It’s the last holiday weekend of the year so if you haven’t done your Back To School shopping, well, we feel sorry for ya! There’s still a little time if you can get past all the entertianment offerings this weekend. HBCU Football Classic season kicks off this weekend and fans in Houston and Orlando will be celebrating as their cities host two big classics.

Mos Def, now being credited as Yasiin Bey, appears in the new Elmore Leonard flick Life of Crime and Patti Labelle and Maze head out on their joint tour. And of course, the AllState Tom Joyner Family Reunion 2014 is going on over the weekend in Orlando at the Gaylord Palms Resort.

Here’s what else is happening this weekend.


All Times Eastern

Friday, August 29

DVR ALERT: Being Mary Jane

BET, 2 p.m.

The movie that started it all

2 Guns

HBO, 9 p.m.

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg star in a comedic action movie

Saturday, August 30


OWN, 8 p.m.

Oprah Winfrey,Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise and Danny Glover star in this adaptation of the Toni Morrison novel

Sunday, August 31


Sundance 8 p.m.

The Blaxploitation classic starring Ron O’Neal as a drug dealer who wants out of the game


Hiding in Plain Sight by Nurddin Farah

An African woman must decide if she can take on her niece and nephew when her brother is killed



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