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Our 10 All-Time Favorite Black Love Films!

Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

When it comes to showcasing black love on the silver screen there's a long list of films that may (or may not) have left a lasting impression in our h...

Middle of Nowhere and the Black Independent Film Movement

Roya Rastegar | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices
Roya Rastegar

This weekend will be a critical marker for the burgeoning independent Black film movement. Opening in theaters in select cities this Friday, Middle of Nowhere is a compelling drama about a young newlywed who puts her happiness on hold as she eagerly awaits for her husband's early release from a five-year prison sentence.

The Happily Married Creators of The Game, Girlfriends, and Sparkle Talk Film, Family and Whitney Houston

Chie Davis | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

We're best friends, beyond being married we enjoy being together. He inspires me as an artist, plus he's sexy on top of it! I think that the challenge is balancing life together.

Brennan Williams

Laz Alonso Reveals What Separates Him From His Peers

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

Exploring the origins of one's mixed heritage in America has been a popular topic throughout history. More recently the Mun2 network has examined the ...

Weekend Box Office: Thor Grosses $66m, Fast Five Crashes, The Beaver Underwhelms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's kinda scary how accurately we can now predict opening weekend grosses just based on the midnight number, but the math once again worked.

'Jumping The Broom': An Honest Film On Faith, Sex And Forgiveness

Posted 07.05.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Dallas megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes has produced his third movie, Jumping the Broom, a romantic...

Jumping The Broom: Family and Class Conflicts With a Side of Humor

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.

Committed: An Immigration Love Story

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arlene M. Roberts

Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir in which she chronicles her global quest for solace post-divorce, enjoyed an extensive run on the New York...