The story of Harriet Tubman is coming to the big screen this November.

Aptly titled ‘Harriet,’ the biopic stars Cynthia Erivo in the lead role and chronicles the iconic story of the American freedom fighter.

The flick, which also features Leslie Odom Jr, Janelle Monae, and Jennifer Nettles, hones in on Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes.

In a new first look trailer, the masses are see how her courage, tenacity, and bravery freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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Keyshia Cole is bringing her pregnancy journey to BET.

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‘The Lion King’ is delivering a royal roar at the box office – both home and away.

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Marvel fans are still losing it at the number of bombshells dropped at Saturday’s (July 20) Comic-Con.

In addition to announcing the schedule for the next slew of their movies to hit screens in the coming months, it was also confirmed that ‘Black Panther 2,’ ‘Captain Marvel 2,’ and a ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot are among the studio’s rumored efforts currently in the works.

The “cherry on top” may have come right before the convention’s end with the revelation that 2-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali had signed on to assume the role of ‘Blade’:

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Tyra Banks, the genius model behind the Bankable ‘America’s Next Top Model‘ has shared fresh thoughts on her spat with Naomi Campbell in an insightful interview with the ‘Wall Street Journal.’

Alas, Banks’ decision to discuss the drama has seen former ‘Top Model’ fans take to Twitter to shed a fresh light on tweets which examine all the ways they believe she engaged in the behaviour Naomi was accused of participating in.

 

Tyra’s take, at the 11 minute mark, below…

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Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature designed to celebrate the magic of TV and Film.

Today, we revisit ‘The Wood’…the coming of age movie which starred Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones and Taye Diggs.

The moving movie was created with $6 million and earned a brilliant $25 million following its release on July 16th 1999 and delivered a soundtrack which featured tunes recorded by Luther Vandross, Outkast, Joe and Cheryl Lynn.

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‘The Lion King’ is doing big business at the US box office.

Uncaged yesterday (July 19th), the Jon Favreau production is making quite the roar. For it’s set to shatter a number of records.

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Eddie Murphy may have found a pal in Netflix.

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August 2nd brings with it the return of Netflix’s ‘Dear White People.’

Now in its third season, the show – which chronicles life, love, and of course race – at Winchester college – promises many a twist and turn for its latest outing.

As reported, a number of guest stars will join anchoring actors Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, and Antoinette Robinson. Said cameos include Laverne Cox, Yvette Nicole Brown, Blair Underwood, and Flava Flav.

Ahead of its premiere, check out the first look trailer below…

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Kamala Harris’ decision to shine a light on Joe Biden‘s questionable relationship with racial politics has seen her soar in the polls much to the delight of her followers and the dismay of those who believed Biden would always be the candidate to beat.

This week the charismatic politician has flown around the country outlining her plans to elevate the lives of the average American and revealing why she believes Donald Trump is a predatory coward.

Kamala’s thoughts and feelings below…

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Netflix has terminated its relationship with the Spike Lee series ‘She’s Gotta Have It‘ after two seasons.

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Naomi Campbell has been treating her fans to some fun-filled content this year with help from her extremely savvy creative team.

One of their creations is ‘Whole Foods Shopping with Naomi Campbell’, a piece which follows the supermodel during a trip to the grocery store.

Released as she faces criticism for her alleged friendship with the disgraced child molester Jeffrey Epstein, the video made its way to the world as part of a series named ‘Being Naomi.’

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