Documentary

Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born on August 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia. She was an American vocalist and was known as “First Lady of Song”, “Queen of Jazz”, and “Lady Ella”. During Fitzgerald’s 59-year career span, she won 13 Grammy Awards, awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Ronald Reagan and she won […]

Suge Knight made some shocking allegations earlier this week about the death of his former artist, Tupac Shakur. Reports surfaced that Knight revealed to his attorney that he knew who murdered the late rapper — claiming it was his former bodyguard Reggie White Jr. and ex-wife Sharitha Golden. He said they were targeting him that night, […]

Fresh off the success of the Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z and the Weinstein company are reportedly partnering up again to do an ambitious series of film and television projects about Trayvon Martin. According to Variety, the rap icon won the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally […]

VH1 is celebrating Women’s History Month and the achievements of Black women by exploring their diverse roles in the world of comedy. All Jokes Aside: Women In Comedy takes us into the world of some of our favorite comediennes, including Tichina Arnold, who played Pam on the popular show Martin, and Yvonne Orji, who is best […]

"Stranger Fruit's" director says this new footage proves that on the day that Brown died, he didn't try to rob a local convenience store.

The University of Phoenix and NewsOne release an education documentary. It explores innovative solutions to complex educational problems in the African American community.

Even cable networks get scammed sometimes. That was the case for the A&E Channel who cancelled their upcoming KKK documentary which was intended to serve as a close look at anti-hate extractors focused on helping people leave the Ku Klux Klan. In a statement released over the weekend, the network said that they’ve decided not to air […]

Forest Whitaker will co-produce Roxanne Roxanne, a feature about the 1980s Roxanne hip-hop wars in New York.

Before he was Prisoner No. 0264892, O.J. Simpson was a star. In ESPN's five-part 30 for 30 documentary about "The Juice," the story takes a look at where he grew up and went to school

"Black Women In Medicine" was a five-year effort that began in 2011. But Crystal Emery asserts the film was not created to lament about the lack of diversity in the field, but to do do something much more boundless.

If the film truly mirrors Rihanna's life, this should be interesting.

Clear your schedules on Monday, the only thing you should be doing is tuning in to the premiere of HBO's 'MAVIS!' documentary.