Black Models Were Turned Away from Miami Swim Week casting because of their Skin Color Models Joia Talbott and Ka-Cey share their experience, saying the two of them, along with 10 to 15 other women “were dismissed from a casting today because they told us they didn’t want any more black models.” Talbott also alleges […]
Fans Flood Oakland Comic Store for Exclusive Local ‘Black Panther’ Cover Fans lined up outside a comic store in downtown Oakland Wednesday for the chance to get their hands on the new and exclusive “Black Panther” comic that features the city of Oakland on the cover. Comic enthusiasts waited outside Cape & Cowl Comics an […]
Portraits Aimed at Black Empowerment The company Creative Soul shot a stunning series of portraits aimed at empowering young African-Americans to embrace their natural beauty and let their imaginations run wild.
Letitia Wright inspires the next generation of superheroes The breakout star of “Black Panther” and now “Avengers: Infinity War” opens up about what fans can expect in the highly anticipated blockbuster.
ALNUR African Dancers Cosplay Inspired By Black Panther #DoraMilaje https://wokevideo.com/ Meet the awesome black girls of ALNUR African Dance & Drum Class! ALNUR African, Drum, Dance & Drama Troupe is a Detroit-based youth performing arts company. It was founded by Mama Ayi 17 years ago. “Alnur” means “The Light”! #RepresentationMatters #BlackPantherMovie #WeAreWakanda#WakandaForever #BlackPanther
Oscars 2018: Jordan Peele is the first African-American to win Best Original Screenplay Jordan Peele has earned a place in the Oscars history books. The 39-year-old, who made his name in sketch comedy as one-half of Comedy Central series Key & Peele, won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Get Out at the […]
Johanne Rahaman’s Photography Show A Different Side Of ‘African American’ Communities Johanne Rahaman’s ‘Black Florida’ are pictures about culture. In her travels across the state, she’s noticed that not everyone stays. “Black people are being forced out of communities that have historically been theirs,” she says. So with each snap, she preserves what she can, while […]
“Get Out” Writer-Director Jordan Peele Speaks On Race Today One-half of the duo Key & Peele, Jordan Peele has burst beyond the sketch comedy universe with one of the year’s most critically-acclaimed films: “Get Out,” a satirical horror film in which a black man uncovers the terrifying secret beneath the surface of his white girlfriend’s […]
LEIMERT PARK – Series Trailer Presented by MACRO & Homegrown Pictures Set against a vibrant but rapidly gentrifying Leimert Park, best friends and roommates navigate life, love and sex. Things get complicated when three best friends share a house in South LA’s Leimert Park. Despite being married, beats-maker Mickey hasn’t had an orgasm in three […]
Starr Andrews Figure Skater Star! A 16-year-old figure skater just won our hearts while competing at the U.S. National Championships on Friday. Starr Andrews Covers Whitney Houston’s ‘One Moment In Time’ During National Figure Skating Championship Routine. Throwback video of Starr skating to Willow Smith’s Whip Your Hair! Read More: https://www.essence.com/culture/starr-andrews-figure-skater-whitney-houston-one-moment-time
ReelBlack Presents: Black Film Now Featuring: Haile Gerima Ava Duvernay Terence Nance Will Packer Nekisa Cooper Stanley Nelson Devon Franklin Shola Lynch Tany Hamilton Dr. Tukufu Zuberi Harry Belafonte Kerry Washington Kimberly Elise Issa Rae Anthony Mackie Cheryl Dunye Paul Mooney Kevin Hart Ice T John Singleton Dennis Dortch Numa Perrier Spike Lee
She’s Gotta Have It Actress Joins Captain Marvel Film. DeWanda Wise Star of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ has been cast in the role opposite of Brie Larson as Spectrum in the Marvel Studios upcoming movie Captain Marvel.
Black Model Mom Embraces Stretch Marks To Inspire Others A Black mother has launched an online campaign to inspire women to embrace their stretch marks. Striving to be a swimsuit model all her life, Talmesha Jones, from San Antonio, Texas, struggled to accept her post-baby stretch marks when she gave birth to her only son, […]
Egyptian Video Game with Melanated Characters! Valley of Gods is a single-player first person video game set in Egypt in the 1920s. You play as a Black explorer and filmmaker Rashida who, along with your old partner Zora, has traveled to the middle of the desert in the hopes of making a seemingly-impossible discovery and […]
Black Panther’s Hannah Beachler talks Wakanda Design Black Panther‘s design was inspired by Blade Runner, according to Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler. Beachler revealed Blade Runner‘s influence on the Marvel Cinematic Universe film on Twitter after a fan asked her about the inspiration behind her vision. “Yes, I was definitely inspired by the original Blade Runner,” she wrote. When asked for more about how the sci-fi […]
Whose Streets?’ Filmmakers Explore Ferguson, Black Lives Matter Damon Davis and Sabaah Folayan’s documentary about the social unrest that erupted on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 is getting high marks at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Melanin Illustrated 28 sorority sisters from Florida A&M University went to Costa Rica for a photo shoot that has since gone viral. The trip was meant to celebrate their tenth anniversary of joining Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., they hired a photographer for a shoot that they dubbed “Melanin Illustrated,” in which they each donned […]
Melanin – Kaywuu Music Video UK-based Ghanaian Afrobeat artiste Kaywuu believes the Afrobeats music genre is going to take Ghana music far. “Melanin is dedicated to all the beautiful dark skin ladies all over the world. I have strong connection with my Ghanaian roots and I am greatly inspired by the beauty and pride that […]
Streaming now on TIDAL – https://JAY-Z.co/444 Music video by JAY-Z performing The Story of O.J.. 2017 S. Carter Enterprises, LLC. Marketed by Roc Nation & Distributed by Roc Nation/UMG Recordings, Inc. Jay is droping knowledge here, do you hear him? Financial freedom is the goal, but not for the individual, for the people! […]
1804 Official Movie Trailer – The Hidden History of Haiti! 1804 The Hidden History of Haiti Official Trailer From the producer of the Hidden Colors documentary series. 1804: The Hidden History of Haiti is a feature length documentary film about the untold history of the Haitian revolution. This new compelling film is produced and directed […]