Black History Month may be over but the Smithsonian Channel’s commitment to feature programming sharing the African American experience marches on.
Editor Archive: Aisha I. Jefferson
For nearly two decades, German filmmaker Dag Freyer had a deep desire to share the stories of black American G.I.s and Afro-Germans who lived in his homeland during World War II.
What a year to remember. The 2013-2014 film season will undoubtedly go down as a highlight for black TV and film. Lupita Nyong’o won her Oscar as did Steve McQueen, as a producer for “12 Years a Slave,” and John Ridley for penning that movie’s screenplay.
Lifetime sure knows how to keep black women tuning in. This time the women’s network has tapped an all-star cast led by Oscar and Golden Globe winner Whoopi Goldberg and Ving Rhames, also a Golden Globe recipient, for its original production of “A Day Late and a Dollar Short.”
The 86th Academy Awards definitely was one for the history books!
Arsenio Hall may have been gone from late night TV for 20 years but one thing’s for sure: he still has a great sense of humor.
There were plenty of memorable moments from the two-hour season finale of BET’s newest hit, “Being Mary Jane.” But only one was the standout for me. Read more to learn why.
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.
In case you’ve been under a rock, the 45th NAACP Image Awards aired live Saturday on TV One. There was plenty of excitement that took place on the red carpet, during the show and at the after-party. And guess what? We were there!
There’s a lot happening: “Ray Donovan’s” latest cast addition, Lupita Nyong’o stunning magazine cover, Tyler Perry filling Oprah’s shoes–sort of–and Kandi Burruss sharing her woes on “The View.” Keep reading to get the deets from my black entertainment roundup.