American Black Film Festival

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Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

The film veteran and rising television star were just two of several Black Hollywood figures recognized at the ceremony.

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ABC Developing Comedy From Zainab Johnson, Wanda Sykes

The still-untitled project focuses on a Muslim model forced to move in with her brothers.

John Singleton: 'A Lot of Black Filmmakers Half-Ass the S--t'

On the eve ‘Boyz n The Hood’s’ 24th anniversary, John Singleton spoke with The Root about his legendary film and the state of contemporary black filmmaking.