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Event Recap: The 40th Anniversary Re-Screening of Cooley High

Cooley High is a 1975 American film based on the real high school located on the near north side of Chicago, produced and released by American International Pictures and written by Eric Monte (creator of Good Times). The film, set in 1964 Chicago, IL, stars Glynn Turman and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, and features […]

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Event Recap: Mega Media Boot Camp With Ryan Cameron and Rachel Baribeau

Practice makes perfect, and partaking in an intimate training session with industry heavy-weights can jump start your career. Mega Media Boot Camp was created

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Cornbread, Earl & Me’

One of the most compelling movies ever released focuses on a theme that is prevalent today: police violence against an unarmed black youth.


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Q&A: Robert Ri’chard and Imani Hakim of ‘Chocolate City’

Chocolate City, a light-hearted that film follows a young man who takes the road less traveled to provide for his family, is a slapstick


Q&A: Shawn Bullard—‘Match Made In Heaven’

Shawn Bullard carved a new lane for bachelors with Match Made in Heaven, the first African American-focused reality television dating game show

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‘Black-ish’ Defined

ABC’s Black-ish, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, debuted in September 2014. Since its premier, controversy has swirled around the sitcom, with critics

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Book Review: Issa Rae’s ‘The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl’

With her wildly popular web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae is no longer just a

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Friday’

“You’ve got to be one stupid (expletive) to get fired on your day off!”

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know what classic

Lip Sync Battle on January 16, 2015 with Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer.

LL Cool J Hosts “Lip Sync Battle”

If anybody knows about the art of musical competition, LL Cool J sure does; over his career, the


‘Empire’: A Recap in Anticipation for the Epic Season Finale

The cast of FOX’s hit series, Empire, recently did a live streaming interview to talk about the show,

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