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Nneka Onuorah's documentary about discrimination in Nigeria to screen at Tribeca Festival

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

From the Harry Belafonte Voices For Social Justice Award, a Black Filmmaker Foundation Panel to movies that include director Mobolaji Olambiwonnu's documentary "Ferguson Rises," "Stateless," "Guardians of the...

Black Reporter Speaks Out on Rejection by Golden Globes Group

About a decade ago, Samantha Ofole-Prince got a message from a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Ofole-Prince, who is Black, grew up in the United Kingdom, and had been writing entertainment stories from Los Angeles for...

Oprah Winfrey: “We want to honor the Black Kings who stand firm and proud in their role as a father.'

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the network’s first-ever Father’s Day special “Honoring Our Kings: OWN Celebrates Black Fatherhood.”

Hosted by Oprah Winfrey and award-winning actor and producer...

Daniel Kaluuya: 'I am glad that people will get to know and understand the Black Panther party.'

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

With a Golden Globe, a SAG and BAFTA beneath his belt, actor Daniel Kaluuya added an Oscar to his tray of accolades at the 93rd Academy Awards last night.

The West London native received the best...

AAFCA Awards: Netflix Continues Awards Season Reign

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos courtesy of AAFCA
 
The streaming giant Netflix continued its award-winning streak receiving the association's Vanguard Award. Described as a "game changer" by director Ava DuVernay, Netflix has created...

Cardi B joins the cast of "Fast & Furious"

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

The rapper who made her big-screen acting debut in "Hustlers," a film based-on-a-true-story tale of strippers who turn the tables on their customers is back on the big screen.

Cardi B, who is known...

Olu Odebunmi and Tolu Awosika’s ‘Shaka: King of the Zulu Nation’ to air on Showtime

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Showtime has picked up the hour-long drama created and written by Olu Odebunmi and Tolu Awosika.

A series centered around a young man's journey from stigmatized childhood to warrior king, the project...

93rd Oscar nominations offer few surprises

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Announced this morning by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas via a global live stream, the 93rd Oscar Award nominations offered few surprises.

As widely expected, Chadwick Boseman received his...

Eddie Murphy to receive an Artisan Award

By Samantha Ofole-Prince

Eddie Murphy will be honored at the 8th Annual  Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards.

Murphy, who is best known for his work in the films "Coming to America," "Beverly Hills Cop," "The...

‘Night of the Kings’ explores the rich traditions of African culture

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/ photos courtesy of NEON

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that fills the screen with magnificent visuals, thrills with charismatic actors and offers an engaging storyline. “Night of the Kings” is that...

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