Black Panther

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Marvel May Finally Be Giving Fans a Leading Gay Movie Hero

He's swole, lives for centuries and is here to take on Hollywood's erasure of queer superheroes.
Taylor Hosking
3.6.19
Oscars

The 'Black Panther' Costume and Song Oscar Nominations Are a Big Moment

The movie's radical politics extend far beyond the main plot, making typically low key categories much more political.
Taylor Hosking
1.23.19
Culture

The Moments That Defined 2018's Surge in Afrofuturism

'Black Panther' reignited a longstanding cultural tradition celebrating sci fi, technology, Africa, and the power of blackness in art.
Taylor Hosking
12.31.18
tv

Stan Lee Was a True Ally For People Of Colour

Beyond the art, comic books and heroes, Stan Lee chose to support diversity and the civil rights movement in a way so few people did.
Noel Ransome
11.13.18
Art

Akinola Davies Jr Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonisers

His latest film criticises museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.8.18
tv

‘Insecure’ Sees My Messy, Awkward Blackness

In season three, Issa reminds us we don’t always have to strive for excellence.
Noel Ransome
8.23.18
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Premieres Its First Cinema in 35 Years

The government has finally lifted its decades-long ban on women and men hanging around together in the name of lighthearted cinematic fun.
Nada Hagouz
5.9.18
Film

Marvel’s Black Superheroes Speak to Our Double-Edged Political Moment

Not merely existing to assuage white guilt, Heimdall, Storm, Black Panther and Luke Cage have given us more to think about.
Tari Ngangura
4.4.18
Film

The Extreme Sport Behind the Fight Scenes in 'Black Panther'

Nope, it's not CGI.
Jeremy Price
3.11.18
entertainment

Shocking Study: Films That Feature More Than Just White People Make Money

Diversity in film is apparently a thing people want to see more of and its showing.
Noel Ransome
3.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Writing a Different Kind of 'Captain America'

"I'm not convinced I can tell a great 'Captain America' story – which is precisely why I want so bad to try."
Drew Schwartz
3.1.18
Comics!

Beyond 'Black Panther': You Need to Know These Black Comic Book Creators

We asked exhibitors at the inaugural BAM Black Comix Expo what it means to show their work at a black comics convention.
Matthew James-Wilson
2.21.18
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