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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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Black, Beautiful, and British: Celebs Celebrate Across the Pond for the BAFTAs

Cynthia Erivo in Vera Wang at the EE British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall on Feb. 10, 2019, in London, England.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) Our eyes may have been glued to the Grammys on Sunday night in Los Angeles, but on Sunday night in London, England, […]

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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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She Slayed: The Glow Up’s Best Dressed Women of 2018

Tracee Ellis Ross attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Jason Kempin (Getty Images) To say this last year has been a challenging one would be an understatement, but there were […]

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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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2019 Golden Globes: Danai Gurira and Terry Crews to Announce Nominees  

(l) Danai Gurira attends the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on December 2, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, (r) Terry Crews arrives at the Eva Longoria Foundation Dinner Gala at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly HillsPhoto: Noam Galai (Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100), Sarah Morris […]

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Cardi B and the Women of Black Panther Lead EW’s ‘Entertainers of the Year’

(l & r) Cardi B; (center, clockwise from left) Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela BassettScreenshot: Entertainment Weekly A group of women warriors (each a star in her own right), and a self-propelled social media phenomenon who turned authenticity into a platinum-selling career, Cardi B and the women of Black […]

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Norman Reedus Reacts to Andrew Lincoln’s ‘Walking Dead’ Exit

The Walking Dead‘s Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan and producer Gale Ann Hurd speak on SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio Broadcasts at 2018 Comic-Con this weekend in San Diego, Calif. During Comic-Con, Andrew confirmed he would be leaving The Walking Dead after the upcoming season. Norman reacted to the news, […]

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‘Walking Dead’ Cast Does a Classic Prom Pose at Comic-Con!

The Walking Dead cast members sure know how to have fun! Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, among others, attended a photo call for their show during 2018 Comic-Con on Friday (July 20) in San Diego, Calif. The fan favorite show will unfortunately be losing Andrew‘s character Rick after […]

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She Slays: Danai Gurira Is the New Face of Reebok

Danai Gurira attends the Essence 11th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards Gala on March 1, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Phillip Faraone (Getty Images) It’s no secret that Danai Gurira’s fiercely-fit frame is #bodygoals, or that the actress, writer and activist is also a force to be reckoned with, stealing scenes in Black Panther […]

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Danai Gurira Is the New Face of Reebok

The “Black Panther” star joins Reebok’s growing female roster for an upcoming campaign later this year. Danai Gurira. Photo: Reebok Reebok continues its streak of partnerships with famous faces with the announcement of its newest campaign star: Danai Gurira of “Black Panther” and “The Walking Dead” fame. (She’s also reportedly in talks to be in “Godzilla Vs. Kong,” as […]

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