Who is the man that would risk his neck for his brother, man? Shaft! Can You dig It? If one Shaft is good, why not three? The upcoming “Shaft” film will feature a trio of John Shafts. John Shaft Jr., (Jessie Usher), a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family’s help […]

Plus, "Get Out" actor responds to Samuel L. Jackson's claims that British actors cannot understand the African-American experience and the GOP healthcare bill could force women to pay to give birth.

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Jackson argued that African-American actors should have a stake in portraying the Black experience in America on film.


Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to chronicle the historic moment, and spoke with a number of dignitaries, as well as celebrities, who came from all over the country to experience the venue directly after the dedication ceremony ended.


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Academy Award nominee Djimon Honsou stars in Warner Brothers’ The Legend of Tarzan alongside Alexander Skarsgård, Christopher Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson. The iconic story follows the journey of Tarzan after he’s has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about filming with Jackson, […]

Actor Samuel L. Jackson will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday’s BET Awards this weekend. Jackson, debut in the 1972 movie, “Together for Days”, and is best noted for his work in several Quentin Tarantino films: The Hateful Eight, Django Unchained and Pulp Fiction. Catch the talented no-nonsense actor this summer in […]

Serena Williams will donate funds for supplies in Compton public schools. This is part of the #BestSchoolDay campaign that includes 50 celebrities who are donating to schools through the crowdfunding platform DonorChoose.org.

So, yesterday on Twitter, Donald Trump tweeted that he doesn’t know Samuel L. Jackson and that he’s not a fan because Sam does too many commercials. He also said that he’s never played golf with the actor. Where did this all come from? Seems that Jackson did an interview with Rhapsody Magazine and mentioned playing golf […]


More details have been revealed regarding songstress Janet Jackson’s health condition. Just days after she announced the postponement of her ‘Unbreakable’ tour, source are now saying that Jackson is undergoing tests for throat cancer. According to reports, doctors came across a tumor on her vocal cords. “Doctors found a growth on Janet’s vocal chords that could […]

Spike Lee’s rolled out a new peek at his upcoming movie Chi-Raq, where women are resorted to drastic measures to bring peace to their neighborhoods. Love lockdown is the name of the game in the new trailer for Chi-Raq, which is based on the Greek comedy Lysistrata. Spike, who partnered with Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions […]


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