"Selma" director Ava DuVernay. (Photo: Ava DuVernay)

#MakingHistoryToday: Ava DuVernay Is a Hollywood ‘It’ Girl

For Black History Month, XFINITY CelebrateBlackTV.com will highlight the accomplishments of three female innovators–“Selma” director Ava DuVernay, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” Issa Rae and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, whose blogs “Awesomely Luvvie” and “Awesomely Techie” are very popular.

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Issa Rae of "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" and HBO's forthcoming series, "Insecure." (Photo: Issa Rae)

#MakingHistoryToday: Issa Rae Is a Girl on Fire

For Black History Month, XFINITY CelebrateBlackTV.com will highlight the accomplishments of three female innovators–“Selma” director Ava DuVernay, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” Issa Rae and digital strategist Luvvie Ajayi, whose blogs “Awesomely Luvvie” and “Awesomely Techie” are very popular.

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Can’t Stop Watching: Top 3 TV Series Moments of 2013, What’s Hot/Not & More

So much has happened this past year and like many headlines, my year was filled with laughs and cries, yet I’m still here and very grateful (doesn’t that sound like a pulpit testimony?). Hey, the way I see it, we survived 2012 and will apparently make it out of 2013 OK, too.

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Can’t Stop Watching: ‘Scandal’s’ Mama Pope Is No Joke, Shonda Rhimes’ Book Deal & More

“Scandal” was something else last night! And Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Lewis, is serious. She’s being kept in a maximum security facility that resembles something Hannibal Lecter was caged in during “The Silence of the Lambs.” Apparently her husband, who she calls Eli, but the secretive B-613 knows him as Rowan, felt her actions warranted […]

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From ‘Menace II Society’ to ‘Poetic Justice’: Was 1993 the Golden Age of Black Movies?

By Adam Howard theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Whether you love him or hate him, it seems as though Tyler Perry is the only game in town these days when to comes to movies targeted specifically at black audiences. His melodrama “Temptation” is set to hit theaters in just a couple weeks and will surely […]

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