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Should Zoe Saldana Star in Nina Simone Biopic? The Dark vs. Light Skin Debate Continues

  A movie about the life of African American singer-songwriter Nina Simone is coming under fire in recent weeks. Producers for the forthcoming biopic Nina, announced this week that Zoe Saldana would play the title role. Zoe Saldana, 34, got the role after Mary J. Blige, who’s been attached to the film for years, announced… Continue reading Should Zoe Saldana Star in Nina Simone Biopic? The Dark vs. Light Skin Debate Continues

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Behind The Scenes With Gustavius Smith

Gustavius Smith is an award-winning writer and director from Nassau, Bahamas. With interests in design, writing and acting he studied theater at Florida A&M University and later worked in Nassau as a staff reporter for The Tribune newspaper. His articles have been published by PolicyMic and NYIHA Media. In 2002, Smith’s passion for storytelling led… Continue reading Behind The Scenes With Gustavius Smith

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AND A LEADER IS BORN- Jimmy Toussaint

NOTE FROM BLACK STREET: Typically when featuring an individual we would post a bio and questions would follow. When we contacted Jimmy, and he agreed to be featured on Black Street, he sent us a wonderful and entertaining bio. We also included the "Disclaimer". We hope you enjoy this piece as much as we did.… Continue reading AND A LEADER IS BORN- Jimmy Toussaint