Black filmmakers are continuing to produce their stories even without traditional Hollywood backing, like Regina Hall's films last year, “Master” and “Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul.”

Regina Hall has landed a production deal with Showtime.

Actress Regina Hall received an honorary degree from Dillard University.

Actress Marsai Martin has inked a huge production deal with Universal Pictures through her Genius Productions company.

14-year-old actress Marsai Martin is slated to become the youngest executive producer in Hollywood history.

Roland Martin recently sat down with Regina Hall, Ice Cube, and Cedric the Entertainer to find out how they managed to actually get the movie done with such a crazy cast of characters roaming the set. Cedric told Martin they clowned a little and had a good time, but implied that Cube knows how to get folks back in line to "get the job done."

In 1966 Dr Maulana Karenga created an Afro-American holiday designed to honor African heritage and tradition called Kwanzaa. The week long celebration is observed between…