Jordan Peele Becomes First African American to Win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay
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Jordan Peele Becomes First African American to Win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

Jordan Peele made history as the first African American filmmaker to win an Oscar for…

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Bill Cosby to Change Strategy in Upcoming Sexual Assault Trial
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Bill Cosby to Change Strategy in Upcoming Sexual Assault Trial

Bill Cosby’s last sexual assault trial ended with a deadlocked jury. The new trial will…

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‘Race to Judgment’ Dedicated to Memory of Brooklyn’s First Black District Attorney
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‘Race to Judgment’ Dedicated to Memory of Brooklyn’s First Black District Attorney

‘Race to Judgment’ is a reality-fiction novel dedicated to the legacy of Kenneth Thompson Brooklyn’s…

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Believe the Hype: “Black Panther” Sets Box Office Records with $192 Million Opening Weekend
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Believe the Hype: “Black Panther” Sets Box Office Records with $192 Million Opening Weekend

“Black Panther” scored $75.8 million on opening day and $192 million over the weekend.

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Film Review: “Black Panther” Is Everything Marvel Needed
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Film Review: “Black Panther” Is Everything Marvel Needed

NNPA Newswire Film Critic Dwight Brown reviews filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s adaptation of Marvel’s Black Panther…

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OPINION: The Justice Department Could Make it Harder for Minorities to Own Media Companies
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OPINION: The Justice Department Could Make it Harder for Minorities to Own Media Companies

Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, the necessity for…

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Jenifer Lewis Shares Secrets to Hollywood Success in New Memoir
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Jenifer Lewis Shares Secrets to Hollywood Success in New Memoir

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributing Writer) Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood,…

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Crown Heights, Get Out, Girls Trip among the Best Films of 2017
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Crown Heights, Get Out, Girls Trip among the Best Films of 2017

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) As we look back on the highest caliber…

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Ossie Davis Would Have Turned 100 This Year. His Children Remember his Life.
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Ossie Davis Would Have Turned 100 This Year. His Children Remember his Life.

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Entertainer and activist Ossie Davis would be 100…

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Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars)
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Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars)

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Wow! This…

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