March 20, 2013
From blaxploitation flicks to spaghetti Westerns, the movies in this round pack a punch. Vote for your favorites!
by Miki Turner onOctober 31, 2012
The Oscar winner says his new movie is a complex adventure. Plus: He recalls 20-year-old Malcolm X.
February 23, 2012
Take a look back at previous black nominees who’ve won.
by Les Payne onJune 28, 2010
Yes, James Earl Jones deserved his Tony for his role in Fences. But 23 years later, Washington brings a nuance and a subtlety to the role of Troy Maxson that we’ve never seen before.
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