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Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga revealed that they’ve examined their own privilege as light skin women while making the film Passing.
/ October 28, 2021
Byron Allen Is Inducted Into The Broadcasting
Allen, owner of theGrio, remembers sneaking onto the set of “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” as a youngster.
/ October 15, 2021
Passing Netflix thegrio.com
Black Twitter had thoughts on ‘Passing’ after Netflix dropped the trailer for the film starring Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga.
/ September 23, 2021
Queen Sugar OWN thegrio.com
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) hosted its third annual TV Honors Awards on Saturday in a virtual ceremony.
/ August 21, 2021
Allen, Jordan and the late MC are among a class of 38 Walk of Fame performers in music, TV, film and a new sports category
/ June 18, 2021
Rebecca Hall makes directorial debut at Sundance with the adaption of Passing, Nella Larsen’s 1929 seminal novella of the same name.
/ February 3, 2021
Uncorked www.theGrio.com
We rounded up a handful of television series, movies, and documentaries that may have gone under your radar this year.
/ December 31, 2020