Black History Month: Black Women Making Moves Behind the Scenes

The Academy Awards airs in just a few days, and if all goes well, #OscarsSoWhite will be a thing of the past. This year, Viola Davis, Naomie Harris and Mahershala Ali are among the record-tying number of black actor nominees, along with Ruth Negga, Denzel Washington and Octavia Spencer. READ ABOUT GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD AND OTHERS MAKING MOVES BEHIND […]

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Black History Month: More #BlackGirlMagic Behind the Scenes in Hollywood

  We’re right in the midst of awards season, and this year is a very exciting one for black women and black men working in front of the camera and behind the scenes in Hollywood. Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Ava DuVernay are among the more familiar names being recognized for their talents, but as I […]

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Black History Month: See the Black Women Behind Hollywood’s Magic

If this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards nominations are any indication, black Hollywood is doing pretty well right now. Most people are familiar with those in front of the camera like Viola Davis, Denzel Washington and Octavia Spencer, but more goes into creating successful films and TV shows than […]

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10 Great Holiday Films That Will Make You Smile

        ‘Tis the season to gather your loved ones and enjoy movies that celebrate the holiday season. And you don’t have to leave your house to do it! Just grab your laptop or TV remote and XFINITY’s got the rest. This year’s Black Entertainment Holiday Collection includes a festive mix of your favorite family-themed films […]

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‘Insecure’ Finale: 4 Verbal Exchanges That Had Me LOLing

*SPOILER ALERT* I just watched the “Insecure” season 1 finale for the third time and all I can say is that it is that show! If you haven’t been watching this HBO half-hour comedy then you need to set aside four hours to binge on the first season. (I also suggest that you stay off […]

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Enjoy 13 Great Family Films This Thanksgiving Weekend

Whether you want to spend time alone or strengthen your family bond, I have a few great suggestions for how you and the gang can stay entertained this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. XFINITY’S Thanksgiving Black Entertainment Collection includes a wonderful mix of your favorite family-themed films like “Soul Food” starring Vanessa L. Williams, Nia Long and Vivica A. Fox, […]

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Howard University Renames Communications School After Cathy Hughes

  Howard University’s School of Communications, which is affectionately known as the School of C, will soon have a new namesake: Cathy Hughes. An unveiling ceremony will be held Sunday to honor Hughes, who is the founder and chairwoman of Radio One, Inc. Radio One, the nation’s largest Black-owned and multi-media company, celebrated its 36th […]

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David Banner Speaks Candidly About Career, 2016 Election and Lil Wayne Lawsuit

Nate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation” is on everyone’s mind and David Banner, like the American slave rebellion leader, isn’t keen on working on anyone’s plantation. “My plan is to never be a slave again,” the Grammy Award-winning music producer, recording artist and actor said. “Anything that I do will be […]

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Experience Kevin Hart with XFINITY On Demand

2016 is definitely Kevin Hart’s year. He married his longtime girlfriend, his film “Central Intelligence” is the year’s highest-earning action comedy and Forbes recently crowned him the highest-paid comedian in 2016. Add Sunday’s debut of his Comedy Central series “Kevin Hart: Hart of the City” and his upcoming standup documentary “Kevin Hart: What Now?” and […]

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‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall Gives a Lesson on Soul Food

Think soul food is only comprised of collard greens, candied yams and ham hocks? Think again! And if you think it only includes Southern cuisine, you may want to reconsidered that, too. Soul food has been a staple in many black American homes for the past several hundred years. It’s what our ancestors fed themselves […]

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