12 Years A Slave

The Academy Awards have no problem honoring historical dramas, period pieces or scripts “based on a true story,” but has such admiration for these themes…

Steve McQueen made history at the 86th Annual Academy Awards as the first Black director to win a Best Picture Oscar for “12 Years A Slave.” …

Here’s a big reality check to anyone who thought awards season was over — it never ends! The 2014 MTV Movie Awards kicked off with…

In a recent DJ Vlad interview, Charlamagne spoke about his thoughts on “12 Years a Slave” winning the Oscar for “Best Picture,” saying that he’s done…

Lupita Nyong’o won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the movie 12 Years A Slave. See her reaction and acceptance speech below

According to TMZ, “12 Years a Slave” star Lupita Nyong’o says she often prayed to God asking for lighter skin when she was a child because she…

Will Black cinema make history on Sunday’s telecast of the Academy Awards?   The groundbreaking film “12 Years A Slave” is up for nine Oscar…

While we definitely honor and acknowledge black history all year round, February 1st marks the official start of Black History Month – a time of…

Steve McQueen does not suffer fools lightly.  The “12 Years A Slave” director is notorious for his cantankerous attitude (justifiably so)  towards the press, but…

“12 Years A Slave” star Lupita Nyong’o is having a moment. Yesterday, the 2014 Academy Award nominations were announced listing Lupita amongst her peers in the “Best Supporting Actress” then took home the Critics Choice Award for her role. Lupita accepted her award in a white Calvin Klein gown that accentuated her glowing brown skin. The crowd roared with applause […]