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'Nigerian Prince' Wins $1M AT&T Grant at Tribeca Film Festival

Diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera, has been a major topic of debate around the country. UCLA’s recent Hollywood Diversity Report found that film and television content that is more diverse tends to be more successful. Yet, people of color are still underrepresented…

'Nigerian Prince' Wins AT&T $1M Grant at Tribeca Film Festival

Diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera, has been a major topic of debate around the country. UCLA’s recent Hollywood Diversity Report found that film and television content that is more diverse tends to be more successful. Yet, people of color are still underrepresented…

Steve Phillips Explains to Corporate Executives Why 'Brown is the New White'

Civil rights attorney Steve Phillips, author of the New York Times bestselling book “Brown Is the New White,”told some of the nation’s top thought leaders and corporate executives committed to diversity and inclusion that a “New American Majority” is “transforming all manners of modern society.” Phillips was the keynote speaker…

Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson Make Emmy Award Nomination History

By Sheryl Estrada Actresses Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson. Photos by Shutterstock. Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson have made history in Hollywood. The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday, and it is the first time two black actressesearned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in…