Just a few weeks in and 2018 is already shaping up to be the Blackest year yet. Auntie O blessed us with her rousing Golden Globes speech and St. Paul, MN’s first Black Mayor Melvin Carter IIIstrolled with is Alpha Phi Alpha brothers at his inaugural ball to “Mic Checka (Remix)” by Das FX. That’s a pretty Black start to the year.
Here are 20 more reasons why 2018 will be pretty damn Black.
An Afro-futuristic film about a super hero king in a fictional African kingdom is about as Black as you can get. Plus the moviestars pretty much every Black working actor: Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K. Brown, Danai Gurira…you get it. It’s Black, y’all.