Anthony Mackie is directing a film about civil rights trailblazer Claudette Colvin.
Visionary Spike Lee will receive the Directors Guild of America’s lifetime achievement award.
Actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II recently launched his own production company and inked a deal with Netflix.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay will receive the inaugural Melvin Van Peebles Trailblazer Award at the Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Black…
Florida A&M University named its new performing arts center after entertainment mogul Will Packer.
Writer, producer and director Gina Atwater recently inked an overall deal with Netflix.
HBCU alumna Agnes Moss is on a mission to increase representation in the film industry through a scholarship competition.
Songstress H.E.R. will be featured in the movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple.
Jada Pinkett Smith is working on a docuseries that will celebrate the legacies of African queens.
‘Power’ creator Courtney Kemp recently inked a production deal with Netflix.
Sanaa Lathan will direct the film adaptation of one of author Angie Thomas’ novels.
Tiffany Haddish will portray iconic track legend Florence Griffith Joyner in a biopic.
Ava DuVernay has joined forces with Google for the creation of an initiative centered on empowering underrepresented creatives.
Songstress Ciara and her husband NFL player Russell Wilson have inked a production deal with Amazon Studios.
Filmmaker Barry Jenkins has inked a production deal with HBO and HBO Max.
A documentary about the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong is in the works.
Issa Rae has teamed up with LIFEWTR for an initiative designed to amplify the artistry of diverse creatives.
A collective of community organizations are on a mission to memorialize Cicely Tyson’s life and legacy by renaming an East…
Issa Rae has inked a multi-year production deal with WarnerMedia.
Eddie Murphy will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame.
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