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Best Buy Pledges $10M to Help Los Angeles Youth

Last summer, amid a global pandemic and racial justice protests sweeping the country, Best Buy CEO Corie Barry posted a letter that raised a question: What could Best Buy do? A few months later

’40 Years a Prisoner’: TV Review

Tommy Oliver's HBO documentary '40 Years a Prisoner' looks at the conflict between MOVE and the city of Philadelphia through one man's search for justice.

Justin Timberlake, John Legend Perform at Rock the Runoff to Raise Funds for Stacey Abrams Voting Org

In support of voting rights organization Fair Fight, Kerry Washington hosted a virtual Rock the Runoff concert on Thursday with performances from John Legend, Justin Timberlake and more.

‘The Informer’: Film Review

Joel Kinnaman plays a snitch forced to enter prison for a mission in Andrea Di Stefano's 'The Informer,' co-starring Rosamund Pike, Common, Clive Owen and Ana de Armas.

Social Action Campaign for ‘Just Mercy’ Evolves Into Criminal Justice Organization (Exclusive)

Launched as part of the release of the Michael B. Jordan-starring film 'Just Mercy' last year, Represent Justice has grown from an advocacy campaign to a fully fledged nonprofit working to reform the…

Netflix’s ‘Bookmarks’ Aims to Amplify Black Voices “Through the Joy of Reading”

Teen activist Marley Dias talks to The Hollywood Reporter about hosting and executive producing the new Netflix series Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices, her #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign and her…

Netflix Sets Black Children’s Books Series ‘Bookmarks’

Netflix has set a Black children's books series of 12 five-minute videos, called 'Bookmarks,' hosted by #1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Dias, 15, featuring stars like Tiffany Haddish, Lupita…

Common and Producer Scott Budnick Zoom “Hope and Inspiration” for Incarcerated Individuals

On a group call with 130,000 California prisoners in their cells, Common and producer Scott Budnick shared information on COVID-19 and "let them know that they're not forgotten."

‘The Apollo’: Film Review | Tribeca 2019

The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival opens with Roger Ross Williams' 'The Apollo,' a moving ode to the historic Harlem theater.

Common to Star in ‘Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club’ TV Series (Exclusive)

Common will star in a TV series based on B.P. Reiter's 'The Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club.'

Common Signs Overall Deal With Lionsgate TV

Common has signed an overall deal with Lionsgate TV to create and develop new projects for the studio.

Common Leaves CAA for UTA

Common has left talent agency CAA for UTA.