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 […]

Continue Reading
Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are seen on the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards in Los Angeles (Photo: John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Script Ready for ‘School Daze’ Sequel, Will Packer & Malcolm Lee Team for Film, George Lucas & Mellody Hobson Make Big Donation & More

Plenty of news for today including a possible “School Daze” sequel, billionaire newlyweds making a big contribution, two successful filmmakers teaming for a girls-themed film and more drama surrounding “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”–as if that’s anything new. Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.

Continue Reading