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Liam Neeson Had the Sort of 'Impulse' That Literally Kills Black People

Power walking will never kill this brand of racism because it's innate.
Noel Ransome
2.5.19
Profile

Terence Nance Is Conquering Hollywood with the Power of His People

The creator of 'Random Acts of Flyness' has a bold vision of blackness that revolutionized TV in 2018—and he's just getting started.
Taylor Hosking
1.8.19
Art

Artists Like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness

We talk with Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than trauma and struggle.
Noel Ransome
11.29.18
Art

This Artist Builds Sculptures Using Only Black Lego

We had a chance to speak with Toronto’s Ekow Nimako about why he’s building monuments for black youth.
VICE Staff
11.2.18
Art

MoMA Is Finally Giving Legendary Black Artist Charles White His Due

Black people have made great art forever but have been mostly ignored by large museums. Nearly 40 years after his death, White is finally getting the acclaim he deserves.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.24.18
tv

‘Luke Cage’ Wasn’t Black Enough to Be a Classic

In trying to appeal to every audience, the show's quality has suffered greatly.
Noel Ransome
10.23.18
TIFF 2018

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Is a Raw Adaptation of Black Love

Love as an antidote to black struggle is the most real thing that I can imagine.
Noel Ransome
9.12.18
tv

‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Nails the Horror Show of My Black Mind

Why this HBO show is the most daring thing on TV right now.
Noel Ransome
9.6.18
tv

‘Insecure’ Sees My Messy, Awkward Blackness

In season three, Issa reminds us we don’t always have to strive for excellence.
Noel Ransome
8.22.18
tv

You Need to Watch 'Random Acts of Flyness,' HBO's Wild New Late-Night Show

Terence Nance's new show is a cross between 'Tim and Eric'-era Adult Swim and 'Atlanta.'
Aaron Barksdale
7.31.18
tv

Being a Black Superhero Keeps Mike Colter Humble

We spoke to the face behind ‘Luke Cage’ on what season two, out Friday, reveals about America.
Noel Ransome
6.20.18
tv

The 'Atlanta' Episode on Fatherhood Helped Me Understand My Dad’s Disappearance

Earn learns about black sacrifice and I learned a lot about my own life.
Noel Ransome
5.11.18
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