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11 Moments Of Black Excellence You Might Have Missed This Week

The Smith family really are "icons living!"


1. Will Smith released the trailer for his new flick, Gemini Man.

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The movie is about Henry Borgen, an aging assassin, who wants to get out of the killing game. But first, he has to defeat his toughest opponent yet: a clone of himself. This movie had me at "Will Smith." Excited to see this film!

2. Red Table Talk is coming back to us on May 6!

3. Spike Lee released the trailer for his new Netflix film, See You Yesterday.

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This joint produced by Spike Lee is about two best friends, C.J. and Sebastian, who put their science-brains to the test when they build a time machine to go back in time to try to prevent C.J.'s brother from getting killed by a police officer. I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS! MARK YOUR CALS FOR MAY 17!

4. Gabrielle Union's acclaimed series, Being Mary Jane, has come to an end.


Sad this series is over, but excited to see what Gabs does next!

5. Chadwick Boseman and Stephan James dropped the trailer for their new film, 21 Bridges.

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The film follows Det. Andre Davis (Boseman) who shuts down the island of Manhattan on his hunt to track down two bank robbers (James and Taylor Kitsch) who murdered eight cops. This looks intense! I'm gonna be on the edge of my seat during this one!

6. All American was renewed for Season 2!

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Congrats to the cast of All American! Here's to a Season 3!

7. NFL quarterback Russell Wilson gifted his entire defensive line with stock in Amazon.

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What a cool way to give back to the men who protect you! You go, Russell!

8. Lionsgate teamed up with Howard University to create an internship program to promote diversity in Hollywood.

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The program will allow for six to twelve students from Howard to intern at Lionsgate and learn the ins and outs of the entertainment industry. Now this is what I like to see!

9. Diddy and his beautiful family graced the cover of Essence magazine this month.


What a regal family!

10. Kyler Murray was the first NFL draft pick of the season!

11. Finally, Lauren London and Sarunas J. Jackson's new show, Games People Play, premiered this week!


The series follows Lauren London, who plays a basketball wife, Vanessa King, and the hardships she faces while her baller husband, Marques King (Sarunas J. Jackson), is off being a fool. Def adding this show to my queue. Happy for you, Lauren!

What a fabu week! Tune in next week for more!