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Vivica Fox, David Banner Star in Feature on Controversial 1988 Carter High School Football Team

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  • July 21, 2014 4:35 PM
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Their state title was stripped in January 1991, the trophy returned, the record book revised, and a best-seller titled "Friday Night Lights" was born.

Spike Lee Edits Footage of Black Man's Death at Hands of Staten Island Police w/ Radio Raheem Scene from 'Do The Right Thing'

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  • July 21, 2014 3:20 PM
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Point made?
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Idris Elba in Talks Play Merlin-Like Character in Warner Bros. "King Arthur" Project

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  • July 21, 2014 1:50 PM
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In Arthurian legend, Merlin, in short, is King Arthur's adviser, a prophet, bard and a magician.
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On-Set Photos From Don Cheadle's 'Miles Ahead' (Now Filming in Cincinnati After Successful Crowdfunding Campaign)

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  • July 21, 2014 1:15 PM
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In the script, co-written by Cheadle, Davis recruits reporter Dave Brill (McGregor) to retrieve a recording stolen from the musician's home.

John Ridley Joins Shonda Rhimes at ABC, Inking an Extended Development Deal w/ the Network

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  • July 21, 2014 11:59 AM
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"He's an extraordinary showrunner," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during his announcement of the deal last week.

South Africa's National Film & Video Foundation Launches Emerging Black Filmmakers Fund

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  • July 21, 2014 11:29 AM
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EBFF will support filmmakers to create feature films that are directed and produced by black South Africans.
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Zendaya Coleman Explains Her Departure From the Aaliyah Biopic (Video)

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  • July 21, 2014 10:59 AM
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She has since been replaced by Alexandra Shipp in the role, news that Wendy Williams (who has signed up to executive produce the film) announced last week.

Watch Trailer For the Quirky, Funny Short Film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

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  • July 21, 2014 10:29 AM
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Watch the trailer for the Robert Altman-like oddball and humorous short film 'Ackee & Saltfish'

Will You Join The Boycott 'Exodus' Movement? (Or You Don't Care)

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  • July 20, 2014 3:50 PM
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People are getting upset over the casting in Ridley Scott's upcoming 'Exodus' movie, and are planning to boycott the film? Will you be joining them?

Film Movement Announces USA DVD & Digital Releases of Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's 'Grisgris'

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  • July 18, 2014 5:51 PM
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The DVD features a bonus short film specially selected to compliment the feature - the Academy Award-nominated animated short film "Feral."