Black Movies

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Pop culture experts and journalists Tim Gordon and Jawn Murray joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Kevin Hart’s recent comments about African-American cinema and…

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You can Learn more about the achievements of Nelson Mandela by reading the history and studying his own quotes, but you can also learn about…

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Bishop T.D. Jakes (pictured) already has a few movies he’s produced under his belt, such as “Not Easily Broken” and “Jumping the Broom,” and now…

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In the upcoming holiday movie, “Black Nativity,” (which is  based on a play by Langston Hughes), Mary J. Blige plays an angel named Platinum Fro. And while…

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Jennifer Hudson is one of the stars in the upcoming holiday film, “Black Nativity.” In the movie, Hudson plays Naima, who became pregnant with her son, Langston (a…

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Any time a Black movie does well in the box office, shock and surprise seem to pour from the media. Malcolm D. Lee, director of “The…

With the Valentine’s Day weekend upon us many folks will be looking for a flick to cuddle up with. But what are the choices? The sad fact is that seeing two Black people in love (or even lust) on the big screen is becoming more and more rare. Remember when it felt like we had […]

The American Black Film Festival showcased several up and coming Black Filmmakers with their short film competition this past weekend. The short films were all extremely moving and mostly dealt with the relationships between parents and children, and the sacrifices parents make for their children, as well as the affects of parental abuse. If these […]

Before Barack Obama became the first African-American President (sorry, Bill Clinton does NOT count) the only time we saw a Commander-in-Chief of color was in the movies.  Sometimes the portrayals were dignified (Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact) other times they were not (Terry Crews in Idiocracy), but nine times out of ten the world was […]