Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Debuts After Coachella Set as Childish Gambino | The New York Times

Joe Coscarelli, The New York Times Donald Glover and Rihanna in “Guava Island,” streaming on Amazon., Featured Image CNN “Guava Island,” a new 55-minute film starring Donald Glover and Rihanna, was released as a limited-time free stream on Amazon overnight Saturday, during Glover’s headlining set as Childish Gambino at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts […]

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This Family Just Opened the Only Black-Owned Movie Theater in Baltimore! | Because of Them We Can

BOTWC Staff, Because of Them We Can There’s a new Black-owned movie theater right outside of Baltimore, Maryland! NextAct Cinema officially opened for business on March 7th of this year. According to the website: “NextAct Cinemas, is an independent boutique theater that offers a unique, personalized movie going experience for our customers. You will have […]

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With ‘Black Panther’ and now ‘Us,’ Winston Duke is on a Roll | AFRO

Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer, AFRO Photographed By Erik Tanner, Featured Image LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winston Duke went from relative obscurity to being a household name with his first film and he wasn’t even the lead, or second or third performer listed for that matter. That the first film in question was “Black Panther” […]

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Ryan Coogler To Produce A Film About The Rise And Fall Of Fred Hampton | Essence

Britni Danielle, Essence American political and social activist and Black Panther Party member Fred Hampton (1948 – 1969) raises his arms at the ‘Days of Rage’ rally, Chicago, Illinois, October 11, 1969. (Photo by David Fenton/Getty Images). Featured Image According to Deadline, Coogler has teamed up with Charles D. King’s production house a href=”https://www.essence.com/news/essence-time-inc-macro-partnership/”>MACRO to […]

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The Uphill Battles of Black Talent Agents in Hollywood | The New York Times

Cara Buckley, The New York Times Lorrie Bartlett of ICM Partners, left; Brandon Lawrence of Creative Artists Agency; and J.B. Fitzgerald of United Talent Agency. Credit Photographs by Erik Carter for The New York Times. Featured Image Movies like “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians” don’t come around all that often partly because of how […]

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