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Carrie Annie Bernans is living proof that there is a path that connects Memphis to Wakanda, the fictional African nation in the Marvel box office smash “Black Panther.” A University of Memphis alum, Bernans has a role as one of...
The beat of African drums performed by Kindred Spirit and African cuisine prepared by two of Memphis' premiere chefs was part of a premiere showing of "Black Panther" at the Malco Cordova Cinema Thursday evening. The Redwing Group coordinated the...
  By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first black superhero film. “I’ve been waiting a long time. I...
Lee R. Watkins Special to The New Tri-State Defender Excitement for the superhero film “Black Panther” is riding a high nationally and now Shelby County Schools students are hoping to join in the fun. John Best, broadcast operations advisor for the...
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ross, who leads the TV sitcomBlack-ish alongside Anthony Anderson, is paid significantly less than her co-star and “may opt to appear in fewer episodes to make up the disparity by guesting on another show.”And...
Taraji P. Henson‘s new film, Proud Mary, isn’t doing too well at the box office. The film, directed by Babak Najafi, follows the story of an assassin who ends up looking after a teenage boy. Mary, a hitwoman for an...
Best Big Budget Black Films 1. Mudbound 2. Everything, Everything 3. The Fate of the Furious 4. Get Out 5. Girls Trip 6. Hitman’s Bodyguard 7. Roman J. Israel, Esq. 8. xXx: Return of Xander Cage 9. Detroit 10. Marshall Best Independent Black Films 1. A Question of Faith 2. Crown Heights 3....
10 Best Big Budget Films Baby Driver Lady Bird The Disaster Artist The Florida Project Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri Mudbound Dunkirk Wonder Woman Get Out Rough Night Big Budgets Honorable Mention Everything, Everything Going in Style Fate of the...
The first official trailer for Ocean’s 8 has arrived and it looks like the future is female.The highly-anticipated fourth film from the Ocean’s 11 franchise features tons of cameos from familiar faces as well as a brand new crew...
Tiffany Haddish was far and away 2017’s breakout comedy star, drawing tears of laughter from moviegoers across the country as part of the outstanding ensemble of Girls Trip. Yet as presenters read out the names of Golden Globes nominees...