Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020

This Valentine's Day, there's certain to be the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there's something increasingly rare: A soulful and adult romantic drama in "The Photograph."

Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield star as tentative, would-be lovers in modern-day...

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Robin Thede knew plenty of talented African-American female comedians, but only a few were getting hired on popular TV comedy shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV."

So, Thede decided to create her own show featuring some of the industry's funniest black women. The comic-writer-...

Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2019

Actor Will Smith, NASA, Fortnite and Disney are among the 2019 Webby Award winners for internet excellence.

The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the winners Tuesday.

Smith’s The Jump won a Webby for events and live stream video while Disney was chosen...

Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year.

More than a third of the 101 acting nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards went to ethnic minorities, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. That's up from a quarter of the field last year, when...

Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017

The response to season one of Issa Rae's HBO series, "Insecure," was so strong, particularly on social media, that countless (and hilarious) memes were created about the star characters, and the show's male fans rallied behind the male lead after he had been cheated on.

It sparked the age...

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

For Issa Rae, it feels like the 1990s.

The creator and star of the HBO series "Insecure" said she's enjoying the debut of her TV show at a time when popular shows telling different stories about black culture are on the scene, from Ava DuVernay's "Queen Sugar" to Donald Glover's "Atlanta...

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