Kerry Washington wants 'UnPrisoned' to make people 'examine their own prejudices around who formerly incarcerated people are'
Kerry Washington talks to Yahoo Entertainment about her new Hulu dramedy "UnPrisoned."
Oscar nominee Angela Bassett looks back at 'grueling' Tina Turner role, 'Malcolm X,' 'Stella' and more
Angela Bassett shares stories from "Kindergarten Cop," "Boyz n the Hood," "Malcolm X," "What's Love Got to Do With It," "Waiting to Exhale," "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," "Soul" and "Black Panther."
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'The two freest Black men of the 20th century': Netflix doc traces Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali's friendship, fallout
Director Marcus A. Clarke explores the deep, complex bond between Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali — and imagines what could have been
Ruth E. Carter Becomes Only 2nd Costume Designer to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Ruth E. Carter, the legendary costume designer known for working on films like “Malcolm X,” “Amistad” and “Black Panther,” will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, making her only the second costume designer to ever be recognized. The other costume designer is Edith Head, who was honored in 1960 back when the Walk of Fame was first created. Carter though has already made history, as she’s the first Black woman to ever win the Oscar for costume design, doing so for her work on “Black Panther” in 2018. Carter will be recognized in a star dedication ceremony on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. PT, and guest speakers Oprah Winfrey and Eddie Murphy, with whom she worked this past year on “Coming 2 America,” will honor her at the ceremony. And though the ceremony this year will be virtual, the Ruth E. Carter star will be put in place at 6800 Hollywood Blvd. You can stream the ceremony through the walkoffame.com website. Also Read: 11 Legendary Celebs Who Don't Have Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photos) Carter got her start when she met Spike Lee at the Los Angeles Theater Center in 1986, who hired her for his second film “School Daze.” She has since collaborated with him on “Do the Right Thing,” “Mo’ Better Blues,” “Jungle Fever,” “Oldboy,” “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” and was nominated for an Oscar for “Malcolm X.” She was also nominated for an Emmy for the TV series “Roots.” Carter has also worked with legendary directors such as Steven Spielberg and John Singleton and has dressed actors from Denzel Washington to Josh Brolin and actresses from Angela Bassett to Oprah. She’s come to be known for her costumes inspired by traditional African tribal wear merged with a contemporary look delivering fashion and function, even incorporating technology in a way that has made her style one of the top voices in Afrofuturism. In addition to work on television, Carter has also made her foray into consumer fashion with a Conscious Collection collaboration with H&M featuring Carter’s ’90s street-inspired look from her early films. Her next film, “Coming 2 America,” debuts on Amazon Prime Video on March 5. Read original story Ruth E Carter Becomes Only 2nd Costume Designer to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame At TheWrap
How 'One Night in Miami' meeting with Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke shows 'complicated relationship' between Black men and America
Director Regina King, screenwriter Kemp Powers and stars Leslie Odom Jr., Aldis Hodge, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Eli Goree talk acclaimed new drama "One Night in Miami."
Regina King To Direct Adaptation Of ‘One Night In Miami’
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-winning actress Regina King is set to direct One Night in Miami, based on the debut play from Kemp Powers, who has adapted it for the screen. Set on the night of February 25, 1964, the story follows a young Cassius Clay as he emerges from the Miami Beach Convention Center as the World […]