"To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives."
She was, and still is, a huge supporter of American designers.
“She accepted and we brought the happy couple some Champagne for a toast,” says Sampson. “The gentleman wanted to let her
The blockbuster is expected to take in over $200 million by the end of the long weekend.
Black Panther has finally hit the big screen, and man it did not disappoint! My husband and I went to see the movie (sans any Afrocentric garb–unfortunately I didn’t get the memo in time) and I was caught up in the rapture of the breathtaking imagery and revolutionary themes the film delivered. As the latest installment Keep Reading ?
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Mudbound writer & director Dee Rees shares thoughts on building stories in film. -- BAFTA Guru
Left of Black S8:E11: The Eloquent Rage of Brittney Cooper On location in Winston-Salem, NC at Wake Forest University Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by scholar and author Brittney Cooper (@ProfessorCrunk), author of Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower. Show More Summary
As WHITE TRiUMP Seeks To Use His Time In Office To Flip The US Judiciary CONSERVATIVE, The Progressive Nationalist Media Play Up On The FACT That "The Bench" Of The CONSERVATIVE TEAM IN AMERICA Is PREDOMINATELY WHITE (Just Like The Schools...Show More Summary
The NBA star is not backing down.
The first black woman to make a U.S. Olympic speedskating team was eliminated in a 1,500-meter short-track heat.
What's up with that?
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