Black Movies

From box braids to waves for days, Mayvenn Hair updates classic hairstyles from iconic black movies. Don't miss this cute video.

Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.

Gabrielle Union is looking to make some new holiday memories. The actress will be starring in the Will Packer (Ride Along) drama, A Myers Christmas. The…

Originally titled Bandes des Filles (“band of girls” or “gangs of girls”) in its native France, Girlhood‘s story specifically follows Marieme. We’re introduced to her as…

2013 will go down in history as the year Black cinema forever turned a corner.  While mainstream outlets like the NY Times  declared 2013  the “breakout year in Black film” and  BuzzFeed cynically observed “we’ve been here before” (we haven’t), moviegoers ultimately had the final say at the box office. First time directors like Sheldon Candis […]

  In the new movie “2 Guns” co-stars Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg spend a lot of time behind the wheel as they dodge drug…

Before Barack Obama became the first African-American President (sorry, Bill Clinton does NOT count) the only time we saw a Commander-in-Chief of color was in the movies.  Sometimes the portrayals were dignified (Morgan Freeman in Deep Impact) other times they were not (Terry Crews in Idiocracy), but nine times out of ten the world was […]