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There’s a ‘Black Movie Test’ Floating Around That’s Too Easy. Here’s a ‘Black Movie Test’ to See If You’re Really Dedicated to the Cause

Screenshot: Harlem Nights (Paramount Pictures) I love the internet. Along with allowing me to order shit off of Amazon and it be at my doorstep before I hit “Place Your Order,” there are also a tremendous number of tests, quizzes and other things to pass the day. Which brings us to the point of today’s […]

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So I Guess Square, Inc. Had Dinner With Jay-Z and Is Now Acquiring a Majority Stake in Tidal

Jay-Z makes an announcement of the launch of Dream Chasers record label in joint venture with Roc Nation; Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a screen as he speaks remotely during a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill.Photo: Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File (AP), Michael Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File (AP) Yes, I’m about […]

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Ruth E. Carter to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feb. 25

Ruth E. Carter attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards – Nominees Luncheon on February 01, 2020 in Pasadena, California.Photo: Rodin Eckenroth (Getty Images) Ruth E. Carter made history in 2019 as the first Black person (and Black woman) to win an Academy Award for Costume Design—a feat made even more special for the fact that […]

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Can a Short Film About Police Brutality Win an Oscar? Van Lathan, Travon Free and Nicholas Maye Set Out to Make History With Two Distant Strangers

Joey Bada$$, left, and Andrew Howard in ‘Two Distant Strangers’Photo: Two Distant Strangers I’ve always had a fascination with Run Lola Run. In this film, Lola, played by Franka Potente, has to deliver 100,000 Deutschmarks in order to spare her boyfriend from a rather unsavory fate. But the catch is that each time she fails, […]

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