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Tessa Thompson Is The Style Star (And Actress) You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.11.2015 | Style

Tessa Thompson has made waves in Hollywood recently thanks to appearances in "Selma" and "Dear White People." Real fans know her best as Jackie Cook i...

Schools Should Show 'Selma'!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 03.21.2015 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

It's oft been said that those who don't learn from history, are doomed to repeat it. But you need to know what your history is before you can learn from it. Selma DVDs in every classroom is a start.

Dear White People: Diversity at the University

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

Dear Justin Simien, thank you for your film Dear White People. Oh sure, it was a bit critical of race relations. But it was smart, funny and energetic. The movie could have been even more trenchant. But it didn't exactly tiptoe through the minefield either.

ReThink Review: Dear White People -- Lessons for Republicans and the "Post-Racial" Generation

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Dear White People is sure to become both a cult hit and a staple on college campuses across the country, and I'm glad for it since the movie ultimately ends with more questions than answers. And with an issue as multi-faceted as racism, that is as it should be.

WATCH: Newest 'Dear White People' Trailer Will Have You In Stitches

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices

The buzz around "Dear White People" has flourished since its introduction at Sundance. Much of which can be accredited to a bundle of trailers and pub...

'Dear White People' Could Become The Year's Funniest Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "Dear White People," a.k.a. the talk of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, brings the acclaimed race satire to the fore -- and it ...

HuffPost Review: For Colored Girls

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Saying that For Colored Girls is the most disciplined, least clownish film that Tyler Perry has made -- his best film to date -- is faint praise indeed. And that's how it's meant.

HuffPost Review: Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls

Jenee Darden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenee Darden

For Colored Girls is not my favorite Tyler Perry film, but I recommend you see for yourself. Although I hoped for something better, it was refreshing to watch an ensemble of talented black actresses in non-demeaning roles.