Tag: black panther

WTF Marvel? Black Twitter Shames Studio into Putting Danai Gurira’s Name Atop Avengers: Endgame Poster

Danai Gurira attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 24, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Photo: He Dipasupil ((Getty Images)) The disrespect of black women continues, even in the fantasy realm. On Friday, when Marvel Studios released their official trailer for […]

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An Exclusive Interview With the Jaguar Who ‘Attacked’ a Woman at an Arizona Zoo

Photo: iStock After a woman was injured after crossing a barrier to take a selfie with a jaguar at an Arizona zoo, The Root negotiated an exclusive one-on-one interview with the jaguar. No Points for Guessing: Woman Attacked by Jaguar After Hopping Zoo Barrier See that scary-ass black cat? That’s […]

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2019 Oscars: Regina BEEN King

Regina King, winner of Best Supporting Actress for “If Beale Street Could Talk,” poses in the press room during on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) There may not have been any Kevin Hart yelling “nooooo, I wasn’t ready!” to any of the nominees, but the […]

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On Oscar Sunday, Guess Where We’ll Be? (Hint: In Wakanda—and on Facebook)!

(L-R) Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Danai Gurira attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Neilson Barnard (Getty Images) Remember last February, when we were basking in the billion-dollars worth of black excellence that accompanied Black Panther? This February may not currently feel as […]

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Survey shows moviegoers think ‘Black Panther’ should win the Best Picture Oscar

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is just a few days away, and in advance of the annual bestowing of golden statuettes in honor of Hollywood’s best and most memorable big screen performances over the past year, ticketing service Fandango conducted an experiment. The company decided to poll 3,000 moviegoers and ask them — if they […]

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The 2019 NAACP Image Awards Noms Are Here. Naturally, Wakanda Is Forever Winning with Black Panther 

IMAX, Regal Entertainment Group, Walt Disney Picture and Marvel Studios hosted an advanced IMAX screening of ‘Black Panther’ for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston on February 15, 2018 in Houston, Texas.Photo: Bob Levey (Getty Images for IMAX)  Following its Entertainer of the Year announcement, the NAACP Image […]

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2019 BAFTAs: Letitia Wright is Officially a Rising Star 

Winner of the EE Rising Star award, Letitia Wright poses in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards on February 10, 2019 in London, England. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) While everyone in the music business took over Hollywood this past weekend, the silver screen squad […]

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Wakanda Forever? Wakanda For—FREE: Black Panther to Host No-Cost Screenings for Black History Month in 250 AMC Theaters

The cast of Black Panther accepts Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, onstage during the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Richard Heathcote (Getty Images for Turner) You thought Wakanda was kidding when it told y’all it’s forever?! Typically […]

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SAG Awards 2019: Sterling K. Brown Double-Fists Statuettes as This Is Us and Black Panther Take Home Ensemble Wins 

Sterling K. Brown, winner of Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for ‘Black Panther’ and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for ‘This Is Us,’ poses in the press room at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27, 2019 in Los […]

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How movies and Martin Luther King Jr. help my son understand his Blackness

Movies And Martin Luther King Jr. Help My Son Understand His Blackness – HelloGiggles How movies and Martin Luther King Jr. help my son understand his Blackness this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Black Panther Finally Comes to Collect Its Things at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards 

Ruth E. Carter, winner of Best Costume Design for ‘Black Panther,’ poses in the press room during the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards on January 13, 2019 in Santa Monica, California.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) all […]

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Ready for a Sequel? The #BlackPantherChallenge Creator Is Raising Funds for Girls to See Captain Marvel!

Photo: Girls, Inc. As big a blockbuster as Black Panther was last when it premiered last February, it was an even bigger moment for over 70,000 underserved kids who got to see it for free, thanks to Frederick T. Joseph and the #BlackPantherChallenge. #BlackPantherChallenge Has Taken the Internet by Storm and […]

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Wakanda—for Hosting: The Academy May Go the Host-less Route, but Reportedly Wants The Avengers Cast to Help

Cast of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ attend the Los Angeles Global Premiere for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Disney) It’s been a game of ping-pong ever since Kevin Hart announced he was hosting the Oscars, then dropped out once […]

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2019 Golden Globes: Regina King Rightfully Takes Her Throne 

Regina King from “If Beale Street Could Talk” accepts the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture award onstage during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Paul Drinkwater (NBCUniversal via Getty Images) We’ve all come (to our couches), […]

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Barack Obama Released His Favorite Songs, Movies and Books of 2018. Yes, It’s Black as Hell

Former President Barack Obama speaks onstage during the 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple Of Hope Awards on December 12, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights) Barack Obama has spoken on his faves for 2018. Number 44 posted his […]

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The Lawsuit Over Kendrick Lamar And SZA’s ‘All The Stars’ Video Was Dismissed In Court

Aftermath Records Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s video for the Black Panther soundtrack highlight “All The Stars” is visually impressive, but British-Liberian artist and painter Lina Iris Viktor wasn’t too thrilled about it. Back in February, Viktor sued for copyright infringement, but now Pitchfork reports that as of December 21, Lamar […]

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Black Panther Music Video 

“All The Star”Screenshot: Kendrick Lamar (YouTube) Just in time for the Grammys… Black Panther earworm, “All The Stars” from Kendrick Lamar & SZA is having a good year, having just secured Grammy nominations. But a serious lawsuit hanging over their heads likely tainted things a bit. 2019 Grammys: Kendrick Lamar […]

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African, American: Danai Gurira Hits Home with Her Latest Play, Familiar 

The cast of “Familiar” at the Steppenwolf Theatre in ChicagoPhoto: Steppenwolf Theatre Company An elegantly appointed middle class living room in Minnesota, punctuated with poinsettias and a wreath to celebrate the holidays—plus the rare (and oft-disappearing) piece of African art. Frankly, it could’ve been my childhood home in the same […]

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Oprah Is Pushing Hard For ‘Black Panther’ To Win An Oscar Because It ‘Had An Impact On The World’

Getty Image It’s hardly a secret that Disney and Marvel Studios are pushing hard for the critically acclaimed and widely beloved Black Panther to earn a Best Picture nomination in next year’s Academy Awards. If the chances weren’t already looking good, now they’re even better because Oprah Winfrey threw her […]

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