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These Men Might've Been The Best Thing About The SAG Awards

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.30.2016 | Style

There was velvet, there was scruff, and there were a lot of tuxedos that were maybe blue, or maybe black (we honestly can't tell you how many conversa...

Seed of the Glittering Republic

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

My greatest satisfaction as an activist lies in the changed expectations of today's children, made possible by countless thousands of us who came before them.

Idris Elba, BBC Youth Network Team On Drama Shorts To Develop New Talent

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

BBC Three, the U.K. public broadcaster's youth network that is going online-only next month, has revealed new programming plans....

It's Awards Season, Where Are the People of Color, Where Is the Syncretism?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.

Idris Elba Says Diversity Is 'More Than Just Skin Color'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.19.2016 | Black Voices

The conversation surrounding diversity in television and film shouldn't just be a discussion about a person's skin color, according to Idris E...

White Again -- The Oscars, Again

Jon Eig | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Michael B. Jordan's particular situation describes one of the many problems faced by actors of color, at least inasmuch as it relates to the Academy Awards.

Academy President Releases Official Statement On Oscars' Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment

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Why Every Man Should Try To Be More Like Idris Elba

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.19.2016 | Style

You can pay attention to Idris Elba, or don't. But soon you're not going to have much choice. With recent covers on Esquire, GQ, Men's Health and...

Oscar Nomination Odds: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Ben Zauzmer (@BensOscarMath) uses math to predict and write about the Oscars. He recently graduated from Harvard with a degree in applied math, and he...

11 Great Movies From 2015 That You Can Stream On Netflix Now

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.31.2015 | Entertainment

This New Year's weekend is a blissful time to visit movies you didn't catch in 2015. You can do that in theaters, where many of the year's best relea...

Doesn't Get Better Than This: A Wrap Up of the 2015 Dubai Film Fest

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'm seldom impressed with celebrities, but I have to say that somehow their stars shine brighter in Dubai.

11 Films With Black Stars To Look Forward To In 2016

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.22.2015 | Black Voices

As Hollywood continues to grapple with how to effectively achieve diversity across the board, there's a lot to be excited about in 2016. Some of...

Oh, That Alice: Luther Can't Live With Her, Can't Live Without Her

David Hinckley | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Like the last season, this one could end the Luther story. Or not. Truth is, if you want simple, easy, clean closure, you shouldn't be watching in the first place. Reach for the clicker and gently but firmly switch to Hallmark.

Idris Elba Returns For Another Murder Case As 'Luther'

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.14.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) -- Idris Elba has many reasons for why he keeps coming back to "Luther." "It's unfinished business, it's fertile ground," he explains. ...

These Men Are Vying For Best Supporting Actor At The 2016 Oscars

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's breakdown of all things Oscars. Between now and February 28, 2016, entertainment editors&nbs...

Idris Elba Is Down To Make 'True Detective' Season 3 With Cary Fukunaga

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment

"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." "Thor." "Luther." "Prometheus." "Pacific Rim." These are just a few of the projects Idris Elba has starred in -- and...

Idris Elba Posts A Teaser For The Upcoming 'Luther' Special

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.24.2015 | Black Voices

Luther is back in a new teaser from star Idris Elba. The Golden Globe-winning actor tweeted a 10-second snippet from the forthcoming one-night specia...

Idris Elba Stars In Live-Action Commercial For Rainbow Six Siege

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 11.19.2015 | Entertainment

He's appeared in a Marvel franchise, won a Golden Globe for his role on "Luther" and has changed the game with Netflix's "Beasts of No Nation," but Id...

Anthony Anderson Recalls The Time He Was Mistaken For Idris Elba

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.11.2015 | Black Voices

Through the years Anthony Anderson said he has been mistaken by fans for quite a few famous names, including Ruben Studdard, Ice Cube and Cedr...

Bold Predictions on the Next James Bond

Drew Lesicko | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment
Drew Lesicko

Here we have collected the best predictions on who will replace Mr. Craig as the new 007.

14 Awesome Non-British Men Who Could Be The Next James Bond

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment

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Idris Elba Joins Disney's 'Zootopia' Cast As A Brawny, Goofy Buffalo Cop

Entertainment Weekly | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.26.2015 | Black Voices

Though he may not have nabbed the role of superspy James Bond just yet, Idris Elba is dipping his toes into the world of top-notch law enforcement wi...

Star Trek Beyond Filming in Dubai: Welcome to the Future-land!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'll admit I haven't watched the various reinventions of the TV series, those multiple spinoffs and a myriad of films that I cannot possibly name or count. Until this one, I'm sure.

Black Artists Makes Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Idris Elba Shows Off His Suave Dance Moves And Rap Skills In Music Video

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices

Just when we thought Idris Elba couldn't get any cooler, he proves us wrong. Nigerian hip-hop artist, D'Banj, combines the star power of Elba and Sier...