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Afemo Omilami, seasoned film, television and stage actor, and chief operating officer of Atlanta’s Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless, has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced Omilami was nominated for Actor in a Television Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special category for his role…

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The most famous (or infamous, if you hated it) black remake of a classic mainstream (e.g. “white”) movie  has to be Sidney Lumet’s The Wiz starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. It was an up-tempo, hood-flavored version of the beloved classic The Wizard of Oz, complete with numbers runners, a factory filled with overworked laborers…

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