Forest Whitaker

Garrett Hedlund is starring in the upcoming movie Burden, alongside Forest Whitaker, and it looks like it’s going to be a film to remember. The film is based on the real life story of Mike Burden, a former Ku Klux Klan member who attempted to break free of the hate group when the woman he loves […]

The countdown till Black Panther day (February 16) continues as the cast makes its interview rounds throughout the media. Folks like Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan have already appeared on covers like Time magazine and British GQ. Now the whole cast is showing off their melanin glory on the front cover of Essence magazine. […]

Forest Whitaker sits down with Xilla Valentine to discuss his role in Black Panther and in the process he reveals why Black people love the messaging behind the film. Afterwards he offers advice to advancing in life. Black Panther is in theaters everywhere February 16th, 2018.  

On January 18 one of the biggest film festivals in the country kicked off in Park City, Utah. That’s right, the Sundance Film Festival was in full swing and some big names made their presence known. Most of them were promoting new films in the festival, while others were acting as judges or supporting friends. […]

Forest Whitaker will co-produce Roxanne Roxanne, a feature about the 1980s Roxanne hip-hop wars in New York.

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TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their "30 Most Influential Teens of 2015."

The 2017 Academy Awards are just days away and this year’s nominees are blacker than ever! Just a year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy has made it a point to make this year as diverse as possible. This year’s nominees include greats like multiple Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and breakout star of […]

February is Black History Month, and while Selma and 12 Years A Slave are still fresh in our memories as some of the best historically set films ever made, others have been stuck in the annals as the years waned on. From To Kill A Mockingbird all the way to The Great Debaters, the African-American struggle for equality has been portrayed […]

Our girl NeNe Leakes has hopped onto the cast of the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars. The show is set to premiere March 24th on ABC. Check out the full list of the cast, along with their pro dancers, below: Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater Candace Cameron Bure & Mark Ballas Charlie White & Sharna […]

The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards was the most tweeted about event of 2014 so far. Honoring great people in film, viewers tuned in to see if their favorite actors and films took home any awards. But to many viewers’ surprise (or not), the six Black actors/actresses that were nominated for awards, including Kerry Washington, […]

This just in – the nominations for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning in L.A., and a lot of our favorite actors and actresses have been recognized. As per their amazing performances in 12 Years a Slave and The Butler respectively, two black actors have been nominated for top awards: […]