Beyonce Super Bowl Black Panthers

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Beyoncé slayed at Super Bowl 50. But her Black Panther-themed performance has led to some harsh reactions from many, including former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani...
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If Jeopardy’s Alex Trebek pronounced “He is the first black president in North America,” most of us would confidently answer “Who is Barack Obama?”

And we w…

Kerry Washington (l) Viola Davis (r)

A new era of the black female lead

That Olivia Pope really ignited something. Since her debut on ABC April 5, 2012, television hasn’t been the same. And, now, the Kerry Washington icon-turn…

Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), British actress, has her corset tightened by Hattie McDaniel (1892–1952), US actress, in a publicity still issued for the film, 'Gone with the Wind', 1939. The drama, directed by Victor Fleming (1889-1949), starred Leigh as 'Scarlett O'Hara', and McDaniel as 'Mammy'. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

Are we ready for Mammy’s story?

OPINION - A handful of books or films do not constitute a renaissance, but Ruth’s Journey is not just problematic; it’s emblematic...