Black Hollywood

One of the most fascinating aspects of Sidney Poitier’s career was his political and racial symbolism and how, in many ways, his screen life intertwined with that of the civil rights movement – and Martin Luther King himself.

Just in time for spooky season, we put together a roundup of 15 Black actresses that had us biting our nails as the leads in a handful of unforgettable scary movies.

The beloved actress who helped create a Black cultural classic with the movie "B.A.P.S" died on Monday.

Issa Rae will produce an HBO documentary that celebrates Black television pioneers.

Life, liberty and the pursuit of rooting for everybody Black.

Until there are movies that reflect the diversity of this country all year-long, and not just during awards season, there is more work to be done.

Sasha Obama was noticeably absent during President Obama's final speech on Tuesday. According to reports, she was studying for an exam.

Black television has long reflected a wide diversity of Black America's stories -- from the college students at Hillman, to the family matters in Carl Winslow's house and the hard struggles Florida and James Evans endured living in project housing.

Quvenzhane Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster.

Sanaa Lathan gave her candid opinions about the way Black actors are regarded in Hollywood.

Former President Jimmy Carter recently revealed he was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered the cancer after he had a mass removed

While most were surprised by David Oyelowo’s (pictured left) Oscar snub for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the critically acclaimed “Selma,” the actor himself was not. Speaking Sunday at the Virtuoso Awards at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California, he said Hollywood has a long history of ignoring Black actors cast […]