Civil Rights & Social Justice

A simple yet powerful message, the picture of Cheadle, has surfaced from time to time.  

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Don Cheadle is executive producing a project about Wall Street’s first Black millionaire.

Jeremiah G. Hamilton left the island-nation of Haiti in 1828 and a decade later, he had made a fortune on Wall Street in America.

The actor claims the president used the N-word in a conversation with the father of a friend.

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Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors  received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee Daniels took to social media to voice his displeasure after learning that Empire was left out of the Emmy nominations. In an Instagram video post with actor Jussie Smollett, Daniels is seen […]


By utilizing Indigogo to raise money for Miles Ahead, a film on the life of legendary musician Miles Davis, Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle joins the growing list of Hollywood heavyweights turning to crowdfunding to bring film projects to life. RELATED: Don Cheadle To Play Miles Davis In Biopic Cheadle writes: I want to tell a story that Miles himself would have wanted […]

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LeVar Burton and other celebrities have turned to crowdfunding to fund their new projects. Evita Robinson, Travel blogger/Crowdfunding consultant and Rodney Sampson, Social media consultant joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to explain how Spike Lee, Salli Richardson and Don Cheadle are using crowdfunding to bring their creative ideas to life. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]