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Emmy-winning “American Crime” co-star Regina King has re-teamed with series creator John Ridley – (yes, that John Ridley, the one who doesn’t feel black women had or have a voice in the civil rights movement or the modern day black struggle, for that matter) – on a new project titled, “No Place Safe.” For a […]

John Ridley is keeping the ball rolling with his career, and is not letting that Academy Award he won for writing 12 Years a Slave make him complacent. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ridley will be directing a movie about the Rodney King beating and the L.A. race riots that followed after the police officers […]

Jasmine Simpkins and HipHollywood take a behind the scenes look at the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Outkast’s Andre 3000. “Jimi: All Is By My Side,” written and…

At last night’s 2014 Academy Awards ceremony, many took notice of 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen clapping somewhat reluctantly for screenwriter John Ridley after he won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Even more glaring, Ridley did not thank McQueen during his acceptance speech thus sparking murmurs of a feud. Adding fuel to […]

“12 Years a Slave” writer John Ridley is returning to television with another project that takes on racial issues.