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Roxanne Shanté's Netflix Biopic Trailer Gives Due Respect

Roxanne Shanté became a battle rap star at 14 years old and proceeded to have a career that’s been largely under-appreciated. The trailer for her Netflix biopic, Roxanne Roxanne, stars Chanté Adams as Roxanne, a then-teenager wading into the rap industry with a classic diss track, “Roxanne’s Revenge,” but without a…

Lupita Nyong'o Will Star As Trevor Noah's Mom in a Movie About His Life Lupita Nyong'o Will Star As Trevor Noah's Mom in a Movie About His Life

Lupita Nyong’o will play Trevor Noah’s mother in an upcoming biopic pulled from The Daily Show host’s memoir, Born a Crime: Stories From a Southern African Childhood.

Lupita Nyong'o and Michael B. Jordan Should Get Married Lupita Nyong'o and Michael B. Jordan Should Get Married

Michael B. Jordan, 31, is an anime-loving actor who plays the scrumptious villain, Erik Killmonger, in the No. 1 movie in the country, Black Panther. By all accounts, he is divinely constructed. The symmetry of his face alone sends shivers up horny vertebrae. His hotness has become tangential to the fact that we…

Hello, I Would Definitely Watch a Film Noir Starring Janelle Monáe Hello, I Would Definitely Watch a Film Noir Starring Janelle Monáe

For W magazine’s latest issue, Janelle Monáe dressed up like a fly detective in a fashion feature directed by Jordan Peele. Black History Month keeps on giving.

Wesley Snipes Recalls Trying to Get a Version of Black Panther Made in the '90s Wesley Snipes Recalls Trying to Get a Version of Black Panther Made in the '90s

Prior to his vampire action franchise Blade, Wesley Snipes says he tried to work on a Black Panther project back in the ’90s but had trouble getting it made.

Black Panther Deserves to Be Worshipped Black Panther Deserves to Be Worshipped

Black Panther, as an idea, has persisted in our imaginations for well over a year. More than just dominating conversations, the film’s mere existence, its possibilities, and its rare cast of gifted dark-skinned black people, allowed us to fantasize. The Marvel world of Wakanda, though it’s been around for over 50…

You Too Can Fuck a Peach in the Call Me By Your Name House You Too Can Fuck a Peach in the Call Me By Your Name House

The beautiful Italian villa seen in Call Me By Your Name—the very place where young Elio discovered himself and his sexuality—is on the market.

Instead of Spilling the Tea, Wendy Williams Is Sipping the Orange Juice This Week Instead of Spilling the Tea, Wendy Williams Is Sipping the Orange Juice This Week

Wendy Williams is out sick this week, with her show on hiatus as a result of what she calls “flu-ish” symptoms.

Lena Waithe Is Developing a TBS Show About a Queer Black Girl Lena Waithe Is Developing a TBS Show About a Queer Black Girl

Lena Waithe is working on another television series based on a comedy she wrote in 2009 about a queer black young woman’s coming of age.

How Have You Not Seen Get Out Yet? How Have You Not Seen Get Out Yet?

This is a public service announcement if you’re a human being who has yet to see Get Out for some far-out reason. The movie was released in February 2017, which was a good year to see it.

It's Stassi's Birthday Again and She'll Cry on the Street If She Wants to

Stassi’s 29th birthday could not have possibly begun with better intentions. In last night’s episode of Vanderpump Rules, she had an excellent idea: to throw a b-day bash themed around what everyone loves. That is, murder. It’s the death of her 20s, so to speak. It’s her birthday, as it is every year. And yet, the…

Finally Some Good News for Pam Beesly Finally Some Good News for Pam Beesly

John Krasinski, otherwise known as Jim Halpert, says he’d be willing to participate in a reboot of The Office. Even if The Office fans think it might be a bad idea?

Lupita Nyong'o Talks to Allure About Embracing Her Hair: 'I've Tried It All' Lupita Nyong'o Talks to Allure About Embracing Her Hair: 'I've Tried It All'

Good morning, it’s another Monday, and Lupita Nyong’o once again looks radiant. Here she is, wearing beaded braids on the March cover of Allure, where she talks about the politics, stigmas, and insecurities attached to the subject of black hair.

Seeing Allred and RBG: A Tale of Two Feminist Documentaries Seeing Allred and RBG: A Tale of Two Feminist Documentaries

Gloria Allred’s frequent use of her outside voice—in old footage, speeches, and at press conferences spanning decades—becomes a running theme in Seeing Allred, a documentary available on Netflix this Friday. Directed by Roberta Grossman and Sophia Sartain, the film charts Allred’s career as a civil rights attorney and…

Yep, This Police Sketch Looks Exactly Like the Culprit Yep, This Police Sketch Looks Exactly Like the Culprit

Look at the precision of this work.

Beware: Meghan Trainor's Album With Her Spy Kid Fiancée Is On the Way

Friends, I must dispatch some unfortunate news. I cannot say the words myself so I will just quote James Corden here: “There is some new music coming out from Meghan Trainor.”

Gabrielle Union Says Sexual Assault Stories During Her Book Tour Have Been Triggering Gabrielle Union Says Sexual Assault Stories During Her Book Tour Have Been Triggering

Gabrielle Union has been vocal about sexual violence for years, but one side effect of her advocacy is that she’s pretty much constantly triggered.

Beauty Salons Are Still Too Sacred for the Tech World to Take Over Beauty Salons Are Still Too Sacred for the Tech World to Take Over

There’s one area of living that the tech giants can’t take from us and it’s our precious beauty salons.

Sorry to Bother You and Tyrel Spotlight Everyday Black People Sorry to Bother You and Tyrel Spotlight Everyday Black People

The movies that drive awards season each year, more often than not, function as simple slices of normal white life; they’re stories about everyday white people who get to be regular, regardless of plot or genre. Last year, it was Casey Affleck’s tragic Manchester by the Sea. This year, besides the typical historical…

This Is Beautiful This Is Beautiful

Kendrick Lamar again heightens the art of the music video with his SZA collaboration, “All the Stars,” from the Black Panther soundtrack. Directed by Dave Meyers and Lamar’s Top Dawg crew “the little homies,” this is an oil painting in motion, rich with imagery of Lamar rapping as opulently dressed black men stand…

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