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Christina Faith talks ‘Single and Anxious,’ giving Philadelphia some love & Christianity onscreen (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - January 6, 2018
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Society often dismisses the problems of millennials as trivial and not worth noting — as if the trials and tribulations of life only bare down on us in our more advanced year. With her stellar web series Single and Anxious, creator, writer, and director Christina Faith brings the lives of twenty-somethings into the forefront, allowing her characters to grow, expand and be their authentic selves. Single and …

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7 dope web series to dive into before the New Year

Aramide Tinubu - December 28, 2017
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We all watched Issa Rae change the game when it came to content creation with Awkward Black Girl, and since her meteoric rise from the internet to HBO, folks have been putting out amazing web series left and right. Though Rae isn’t the first writer/director/producer triple threat to get her talent out there, she did help light a spark for Black content creators who were having trouble …

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Jess Hilarious on HBO’s ‘All Def Comedy,’ talking that mess and taking it all in (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - December 28, 2017
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Jess Hilarious (née Jessica Robin Moore) is here for the mess, and we love her for it. The Baltimore native has risen quickly to the top of the comedy world — a male-dominated sphere with her jokes, roasts and outlandish entertainment commentary. Just a few years ago, she was studying mortuary science. Now, the Wild ‘n Out comedian appears in HBO’s Def Comedy Jam reboot, All Def Comedy. Ahead of …

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Netflix’s ‘Bright’ refuses to take any real risks (Review)

Aramide Tinubu - December 21, 2017
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Fans of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings have probably all wished at some point that they could arise one morning and walk amongst magical creatures. These mystical beings might make our world more enticing and adventurous or at the very least break up the daily monotony that seems to bog us all down. With his new film Bright, Suicide Squad director David Ayer unveils a futuristic graffiti laced Los Angeles …

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Roland Buck III on ‘Chicago Med,’ ‘The Long Road Home’ & his upcoming Netflix comedy, ‘The Week Of’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - December 20, 2017
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Roland Buck III exudes charm. The Chicago Med actor has been capturing hearts on the NBC medical drama as Dr. Noah Sexton, and now with a whirlwind year under his belt and an exciting 2018 just around the corner, Buck is ready to show the world how versatile he is. The 29-year-old is no stranger to the grind. “This year’s been pretty busy, and I’m glad, it’s …

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How Marti Hines & Jasmin Greene are taking on the entertainment industry, their way (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - December 19, 2017
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Black women are done waiting for opportunities. Instead, they are paving their own way in the entertainment industry. If we look ahead into 2018 at all of the women of color slated to play leading ladies — it’s clear that it’s our time to shine. After working for years as an event producer for Sundance Film Festival and Hyatt Hotels, producer and entrepreneur Marti Hines, …

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Keesha Sharp on ‘Marshall,’ playing strong women and her NAACP Image Award nomination (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - December 14, 2017
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Black women aren’t often recognized or remembered for their extensive contributions in history. However, with her roles in film and on television Keesha Sharp is making sure that some of these women are getting the recognition that they deserve. Last year, the Girlfriends alum starred in the critically acclaimed FX series, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J .Simpson as Dale Cochran, the wife of the infamous attorney Johnnie …

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Mario Van Peebles, Jasmine Guy & Joel Anderson Thompson examine ‘Superstition’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Aramide Tinubu - December 8, 2017
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Black horror narratives that encompass the supernatural and the paranormal haven’t yet found solid footing on television. With his new series Superstition, celebrated filmmaker Mario Van Peebles is changing the landscape. In the show, Van Peebles turns his lens on the Hastings family. Residents of the fictional town of La Rochelle, Georgia, they live amongst graveyards, strange townsfolk, and rich history of odd phenomena. Van Peebles’ …

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