BET Networks's Stephen Hill, ABFF Awards honoree Diahann Carroll, Nicole Friday and Jeff Friday, ABFF Founder and CEO, at the ABFF Awards in Beverly Hills. (Photo: Soul Brother/ Hilton)

10 Reasons to Watch the ABFF Awards

Want to know why events like the ABFF Awards, a Golden Globe Award-styled ceremony that honors black achievement in television and film, exist? Because Hollywoodn’t. That cleverly stated phrase may seem simplistic, but 20 years ago, it led Jeff Friday to create the American Black Film Festival and, this year, the ABFF Awards (also called […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: 5 Kerry Washington Movies To See & What’s Hot/Not

Last night, I, along with millions of others, watched the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, wondering if it was going to happen: Would Kerry Washington become the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series? Even screen legend Diahann Carroll’s onstage veiled  warning  — “And tonight she better get this […]

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Scoop: ‘White Collar’ Landos Billy Dee Williams

The Ford will be with ‘White Collar‘ when Billy Dee Williams appears on an upcoming episode of the USA Network series. That is, Williams is guest-starring as Ford, an old friend of June’s (Diahann Carroll) late husband, Byron, in an episode shooting this week, Fancast has learned. John Larroquette Dons Black Hat For ‘White Collar’ […]

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