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‘Insecure’ Star Yvonne Orji On Navigating Sex Scenes While Being Celibate

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Insecure star, Yvonne Orji, is celibate and she isn’t playing around when she says she will remain so until marriage. Respect! But when it comes to acting through those passionate sex scenes on Insecure, Issa Rae’s hit HBO comedy series, she recently revealed how she’s navigated the steamy moments. Visit for more information On […]

Jonathan Majors In Talks To Take On Michael B. Jordan In ‘Creed III’

'Lovecraft Country' Breakout Star Jonathan Majors Reportedly to Play Kang The Conqueror in 'Ant-Man 3'

Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors is reportedly in talks to lace up the gloves and star opposite Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson in Creed III. The blockbuster franchise’s third film will mark a highly anticipated directorial debut for Jordan. Iconic actress Phylicia Rashad who was recently named Howard University’s new Dean of the College of […]

Black Panther’s Danai Gurira to Star in Marvel Spinoff Series on Disney+

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As originally reported by a deep-diving feature in The Hollywood Reporter, revealed Danai Gurira’s involvement in a Black Panther ”origin spinoff series for Disney+”  Although there is no official confirmation that this dope series is the same one in development by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, which will focus more on Wakanda and its people, […]

5 New Tulsa Race Massacre Documentaries and Trailers for the Tragic 100 Year Anniversary

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1. ’Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre’ Visit for more information Premiere Date: 7 p.m. May 30. Where: The History Channel.  Advertisement Executive Produced by NBA All Star Russell Westbrook, this highly anticipated documentary is directed by Peabody and Emmy-Award winner Stanley Nelson best known for the Freedom Riders and Peabody winner Marco Williams […]

Howard University Names College Of Fine Arts After Late Chadwick Boseman

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The late, great Chadwick Boseman, has been forever immortalized at Howard University, his alma mater.  The prominent HBCU has named their re-established College of Fine Arts to the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. This comes after news broke that the new college is now helmed by famed actress Phylicia Rashad as Dean. Visit […]

Tulsa Massacre Limited Series Coming From Angela Bassett, Courtney B. Vance, and MTV Entertainment Studios


The Tulsa Race Massacre has received more attention than ever before as of late and now a Hollywood treatment is coming to audiences starring Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance.  Visit for more information Bassett Vance Productions, a joint production company owned by the stars are partnering with MTV Entertainment Studios to create and […]

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Coming Back For A Third Season At HBO

'A Black Lady Sketch Show' Coming Back For A Third Season At HBO

The hit HBO series A Black Lady Sketch Show has been renewed for a third season.  The hilarious show is in its second season currently, which saw cast members Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, and Ashley Nicole Black return to their sketch stage alongside new featured players Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend. Quinta Brunson. Visit for […]

‘Black Lightning’ Spinoff: ‘Painkiller’ Not Moving Forward At The CW

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Rumors are circling and as sources have reported to Shadow and Act it seems Painkiller, the supposed Black Lightning spinoff series, is not being set up at The CW network.  Production studio Warner Bros. TV will seemingly pitch the series around to other potential suitors. Visit for more information Based on characters created for […]

Kenya Barris Developing ‘Brown-Ish’ With Eva Longoria, ABC Gives Update On ‘Old-Ish’

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So black-sh is ceremoniously ending after their eighth season and mixed-ish was canceled, which begs the question, how is Kenya Barris’ super franchise resonating at the network. But that isn’t stopping Barris from developing brown-ish with Eva Longoria at ABC. Visit for more information Still in the concept phase, brown-ish is in development, but “we […]

Jesse Williams is Leaving ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ After 12 Seasons

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According to The Hollywood Reporter and in a shocking move, it has been reported that Jesse Williams is leaving Grey’s Anatomy.  Visit for more information The news broke after Thursday’s episode which saw the return of April Kepner played by Sarah Drew.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show had Drew return to give […]

Phylicia Rashad Named Howard University Dean of the College of Fine Arts

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One of America’s favorite television moms, actor, singer, and stage director Phylicia Rashad, has been named the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University, her alma mater, and one of the most prestigious HCBUs. Visit for more information Howard Provost Anthony K. Wutoh shared his excitement for Rashad’s addition as Dean. […]

Hulu Announces Onyx Collective For Creators Of Color

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As reported in Shadow and Act Walt Disney Television has announced an Onyx Collective, new content brand for Hulu. The content house will be a slate that curates premium entertainment by underrepresented voices and creatives of color. Onyx Collective will be the content home to several Black creators at Disney, with output from the deals […]

Teyana Taylor Updates Fans On Dionne Warwick Biopic Series

Dionne Warwick Confirms Her Biopic Starring Teyana Taylor Is In The Works

Last December, Shadow And Act reported that iconic singer Dionne Warwick preferred that singer, actress and multi-hyphenate star Teyana Taylor portray her in a biopic series.  The two stars are often noted for their resemblance to one another. Visit for more information In an interview with Buzzfeed, Taylor gave an update on the biopic series.  […]