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John Witherspoon dies aged 77: his life in art

Today, October 30th 2019, legendary African-American actor and stand-up comic John Witherspoon tragically died aged 77. To mark the end of Black History Month, Epigram Film & TV look back at his iconic life and career
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'Black History Month has been inevitably affected by the Windrush Scandal'

By Robin Connolly, Features Editor David Olusoga talks politics, Windrush and racial zoning in Bristol. At the end of our
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Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya continues to be an important voice and an amazing actor

‘I hope people listen to black people more. You’d be surprised how little people listen to black people when it comes to racial issues.’
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The list of Black nominations for Best Director is depressingly short

Only six black directors have ever been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. Considering whether or not any of them should have won is, to be frank, outside of the purview of this article - but each film has a place in the history of black cinema
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Will Smith's family-friendly comedy has lasted him through the years

Will Smith has been a household name for nearly 20 years. Characterised by his PG, goofy humour, and musical abilities, his fame has only grown exponentially over the years. He serves as an example of the ability for black stars to navigate genres and mediums with continued success
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Jordan Peele and the age of the ‘social thriller’

Jordan Peele's use of cinema as a form of social commentary has earned him a place amongst some of the most influential filmmakers of recent years. So - what is it that Peele has, which others lack?
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Do the Oscars really want diversity, or just to tick boxes?

As part of our Black History Month coverage, we are taking a look at the Oscars controversies and contributions to black filmmakers' recognition
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Opinion | Black History Month is not BME month

Black History Month (BHM) is a celebration of the contributions black people have made to society and a recognition of the hardships they have faced and continue to face. Despite the fact that I am from a minority ethnic background, I should not be included in BHM narratives.
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