David Oyelowo

Cheryl Boone Isaacs issued a statement over the weekend after Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith called for an Oscars boycott.   President of the…

Actor David Oyelowo is  pleading for calmer heads and  deeper discussions over The Academy Awards perceived snubs of Will Smith and ‘Staight Outta Compton‘. This…

Actor David Oyelowo is  pleading for calmer heads and  deeper discussions over The Academy Awards perceived snubs of Will Smith and ‘Staight Outta Compton‘. This…

Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors  received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee…

Oprah Opens Up About Selma And Why She Had To Get Involved With The Film  Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” caught up with Oprah…

In 1965 the world watched as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lead marches on a relentless campaign for voting rights in Selma, Ala. In 2015,…

Roland Martin sat down with  David Oyelowo to talk about the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” and shares his thoughts about the playing the role…

Over the past weekend Oprah Winfrey held a “Legends of Selma” brunch to honor Civil Rights pioneers who helped pave the way for all of…

Selma, the first studio film to center around Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is the big winner among the critics representing the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). The Paramount film earned multiple awards from AAFCA for Best Director, (Ava DuVernay); Best Actor for Oyelowo and Best Song for its John Legend/Common theme song, “Glory”. AAFCA […]

Voting is a topic at the forefront of culture. Whether debating the effects of voter ID laws or discussing the importance of voting to push…

As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon brass has no recourse but to consider unorthodox options – including the untried and untested African-American pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program. Just as the young Tuskegee men are on the brink of being shut down and shipped back […]