Jay-Z And Will Smith To Produce HBO Miniseries About Emmett Till

Emmett Till was only 14 when the black teen was brutally murdered after allegedly flirting with a white woman in Mississippi in 1955. The tragic...

Viola Davis Will Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Biopic

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis is set to star as Harriet Tubman in an HBO biopic. The biopic will be based on Kate Clifford Larson’s...

HBCU Alum Simone Missick Lands Lead Female Role In ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’

Howard University and Netflix partnered together to host an advanced screening of the new series Marvel’s Luke Cage on Friday, Sept. 30. The presentation...

Stomp The Yard Fans Stay Up Late To Watch A Classic

If you didn’t know, the film Stomp The Yard is based on a fictional historically black university and is produced by FAMU grad Will...

Wiley College Announces Creation of The Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, Application Deadline

Marshall, Texas — Wiley College announces creation of the Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, a competitive program for incoming high school seniors and College-level...

9 Reasons Why Gaining An In-Law Would Be Pretty Cool

When our siblings get married, they gain all the love and happiness promised to them in a marriage. Someone to share the rest of...

You Know MLK Jr., But Do You Know Izola Ware Curry?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is regarded as one of the most prominent faces of the Civil Rights Movement, hailed for his triumphs and sacrifices throughout the 1950s....

Howard University Grad Taraji P. Henson Tells Women ‘Just Don’t Take No Shit’

According to Taraji P. Henson, all women should let their voices be heard. The Empire star told all the ladies "just don't take no shit” and “know...

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

Hey, HBCU family! Morgan State University alum Mo’Nique got her own comedy special with Showtime!

Morehouse Man Spike Lee Blasts Omarosa For Joining Trump Campaign

Perhaps we spoke too soon. We recently covered the news of ex-Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault and her new gig as director of African-American outreach for the Donald Trump...

Stanley Nelson’s Film On Historically Black Colleges And Universities Set To Release In 2017

In early 2016, filmmaker Stanley Nelson announced he will examine the history and legacy of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) for his next...

Nate Parker Summer Film Institute Launched At Wiley College

MARSHALL, Texas, July 11 – Wiley College and the Nate Parker Foundation have launched the first-annual Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, held July 8...

Grambling Alum Randy Huggins Executive Produces New BET Drama Series ‘Rebel’

'Rebel' is an extraordinary take on the seminal police drama that portrays the unique and conflicted relationship officers of color have with their jobs...

Ice Cube Visits Morehouse College to Promote New Movie

On promotional tour for his new movie, Barbershop 3, Ice Cube visited Morehouse College on Friday to get students on edge about his upcoming film. A...

PBS Documentary ‘The Central Park Five’ tackles issues of race and blame

Need something to watch with a little substance? Check out The Central Park Five documentary and let us know what you think. About The Central Park Five:...

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

By this time next year, the documentary Tell Them We Are Rising may have already aired on PBS, but even now there’s plenty of...

HBCU Young Alumni Series: Chasing Dreams ft. John Holland

The idea behind the HBCU Young Alumni Series, is to take the time to honor graduates who, since graduation, managed to do the work,...

3 HBCU Alums Named To ‘The Black And Lit’ List By BET

One North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alum, one Morehouse College alum and one Delaware State University alum has been named to "The Black and...