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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled new plans to increase diversity among the Academy's membership.

Roland Martin talks with some of the hottest directors, actors, and musicians who continue to leave their mark on pop culture.

Roland Martin caught up with director Ava DuVernay during the Color Of Change’s 10th Anniversary Gala. During their chat, DuVernay discussed the relaunch of The…

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you sights, sounds, and exclusive interviews from the 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans.  India Arie Talks New Music, Addresses…

Since the dash cam footage release of Sandra Bland’s arrest in Waller County, Texas on Tuesday, many are questioning whether the video was edited due to the…

Ava DuVernay is on her way to making history once again. According to The Wrap, the Selma director is the number one choice to direct…

Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers”…

Ava DuVernay, the uber-talented director of the seminal film, “Selma,” and the first African American woman at the helm of a Best Picture nomination at…

Days before the nation acknowledges the 50 years that have passed since peaceful civil rights demonstrators were brutality beaten on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, a new…

Alfre Woodard hosted her annual pre-Oscar party to celebrate African American women in film in the penthouse of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. HipHollywood was on…