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Black Women Television Writers are the Great Memorialists of Our Time

Black women television writers like Issa Rae, Michaela Coel, and Lena Waithe have created a new genre of TV, where Black womanhood gets explored in ways previously unseen on screen. In 2012, The Atlantic published a piece about the future of TV-as-Literature. Culture writer Michael Agresta noted how, 15 years prior, HBO shows like The…

Action Bronson Shares New Single “Golden Eye,” New Album Tracklist
After Years of Anticipation, the First ‘Dune’ Trailer Has Arrived
The ‘Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ Reboot Gets Picked Up For Two Seasons

The Bel-Air reboot will air on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service Peacock. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot that was…

Three 6 Mafia Files $6 Million Copyright Lawsuit Against Suicideboys

Three 6 Mafia claims the group illegally profited off their original sound. In documents from…

Instead Of Kneeling, Kaepernick’s ‘Madden’ Touchdown Celebration Is The Black Power Fist

EA Sports announced that  would be returning to the game on Tuesday. Colin Kaepernick will…

Tyler Perry Films Four Shows in Two Months in ‘Camp Quarantine’

The cast and crew camped out at Tyler Perry Studios for 51 days total. Tyler…

Lupita Nyong’o Shares an Emotional Message Honoring Chadwick Boseman

In her tribute, Nyong’o wrote, “When I was around Chadwick, I wanted to be better,…

‘P-Valley’ Is A Southern Story Made Even Better By Southern Music

From Southern rap to blues, P-Valley wouldn’t be what it is without its well-crafted soundtrack. It’s often…

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Hired a “Faux-Bama” Just to Fire Him Before…

Cohen’s tell-all memoir details Trump’s unhinged distaste for his presidential predecessor. Though he’s never been…

Jacob Blake Shares Hopeful Message from Hospital Bed: “There’s a Lot More…

“We can stick together, make some money, make everything easier for our people.” Jacob Blake,…

Chadwick Boseman Is Getting His Own Statue In Hometown

The announcement comes amid a petition for a Chadwick Boseman statue to replace a Confederate…

‘Cuties’ Director Maïmouna Doucouré Received Death Threats For Controversial Netflix Poster

Netflix recently apologized for the American Cuties promotional poster. On September 9, Netflix will release the…

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We March: A Zine Commemorating the 2020 March on Washington

Okayplayer’s We March is a commemorative digital zine celebrating the 2020 March on Washington, photographed…

A George Washington University Professor Lied About Being Black

In a Medium post, professor Jessica Krug revealed she went under the fake name Jess…

Would You Watch a ‘Verzuz’ “Social Justice” Battle With Shaun King?

New York Times columnist Charles Blow wants to square off against Shaun King. The past few…