Seasoned Saints can attest to this, that when you get in your prayer closet to do your daily prayers is when you receive the clearest spiritual guidance.  That uninterrupted time with just you and God can be the greatest cleansing/heart filing time.  If you ever want to know what your purpose in life is or […]

Denzel Washington has been slaying the silver screen ever since since the 80’s, in the 1984 the Academy Award nominated film a Soldiers Story story about racism in a segregated regiment of the U.S Army commanded by white officers and training in the Jim Crow South, Denzel Washington proved as a young actor that he […]

John David Washington has starred in Hollywood blockbusters in addition to smaller films that emphasize a message over mayhem. On his 37th birthday, we look at a few photos of the rising star alongside his famous pop.

Jordan Peele landed lands three oscar nominations for “Get out” and a place in the history books.   The 90th annual Academy Award nominations are in and Mary J. Blige, Denzel Washington, Daniel Kaluuya and Jordan Peele and Dee Rees are among the nominees. Jordan Peele, who scored three nominations (“Director,” “Best Picture” and “Writing”) for […]


Viola Davis finally has the Academy Award she deserves. The acclaimed actress won the statue for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars, for her role in Fences. And thank God we had a box of tissues ready when she delivered her acceptance speech. “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, one place, […]

A record-tying seven actors of color are nominated in lead and supporting categories Sunday at the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony.   It’s hard to ignore how this year’s list of Academy Award nominees is #OscarsNotSoWhite after controversy erupted several years ago about the fact that little to no actors of any color were nominated for […]

All my crushes and inspirations are in this room, so holler at me,” actress Issa Rae said shortly after accepting her award for rising star at the American Black Film Festival Honors. Hosted by actress Regina Hall at the Beverly Hilton, the ABFF Honors celebrate and uplift black actors, entertainers and artists, especially crucial just a year after the #OscarsSoWhite […]

The NAACP celebrated all of the amazing strides that people of color have made over the past year at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards. If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, check out our rundown of the evening’s top moments. Andra Day Pays Tribute to President Barack Obama! #ImageAwards — TV […]

Before sunrise today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations for 2017—and there were a surprising (history making!)  number of Black names and Black-themed projects announced. It’s not surprising considering the strong performances we watched onscreen in 2016, but since the Academy tends to be pretty stingy with recognizing the contributions […]

Viola Davis delivered a poignant acceptance speech at the 2017 Golden Globes.