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Monday, Aug. 10, 2020
A politically charged episode of "black-ish" from 2017 that was shelved by ABC has found a home on Hulu, a corporate sibling of the Disney-owned broadcast network.
"I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves," series creator Kenya Barris posted Monday on social...
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting actor Saturday (2/22) at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognizes entertainers of color ladled honors on the film that was snubbed by bigger shows throughout awards season...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade.
"Colorism," the idea that light-skinned minorities are given more privilege than...
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017
"Hidden Figures" and Taraji P. Henson had a big night at the NAACP Image Awards, where Hollywood glamour shared the stage with somber remarks from the director of Washington's new African-American museum.
"Hidden Figures," the fact-based drama about the contributions of black female...
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016
It's time for television to celebrate itself, again, with a shower of Emmy Award nominations. And why not?
Pop culture's ability to trace the intricacies of our social fabric shouldn't be undervalued, with TV in its various guises - broadcast, cable or streaming - proving more up to the...
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2015
While theatrical features are undoubtedly the main entrée on the menu at the Los Angeles Film Festival--which runs through Thursday (June 18)--television was served in big helpings this past Saturday during the fest’s Diversity Speaks sessions sponsored by HBO....