Fruitvale Station

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.

The Academy Awards have no problem honoring historical dramas, period pieces or scripts “based on a true story,” but has such admiration for these themes…

The final hours of Oscar Grant’s life are played out in front of your eyes through Michael B. Jordan in “Fruitvale Station.” The film has…

Last year was supposed to be a banner film for Black filmmakers. Fruitvale Station, The Butler, and 12 Years a Slave were released and their…

“12 Years A Slave”, “Fruitvale Station” and “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” each received a whopping nine nominations from the Black Reel Awards. All three films…

Rev. Al Sharpton made a call to action when he said we’ve turned Trayvon Martin’s tragic death from a moment into a movement. The question…

“Fruitvale Station” is not just the name of the movie, it’s the actual Bay Area Transit Station (BART) where the murder of 22-year-old Oscar Grant…

Movies

The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:  Fruitvale Station Excellent (4 stars) Unrated   Running time: 85 minutes Distributor: The Weinstein Company   See the Full Trailer Below Our Review! Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan) and his girlfriend, Sophina (Melonie Diaz), were returning to Oakland in the wee hours of the morning after attending a New Year’s […]

OMG! Insider Kevin Frazier talks with the TJMS crew about celebrity reactions to the George Zimmerman verdict including Jennifer Hudson, Steph Curry and more. Plus,…

So much for the over-hyped notion of a post-racial America: It’s open season on black men. Black America took an emotional gut punch Saturday night…

Outside of his charming smile, athletic frame and humble demeanor, Michael B. Jordan proved that he is an incredible acting talent with his Oscar worthy performance in the independent film about the shooting of Oscar Grant, “Fruitvale Station.” Jordan, widely known for his roles in “The Wire,” “Friday Night Lights” and ” Red Tails,” delivers […]