Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Girls Inc. announces its inaugural film festival event in partnership with actress and producer Marsai Martin. The ticketed virtual festival will take place on Sunday, June 13 spotlighting Girls Inc. girls and their inspiring stories through the art of cinema.


The 14-year-old "black-ish" star is on her way to becoming a Hollywood mogul.


The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn’t just about the color of a person’s skin, but the shade. “Colorism,” the idea that light-skinned minorities are given more privilege than their darker-skinned peers, is a centuries-old concept that many insiders say remains pervasive in the […]

Regina Hall, Issa Rae and Marsai Martin co-star in the upcoming body-swap comedy Little. The film is about a hardcore business woman, Jordan Sanders (Hall), who, after angering a young girl and facing a magic spell, wakes up as her 13-year-old self (Martin). The trailer starts with Jordan harassing and being rude to her assistant April (Rae), but when […]

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“Black-ish” star Marsai Martin has scored the title role in Amazon’s original American Girl live-action special “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win,” penned by “Roots” screenwriter Alison McDonald, who also executive produces alongside Common, reports Set in 1963 Detroit during the civil rights movement, the special centers around 10-year-old Melody, whose eyes are opened […]