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British actress, Naomie Harris, 40, is simply the perfect actress to take the role of Paula, a drug-addicted mother to a shy, gay son (played at different ages/stages by Alex Hibbert, Ashton Sanders and Trevante Rhodes) in the indie film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell McCraney. Moonlight scored the highest per-screen average of 2016,…

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Spectre, the 24th installment in the James Bond 007 franchise, is hitting U.S. theaters Nov. 6, but first, the Black women who have played an instrumental role in the world-famous films will be acknowledged. The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is teaming up with Essence magazine, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Terry Hines and…

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America’s Next Top Model, Yaya DaCosta is channeling her inner Whitney Houston in the above photo that was recently released by Entertainment Weekly. DaCosta is playing Houston in Lifetime’s controversial ‘Whitney Houston’ biopic. The film just began shooting, but DaCosta has already recreated Whitney’s iconic 1987 Whitney album cover. She told Entertainment Weekly, “I just…

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In 2012 rumors of a Clive Davis-produced Whitney Houston biopic swirled around the Internet, with reports that pop star Rihanna would play the legendary singer. Since then, the gossip has calmed down and while a Davis production seems to have been lost in translation, Lifetime has decided to jump in and tackle the TV movie.…

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British beauty and Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom star Naomie Harris covers the February issue “Red” magazine. Inside the pages, Harris, 37, discusses the difficulties she faced while playing Winnie Mandela and how her co-star Idris Elba coached her through it. On her role as Winnie Mandela: “It meant inhabiting places I try never to go, like revenge,…

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Robert Hobbs Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela had a remarkable life. After being unjustly imprisoned for nearly three decades, Mandela was released and guided his nation, South Africa, from apartheid to freedom as the country’s first black president. Idris Elba’s portrayal of the beloved Madiba (Mandela’s…

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Nothing is more intriguing than a black Brit. They look just like us, but culturally, they are worlds apart. Like a fine wine or import, the following celebrities took the U.S. by storm with their sexy accents, rocking bodies and talent to boot. From “The Wire” actor and heart throb Idris Elba to eccentric singer…

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Halle Berry, Jennifer Freeman, Gina Torres, Zendaya Coleman, Meghan Markle, Logan Browning, Thandie Newton and more. Check out a few biracial actresses in Hollywood that are making a name for themselves. Some are veterans in the game and others if you do not recognize them now, just wait you will soon!  

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Last night the 85th annual Academy Awards brought out lots of A-list celebrities dressed to the nines! The carpet was filled with long and flowy gowns and lots of sparkle. It’s reported that these stunning creations cost thousands of dollars and took many hours to hand produce. Halle Barry, Kelly Rowland and more ladies hit…

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