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Laquan McDonald. A Black child in sepia tone smiles at the camera.

Watch the Trailer for Laquan McDonald Documentary, '16 Shots'

The Showtime documentary will examine the 17-year-old’s murder at the hands of the Chicago Police Department and the subsequent cover-up.

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LISTEN: 'Desus & Mero' Stars Talk Making 'Late Night for the People'

The Bodega Boys want their new Showtime show to represent the people who are largely unrepresented in late-night television.

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Watch This Teaser for LeBron James' 'Shut Up and Dribble'

The clip features former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges as he pushes President George H.W. Bush to address systemic poverty in Black communities.

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LeBron James Spins Pundit's Insult Into Sports Activism Docuseries

Showtime’s “Shut Up and Dribble,” which counts the NBA superstar among its executive producers, will explore the history of the NBA and activism.

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Showtime Debuts Teaser for Lena Waithe's Drama Series, 'The Chi'

The Emmy-winning “Master of None” writer and star’s upcoming drama series focuses on six Black Chicagoans whose lives intertwine on the city’s predominantly Black South Side.

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'Whitney. Can I Be Me' Explores the Artist's Struggles With White Entertainment Industry Standards

The new feature documentary, which chronicles Houston’s life from pre-superstardom to her sudden 2012 death, airs exclusively on Showtime.

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READ: This Article Explores How Gentrification is Turning NYC's Subway Dancers Into 'Criminals'

A new Okayplayer article profiles street and subway dancers of color who, once a staple of New York City’s commuter culture, find their shows restricted by police and residents who seem them as a nuisance.

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Upcoming Doc, 'Burn, Motherf***er, Burn!' Explores Origins and Legacy of L.A. Riots

“Fresh Dressed” director Sacha Jenkins’ latest documentary premieres on Showtime April 21, 25 years after racial tensions exploded into days of unrest that shook Los Angeles. 

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Jay Pharoah Aims to Get 'White Famous' in Upcoming Showtime Series

The actor and comedian, who suddenly departed from “Saturday Night Live” earlier this week, will star in the comedy series as a comedian balancing autheniticity with skyrocketing fame.

W. Kamau Bell Shows Us How to Fight Hate, One Awkward Conversation at a Time

With a new CNN docu-series, “United Shades of America,” and Showtime stand-up special, “Semi-Prominent Negro,” Bell continues to serve up his unique brand of race talk through the lens of never-mean jokes.