After watching ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’ it is critical to dig deeper with readings from the #BlackPantherSyllabus.
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Aisha Hinds and Mo McRae have been cast as Civil Rights leaders Fannie Lou Hamer and Stokely Carmichael in HBO’s forthcoming Lyndon B. Johnson mini-series, ‘All The Way.’
For her 153rd birthday, Google celebrated journalist, suffragist, sociologist and anti-lynching activist, Ida B. Wells with a doodle.
Ava DuVernay’s acclaimed civil rights drama ‘Selma’ (2014) is set to arrive on VOD April 21, 2015, followed by a DVD/Blu-Ray release on May 5, 2015.
Netflix and RadicalMedia’s Nina Simone documentary ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ is set to premiere exclusively on the streaming provider on June 25, 2015.
Common and John Legend have premiered the official music video for their award-winning protest anthem “Glory.”
Common and John Legend’s Selma anthem “Glory” won “Best Original Song in a Motion Picture” at Sunday’s 2014 Golden Globe Awards.
Common and John Legend perform their Selma theme “Glory” on the Good Morning America’s Winter Concert Series stage.
In cooperation with the Estate of Nina Simone, Netflix and RadicalMedia have teamed up to produce a documentary on the legend titled ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?,’ out in 2015.
HBO has acquired the rights to produce a television adaptation of the Tony Award–winning play ‘All the Way,’ starring former ‘Breaking Bad’ star Bryan Cranston.
Dear white people, “whiteface” does not exist. Please stop trying to make it a thing.
Singer-songwriter, actor, activist and icon Harry Belafonte was presented an honorary doctor of music degree from Boston’s Berklee College of Music on Thursday, which also featured a concert in his honor.
“There’s a myth that Black women don’t have power in Hollywood. We’ve found 75 who do,” says Essence Magazine, which will soon host its 7th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.
Shola Lynch’s Free Angela and All Political Prisoners will makes its television debut on BET on Wednesday, February 26th.
‘Cesar Chavez: An American Hero,’ a biopic on legendary civil rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez is set to make its North American debut at SXSW 2014, followed by a premiere in theaters on March 28th.
Transgender activist Janet Mock (and those amazing curls) recently sat down with Melissa H. Perry to speak on trans visibility and her new memoir ‘Redefining Realness,’ which released February 4th.
This February the Smithsonian Channel will premiere ‘Breath of Freedom,’ a documentary on African-American WWII soldiers who experienced being equals for the first time in Germany, and returned home determined to change their own country.
Check out two new clips from Hallmark’s civil rights era ‘The Watsons Go To Birmingham’ starring Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier, and Wood Harris.
Undeterred by requests to boycott Israel, Alicia Keys says her Tel Aviv show will proceed as planned.
On April 5th Jada Pinkett-Smith’s powerful new documentary film, ‘Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,’ will be shown at select theaters in major cities.