January 15th, 2018 will be filled with remembrance and celebration of black creativity and strength at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The show will be held on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and include some of the most talented and hardworking black artist in film, television, music, and literature. Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Chance … Continue reading Issa Rae, Dear White People, Get Out, and more nominated in the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards. Full List
I don't like the film Coming to America, I don't know the words to the classic song, Fire and Desire, and I don't know how to play spades. What does this all mean? It means, if word gets out, I could have my coveted black card revoked! *shivers*. I'll probably be ok but the contestants … Continue reading Black Card Revoked is Coming to BET!
Needle Paw, the first solo album from Hiatus Kayote's lead singer Nai Palm, has dropped today. Hiatus Kaiyote is a futuristic neo-soul band from Melbourne, Australia. The band dropped their first album, Tawk Tomahawk in 2013 which included the Grammy nominated song, Nakamarra ft. Q-Tip. In 2015, they released the superb, Choose Your Weapon, which artist's Anderson .Paak, … Continue reading Hiatus Kaiyote’s Lead Singer, Nai Palm, Drops First Solo Album: Needle Paw
The trailer for the new Showtime series, Chi has been released and it looks beautifully intense. Actress, writer, and Chicago native, Lena Waithe is the creator behind the new show. Waithe recently won an Emmy for best Comedy Writing for her work on the Netflix series, Master of None, making her the first African-American woman … Continue reading First Look: Lena Waithe’s New Drama, The Chi
As if the first Black Panther trailer wasn't exciting enough, Marvel released a part 2 and a poster that will blow your wig off! In this extended trailer, we get to witness more of the beautiful Wakanda landscape, action packed chases, and a glimpse of Chadwick Boseman's Wakanda accent. Did I mention that work from Gil Scott-Heron and Vince … Continue reading Black as Hell! New Black Panther Trailer Includes Work from Gil Scott Heron and Vince Staples.
Colin Kaepernick's patience has been tested and is finally up. Reports say, he is working with high-profile attorney, Mark Geragos, to file a grievance against NFL for collusion. According to ESPN.com, “Collusion occurs when two or more teams, or the league and at least one team, join to deprive a player of a contractually earned right. … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick to file grievance against NFL owners for collusion
Attention all black women, men, children, and people who want to see black folks prosper; be sure to watch or DVR (this counts in the ratings) the premier of The Rundown with Robin Thede tonight on BET. Thede, a comedian, writer, and now late night host, will discuss an array of topics on her show including … Continue reading The Rundown with Robin Thede premieres tonight on BET!