Perilous Times is coming back to his hometown for one weekend only. The show will run Easter weekend, March 24-26, at the Detroit Opera House. This year’s cast is amazing, especially the leading men and they boast of Clifton Powell, most widely known for his performances in the movie…

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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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