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The Apollo. Red theater marquee reads "Apollo."

'The Apollo' Spotlights the History of New York's Most Famous Black Theater

The documentary explores the legacy and impact of the Harlem theater via interviews and archival footage.

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'The Boondocks' to Return in 2020

The Freeman family will now live on HBO Max. And yes, creator Aaron McGruder is running the show.

"A Black Lady Sketch Show." Two Black women raising champagne glasses.

Watch the Hilarious Trailer for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The upcoming HBO series features a star-studded cast.

Stars of "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black

'A Black Lady Sketch Show' Has a Premiere Date

Robin Thede helms the first major sketch comedy series created by and starring Black women.

Bryan Stevenson. Black man in gray jacket suit, black pants and tie, white shirt, standing on the steps of a courthouse.

EXCLUSIVE: Powerful Clip From HBO Doc on Bryan Stevenson's Liberatory Work

In “True Justice,” the Equal Justice Initiative founder connects the dots between enslavement and death sentences for Black people—and breaks down why he is committed to ending mass incarceration.

The sign for Harlem's Apollo theater lit up in red against a cityscape at night.

New Doc 'The Apollo' Tells the Story of Harlem's Most Iconic Theater

The HBO documentary screened as the opening selection for the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

A Black Woman with long hair and black shirt stands at event in front of wall that reads "Native Son'."

MUST-READ QUOTE: With Projects in Theater, Film, TV and Music, Suzan-Lori Parks is a Quadruple Threat

The Pultizer Prize-winning playwright is seemingly everywhere at the moment.  

Performer Michael Jackson with curly hair in low ponytail wearing sunglasses and a gold studded black shirt and black pants standing on stage at a concert

Twitter Responds to Michael Jackson Doc, 'Leaving Neverland'

The new documentary centers on two men who allege that the pop star sexually abused them as boys.

Illustration of Black and Brown and White incarcerated men in brown uniforms in front of white light and dark blue room.

Incarcerated Men Document Their 'Hard Truth' Via Film

Men incarcerated at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Indiana co-directed “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It,” which captures their education in documentary filmmaking.

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Watch the Trailer for Amanda Seales' Stand-Up Special

“Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin’”—the “Insecure” actress’ first televised stand-up special—airs on HBO.

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New Sandra Bland Documentary Calls On World to 'Say Her Name'

The feature-length documentary follows Bland’s family as they try to answer the questions surrounding her 2015 death in police custody.

Black-and-white image of Brock Peters in shirt and overalls next to Gregory Peck in glasses and suit in front of courthouse with Black audience members in top balcony

Terence Nance Remixed Dozens of White Savior Scenes So You Don't Have To

The boundary-pushing artist behind HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” discusses his new multimedia project that skewers White savior tropes.

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Watch The First Episode of 'Random Acts of Flyness' For Free

HBO made the premiere episode of Terence Nance’s surreal series, complete with segments about Black love and survival, available to stream gratis.

Kid Fury in blue jeans and white and black shirt and hat hold black microphone while sitting in black chair in front of brown wood wall

Kid Fury Lands Comedy With Gay Black Protagonist at HBO

The comedian and executive producer Lena Waithe will develop a series about navigating undiagnosed depression and the pressures of adulthood in New York City. 

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Terence Nance Commits 'Random Acts of Flyness' in Trippy Trailer

The filmmaker behind “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” promises a free-association look at structural oppression and the media in his upcoming late-night series for HBO.

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Wyatt Cenac's New Late Night Show Explores America's 'Problem Areas'

“It felt like we could talk about something that, while it seems intractable, there are ways to make a difference that don’t just involve saying, ‘We’re going to wait for the midterms!’”

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Terence Nance Lands New Half-Hour Comedy Series With HBO

“Random Acts of Flyness” is the director’s first project for television.

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Issa Rae and Angela Flournoy Join Forces for HBO Family Drama

The series follows a Black family living in Los Angeles during the turbulent ’90s.

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Mahershala Ali Will Lead HBO's Third 'True Detective' Season

The Oscar-winning actor will portray Wayne Hays, an Arkansas state police detective investigating a crime in the Ozarks.

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RuPaul's 'Queen,' Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson's '2 Dope Queens' Heading to Small Screen

RuPaul will executive produce a series about his life for Hulu, while Williams and Robinson will adapt their comedy podcast into a limited-run HBO show.