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Fall 2015's Answers to Last Season's Biggest TV Cliffhangers

Whether it’s the jaw-dropping cliffhangers, post-show memes on social media or just great writing, there’s something to be said for a good show, especially when it comes back from hiatus. The fall TV season is almost upon us and there are a host of new and returning shows we’ve been anxiously anticipating. From comedies and dramas to reality shows that are a little mix of both. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites.
Black Enterprise

Actor Jamie Hector Moves Mountains for a Good Cause

On-screen Jamie Hector is known for playing heartless bad guys—most notably the role of Marlo Stanfield on HBO’s The Wire—but in real-life, the Brooklyn-born actor is actually a good guy with a heart of gold. For the past two years Hector has been making a difference in his community through his nonprofit, Moving Mountains, Inc., which gives youngsters between the ages of 12-21 the opportunity to develop their talents in performing arts.
Black Enterprise

Celebrity Apprentice's Lil’ Jon on What He Learned From Donald Trump

For most of his career Jonathan “Lil’ Jon” Smith has been known as a rambunctious entertainer who crafts high-energy songs and catchphrases. But during the latest season of Celebrity Apprentice, the Atlanta rapper/producer showcased his business acumen, making it to the show’s final four. The professional demeanor wasn’t just for television, as the 39-year-old performer has his hand in several businesses.
Complex

The Best Movies of 2018 (So Far)

Going to theaters in 2018 has been an interesting endeavor. Black superheroes have ruled the box office, only to be snapped into the ether by huge, purple Titans. One of the creepiest films of the year is drenched in ASL, and teens dealing with their own sexuality have a truly inspiring coming out tale. It's time to put these films into proper perspective. Let's take a look at the Best Movies of 2018 (so far). Grab your popcorn; it's going to be a wild one.
JetMag.com

Antoine Fuqua On Olympus Has Fallen & The Black Movie Experience

Antoine Fuqua is not your average Hollywood director. Over the course of his career the Pittsburgh native has quietly built an impressive portfolio that includes a who’s who of talent, ranging from Denzel Washington (Training Day) and Wesley Snipes (Brooklyn’s Finest) to Mark Wahlberg (Shooter) and Clive Owen (King Arthur). Fuqua’s latest, Olympus Has Fallen (in theaters today) continues his penchant for great storytelling through powerful performers.
Complex

How Negan Almost Killed 'The Walking Dead' Before Its 100th Episode

A show reaching its 100th episode can be a gift and a curse. On one hand, hitting this milestone is proof that the writers and actors have created characters that resonate with a mass audience. On the other hand, when you produce that much quantity over the course of several years it’s hard to consistently maintain the quality. The Walking Dead finds itself at this crossroad with its 100th episode, “Mercy,” which also serves as the premiere of the AMC hit’s pivotal eighth season.
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