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Black Nativity

A Black Christmas?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

Time was when Christmas movies were as reliably white as a North Pole winter. Such holiday classics as "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th St...

Actress Grace Gibson Nails It In Film Black Nativity

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Newcomer Grace Gibson plays her character, Maria, to heart in the recently released film "Black Nativity" starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, J...

Movie Review: Black Nativity

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit that I was surprised when Jacob Latimore burst into song early into Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity. I went into the screening having only the vaguest knowledge of the cast and the director, and no one had mentioned that it was a musical.

LOOK: Bold & Beautiful At The 'Black Nativity' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices

Tis' the season for holiday films and the fabulous red carpet moments that follow, and Monday night provided just that at the New York City premiere o...

My Conversation With Mary J. Blige

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

In addition to providing insight into the creation of her first holiday CD, "A Mary Christmas," which also marks her first collaboration with legendary producer David Foster, she talks about the trajectory of her 21-year career.

Nas Set To Celebrate Milestone Birthday

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Nas says life has been really great since his 11th album, the critically acclaimed "Life Is Good," was released last year. The album was n...

WATCH: Jennifer Hudson Sings In 'Black Nativity' Trailer

Posted 07.02.2013 | Black Voices

Jennifer Hudson can be heard belting out a few tunes, including the Christmas classic "Silent Night," in the newly released trailer for the film "Blac...

WATCH: 'Black Nativity' Trailer

Black Film | Posted 07.01.2013 | Black Voices

Fox Searchlight has posted the teaser trailer to Black Nativity, Kasi Lemmons‘ big screen adaptation, starring Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (“The ...

Twelve Months Til Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.