Movies

The United States vs. Billie Holiday Explores Systematic Racism In The Not-So-Distant Past

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On Tuesday February 23, 2021, we hosted our latest HBCU Movie Night, and it was a moving way to honor Black History Month. It’s...

Hampton University Alumna Ruth E. Carter To Receive A Star On The Hollywood Walk...

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Congratulations to award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter for being selected for a prestigious star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame! Since graduating from...

Actor and Morehouse College Alum John David Washington Makes Time 100 Next List

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Ambitious actor and Morehouse College alumnus John David Washington has been bestowed the honor of making the 2021 Time100 Next list! It's a very...

North Carolina Central Alum Creates Annual National Black Movie Day

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In a world where classics like Waiting To Exhale, Eve’s Bayou, Menace II Society, and  Fruitvale Station were never nominated for Oscars, taste-makers in...

Judas And The Black Messiah Paints The Painful Reality Of Revolution

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“You can kill a revolutionary but you can’t kill the revolution”-  50 years later... these words made famous by Black Panther Party leader Fred...

Chris Paul To Produce Docuseries About North Carolina Central Basketball Team

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Winston-Salem State University student Chris Paul has put forth a concerted effort to support and represent HBCUs. Now well-established in his NBA career, Paul...

Spike Lee Accepts American Cinematheque Award from ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Cast

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Morehouse College graduate Spike Lee can add another award to his collection thanks to the American Cinematheque. However, receiving the award was a bittersweet...

New Peacock TV Film Finds #BlackBoyJoy Amid Racism And Chaos

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If your education was honestly whitewashed, watch Black Boys. If your kid isn’t playing attention in their virtual history class, play Black Boys. The...

Insightful Town Hall Held To Unpack Peacock’s Film Black Boys

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Why is it that young black men are often praised as athletes, but find their civil rights neglected daily as everyday Americans? Why is...

Janelle Monae Talks Acceptance To Howard And Responsibilities Of Acting In Exclusive ANTEBELLUM Panel

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After our exclusive screening of ANTEBELLUM on September 16th, we had a good chat with the queen Janelle Monáe herself. If you ever had...

Janelle Monáe Is Starring In ANTEBELLUM, A Scary Thriller Blending The Present And Past

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ANTEBELLUM is the highly-anticipated thriller from Lionsgate that will have you questioning everything. Starring Janelle Monáe, ANTEBELLUM is a chilling blend of our hopeful...

Stacey Abrams Exposes Systematic Voter Suppression In New Amazon Prime Documentary

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“If the power of the right to vote was truly made available to everyone in America, it would change the future of the nation.” These...

Spike Lee’s School Daze Celebrates 32 Years

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In a recent visit to his alma mater, Morehouse College, a student journalist asked Lee how it felt to be back, and his response...

HBCU Grad Chadwick Boseman Is Apparently Unhappy With The Black Panther Franchise

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Tom recently wrote a piece for TVOverMind.com that depicts Black Panther Chadwick Boseman as unhappy with his leading role. It's likely that he will...

HBCU Alum Mo’Nique Will Be Starring In Her Own Comedy Special On Showtime

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Hey, HBCU family! Morgan State University alum Mo’Nique got her own comedy special with Showtime! According to Madame Noire, this news comes a few days...

Spike Lee Named First Black President Of Cannes Film Festival Jury

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The Cannes Film Festival announced Tuesday that Spike Lee would serve as president of its jury in May, making the American director the first...

Like A Boss, Perfect Film For Ladies Night Out

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Like a Boss will hit theaters tomorrow, Jan. 10, but earlier this week, exclusive screenings popped up across the country. #LikeaBossMovie Ladies in Atlanta, Ga,...

Netflix Announces New Project From HBCU Grad Spike Lee In 2020

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HBCU family, I hope that everyone is having a great start to the New Year! We know that our favorite filmmaker Spike Lee,...

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