As the reckoning for businesses across the country continues to happen, some actors in Hollywood are jumping ahead of the curve by playing their part in ensuring that roles and characters based on people of color are actually played by people of color. On Tuesday (Jun 24), voice actress Jenny Slate took to Instagram to announce that she would no longer be the voice of "Missy" the Black character on Netflix's animated series Big Mouth, before adding that her decision was based on the fact that the role should be voiced by a Black person.
Diddy is the epitome of #BlackExcellence, so it makes perfect sense that he would launch a “Black 100” list to celebrate melanin folks who are moving the needle forward. But is everyone on his list deserving?
BET Networks is bringing Black Hollywood to a television forefront with its “KEEP IT REEL” franchise of Hip-Hop films.
Camp Lo connects with producer Ski Beatz to drop a free EP called Fort Apache. For those that don’t know, Fort Apache is the nickname of the NYPD’s notorious 41st precinct located in the South Bronx, and the inspiration for the 1981 flick. Some of these joints dropped already on the Boogie Down duo’s Black Hollywood […]
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