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Netflix to Air Special Providing an Intimate Look at Chadwick Boseman’s Artistic Process

Chadwick Boseman poses in the press room during the 2019 American Music Awards on November 24, 2019.Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp (Getty Images) “Chadwick Boseman forever.” It’s a statement many of his fans and peers have expressed in Boseman’s honor as the indelible mark he’s left on the world will truly live on forever, […]

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Douglas Turner Ward, Co-Founder of the Negro Ensemble Company, Dies at 90

Douglas Turner Ward attends “A Raisin In The Sun” Broadway Opening Night at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on April 3, 2014 in New York City.Photo: Robin Marchant (Getty Images) Playwright. Tony-nominated actor. Director. Advocate. Those are just a few words to describe theater great Douglas Turner Ward, who died on Saturday, February 20 as confirmed […]

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Black and Magical: Cast of Netflix’s Jingle Jangle Plays Black Ass Game

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is pure magic. The David E. Talbert-penned and directed musical transports audiences to a mythical village of Cobelton and follows a brilliant but down-on-his-luck toymaker, Jeronicus Jangle, (played by Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker). Jangle is betrayed by Gustafson ( played by Keegan-Michael Key, who is so phenomenally wicked in this role) […]

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How Does Phylicia Rashad Feel About People Who Can No Longer Watch The Cosby Show Due to Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction?

Phylicia Rashad visits SiriusXM Studios on January 13, 2020, in New York City. Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images (Getty Images) It’s been about five years since Phylicia Rashad’s comments about the women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault and misconduct prompted a flurry of discussion, debate and disappointment—and now, she’s speaking out once again. Advertisement […]

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Phylicia Rashad, Mamoudou Athie and Jay Ellis Relive the Earliest Memories Tucked Away in Their Own Black Box

Black Box (2020)Photo: Courtesy of Amazon Studios What is your earliest memory? Directed by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr. and co-written with Stephen Herman, Black Box follows Nolan Wright (Mamoudou Athie), a single father who loses his wife and memory in a car accident. He attempts to regain the latter via a mysterious and disturbing experimental treatment […]

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Remembering Chadwick Boseman: Letitia Wright, Phylicia Rashad and More Continue to Pay Tribute

Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Tributes continue to pour in for Chadwick Boseman, who died at the age of 43 on Friday after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Advertisement On Monday, Letitia Wright—who portrayed King T’Challa’s sister Shuri in Black Panther—performed a spoken word piece she wrote in honor of her movie brother. In […]

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Remembering Chadwick Boseman: Letitia Wright, Phylicia Rashad, Michael B. Jordan, and More Continue to Pay Tribute [Updated]

Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Tributes continue to pour in for Chadwick Boseman, who died at the age of 43 on Friday after a four-year battle with colon cancer. Advertisement On Monday, Letitia Wright—who portrayed King T’Challa’s sister Shuri in Black Panther—performed a spoken word piece she wrote in honor of her movie brother. In […]

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Oprah, Angela Bassett, Courtney B. Vance and Phylicia Rashad Among Cast in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me HBO Adaptation

Oprah Winfrey, left; Angela Bassett; Courtney B. Vance; Phylicia RashadPhoto: Rachel Luna/Getty Images (Getty Images), Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images (Getty Images), Leon Bennett/Getty Images (Getty Images), Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images (Getty Images) We have a paramount cast lineup for a paramount author’s paramount work! On Thursday afternoon, HBO announced the initial cast for its adaptation of […]

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