“How can we all—regardless of race—honestly reckon with our country’s fraught racial history and free ourselves from its burden?” Ta-Nehisi Coates seeks to answer in ‘Between the World and Me.’
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MTV’s ‘Rebel Music: Native America’ features four indigenous musicians and activists — Frank Waln, Inez Jasper, Nataanii Means (son of activist Russell Means) and Mike “Witko” Cliff — using art to save their communities.
Actress Viola Davis is set to star in and produce an upcoming HBO biopic on abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, women’s rights activist and Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman.
‘Black Panther Woman,’ a documentary on Marlene Cummins and the little known Australian chapter of the Black Panther Party, is set to screen at the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival in Brooklyn, New York.
The Journey of You begins with those who came before you and ends with the legacy you leave for the future.
An exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts will celebrate Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and the year they spent in the city while he completed the “Detroit Industry Murals.”
Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red give fans a Thanksgiving treat titled, “Burn Your Village To The Ground.”
‘Game of Thrones’ actress Carice van Houten has joined Stephan James and Jason Sudeikis in the forthcoming biopic on track and field star Jesse Owens, titled ‘Race.’
People have been circulating a mislabeled photo that claims to be Esther Jones, whose singing style inspired the popular animated character Betty Boop. Despite the connection, this doesn’t make Betty Boop black.
‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s extraordinary 18th century period drama will hit digital HD/VOD services on Tuesday, August 12th.
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.
On Monday, Ta-Nehisi Coates stopped by the Colbert Report to discuss his extensive and thoroughly researched “Case for Reparations” and America’s ongoing history of institutional racism.
July 19th will mark the first of many gatherings for people of African-Native American ancestry in the nation’s capital.
Marlene Cummins is the woman at the center of Rachel Perkins’ documentary ‘Black Panther Woman,’ which chronicles her time as part of the little known Australian chapter of the Black Panther Party.
Enjoy a featurette behind the 1779 oil painting that inspired ‘Belle,’ Amma Asante’s compelling period drama, which premiered in New York City and Los Angeles on May 2nd and will hit more theaters throughout May/June 2014.
Dear white people, “whiteface” does not exist. Please stop trying to make it a thing.
Bill Siegel’s ‘Trials of Muhammad Ali’ documentary is set to air on PBS’ Independent Lens on April 14th.
“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.
Veoir Magazine’s second issue includes yet another impeccable spread, “X,” a tribute to human rights activist Malcolm X featuring model Adonis Bosso.