Jada Pinkett Smith is doing everything she can to advance people of color forward.

  Common and Chadwick Boseman participated in this year’s Celebrity Game, during NBA All-Star weekend. The two very accomplished entertainers took a second to chop…

So you may not know this, but every year during Oscar weekend Essence Magazine throws a huge brunch for all the super talented ladies who should really be acknowledged for their amazing work.   And since the Oscars wont do it, Essence does!   This year Lupita Nyong’o was honored along with her sisters Cheryl Boone […]

According to HumorMillmag.com, Eddie Murphy is confirmed to host the 84th Academy Awards in February of 2012. While Hollywood doesn’t seem interested in balancing the lack of Black representation on the big screen, the Academy is happy to have us host the awards show. The Oscars will be the first time Murphy has taken the […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Kodak Theater 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA When: March 5, 2006 What: The Memphis rap group earned an Oscar for Best Original Song for their contribution to the Hustle & Flow movie soundtrack. The film starred Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, who performed the Three […]

Nominees for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards were announced today with few surprises. The Social Network earned enough “likes” for several nominations, but it looks like The King’s Speech is the big winner this year, with 12 nods for just about everything from directing to screenplay. And though ‘Black Swan’ was removed from the race […]