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Open Thread: #WhenTheBoughBreaks — Are You Here For The Black Romantic Thriller Trend?

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Now that Hollywood has finally warmed up to the idea that a movie with African American leads can perform well at the box office without the actors being slaves, there’s no question we’ll be seeing a lot more of the genre that’s seen the most success as...

So Who Thought This Movie Step Sisters Was a Good Idea?

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Satire or not, something just aren’t that funny. And it seems as though Step Sisters, in an attempt to be the new Dear White People, is already garnering a bunch of side-eyes. Directed by Charles Stone III, the movie stars Megalyn Echikunwoke, who plays black...

The Cast Of Black Panther Is So Black And We Love It

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It’s official. #BlackPanther #SDCC2016 pic.twitter.com/0Cs3kkZldQ — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) July 24, 2016 What Wonder Woman lacks in color, Black Panther more than makes up for in straight up blackness. At Comic-Con this weekend, the movie’s director, Ryan Coogler, announced that supporting Chadwick Boseman in the flick’s title...

Leslie Jones Fights Back Against Racist Twitter Trolls

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Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones took to Twitter yesterday to point out blatant, disgusting levels of racism. With help from some fans, accounts spewing hate were reported and shut down. Later on in the evening, Leslie expressed her emotions and called on the public and Twitter to...

Here’s Your First Look at Idris Elba as the Badass Gunslinger in ‘The Dark Tower’

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Idris looks pretty badass just about any time of the day, but photos of the British actor on the set of The Dark Tower emerged and we’re so ready to see him flex his Wild Wild West gunslinging skills. Based on the fictional series by Stephen King, here’s...

Years Before Marvel’s First Black Superhero Movie Drops, Twitter Celebrates with #BlackPantherSoLit

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After news broke that Michael B. Jordan would be joining director Ryan Coogler, Chadwick Boseman, and possibly Lupita Nyong’o, in Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther film, Black Twitter celebrated the news with the genius hashtag #BlackPantherSoLit. While the film, about Marvel’s first Black superhero, T’Challa (the Black Panther), isn’t...