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Say It With Your Chest: How a T-Shirt Proved the Worst Thing You Can Call White People Is 'White' Say It With Your Chest: How a T-Shirt Proved the Worst Thing You Can Call White People Is 'White'

When Frederick Joseph recently decided to rock a politically-charged t-shirt on a day out in New York City, he knew there was a possibility of it turning heads. After all, the shirt’s logo was a riff on the hotly-debated traditional Washington Redskins logo—with an ingeniously racialized twist: The stereotypical…

A Joyful Noise! Letitia Wright Covers W Magazine A Joyful Noise! Letitia Wright Covers W Magazine

Letitia Wright may have stolen our hearts as the brilliant and wisecracking princess and little sister Shuri in Black Panther, but it was her performance as an avenging daughter in the gripping “Black Museum” episode in Black Mirror’s fourth season that has earned her a 2018 Primetime Emmy nomination.

Forever Fine: Angela Bassett Proves She's Eternally Bae on the Cover of Porter Magazine  Forever Fine: Angela Bassett Proves She's Eternally Bae on the Cover of Porter Magazine 

Is there anyone more #AgeGoals than Angela Bassett? Twenty-five years after famously sculpting her body into super-toned shape to play music icon Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It, Bassett’s face remains flawless and her 59-year-old body (she turns 60 in August) is still sleek, muscular, and shown off to…

Shuri, Princess of Wakanda, to Get Her Own Comic Book Series Shuri, Princess of Wakanda, to Get Her Own Comic Book Series

Move over, T’Challa, there’s a new ruler in town. Marvel Comics has just revealed that it will launch a new standalone comic book series centered around the Black Panther’s little sister and tech genius, Shuri.

She Slays: Danai Gurira Is the New Face of Reebok She Slays: Danai Gurira Is the New Face of Reebok

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 and The Walking Dead, and regularly killing it on the red carpet.

Superwoman: Glow Actress Sydelle Noel Talks Black Love and Why She Should Be Our Next Action Star Superwoman: Glow Actress Sydelle Noel Talks Black Love and Why She Should Be Our Next Action Star

Sydelle Noel has all the makings of a major female action star: She’s athletic, adventurous, has major charisma and is absolutely gorgeous. Oh, and she does all of her own stunts—as a recurring character on the television show Arrow, a Dora Milaje in Marvel’s blockbuster Black Panther and, most recognizably, as the…

Wendell Carter Jr.’s Black Panther-Inspired NBA Draft Outfit Is the Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week Wendell Carter Jr.’s Black Panther-Inspired NBA Draft Outfit Is the Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week

For many, the annual NBA draft is the most wonderful time of the year. Young men become instant millionaires, getting the opportunity to take their talents to one of 30 outposts to play basketball for a living and do the economic version of moisturizing their situation.

Black Panther Display Coming to National Museum of African American History and Culture Black Panther Display Coming to National Museum of African American History and Culture

The blackest Marvel movie is making its way to America’s blackest museum.

Is the Mainstream Ready for 4c? Mane Traces the Evolution of Natural Hair On-Screen

Online media company NowThis turned heads at the top of 2018 with the launch of Mane, a web series focusing on the intersection between hair and culture. On Tuesday, Mane kicked off its second season with a closer look at how the presentation of naturally textured black hair has evolved on-screen, tracing the current…

Way of the Warrior: Danai Gurira Tells Us How She Stays So Strong and Sexy in Women’s Health Way of the Warrior: Danai Gurira Tells Us How She Stays So Strong and Sexy in Women’s Health

Just when we’d decided that the beach was gonna get whatever body we decided to give it this year, here comes Danai Gurira on the cover of the July/August issue of Women’s Health, reminding us that we could probably do better.

Wakanda Stole the Show at This Year’s MTV Movie Awards Wakanda Stole the Show at This Year’s MTV Movie Awards

The world of Wakanda inundated this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards, and we’re not mad about it at all.

Black Unicorns Are Real: How Tiffany Haddish Won the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards (in Costume) Black Unicorns Are Real: How Tiffany Haddish Won the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards (in Costume)

Give Tiffany Haddish all the gold-plated popcorn. If you got through the first five minutes of Monday night’s 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards without laughing your way into tears, you need your humor checked. And if you have no idea what I’m talking about, check out your new Marvel superhero, T’Tiffany Haddish:

Wakanda Forever: Watch the Moment This 10-Year-Old Gets His Brand-New Black Panther Prosthetic Leg Wakanda Forever: Watch the Moment This 10-Year-Old Gets His Brand-New Black Panther Prosthetic Leg

The cultural significance and impact of Black Panther will never die, but the superhero has a special place in the heart of one 10-year-old from Raleigh, N.C., as the movie became the theme for his custom prosthetic leg.

Wakanda for the Win: Serena Williams Brought Superhero Style to the French Open Wakanda for the Win: Serena Williams Brought Superhero Style to the French Open

She’s baaaaaaack. ... Serena Williams on Tuesday proved her bounce-back complete after the difficult birth of baby Alexis Olympia by winning her first grand-slam match at this year’s French Open, beating Czech opponent Kristýna Plíšková 7-6(4), 6-4.

Chadwick Boseman, aka ‘Blek Pentha,’ Encourages Howard University’s Class of 2018 to Always Seek Purpose  Chadwick Boseman, aka ‘Blek Pentha,’ Encourages Howard University’s Class of 2018 to Always Seek Purpose 

In addition to a slew of notable African-American alumni, including Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston and Phylicia Rashad, Howard alum Chadwick Boseman—the only Black Panther we acknowledge—was the 2018 speaker at the Howard University 2018 Commencement Convocation.

Ava DuVernay Has a Mother’s Day Gift for Us All: A Wrinkle in Time Will Be Rereleased for Mother’s Day Weekend! Ava DuVernay Has a Mother’s Day Gift for Us All: A Wrinkle in Time Will Be Rereleased for Mother’s Day Weekend!

“Ava’s looking forward to speaking with you,” one of Array’s publicists said via the phone. (Array is Ava DuVernay’s grassroots distribution, arts and advocacy collective focused on films by people of color and women.)

Ryan Coogler Reveals What Happened to Killmonger’s Mother in Black Panther Extra Ryan Coogler Reveals What Happened to Killmonger’s Mother in Black Panther Extra

At the very beginning of Black Panther, the audience gets to spend just a little time taking in the magic that is Sterling K. Brown as his character, N’Jobu, plots with Zuri (Denzel Whitaker in the flashbacks) on some sort of scheme.

Exclusive: Learn How Black Panther’s Dora Milaje Were Cast

To say the Dora Milaje were one of most fascinating aspects of Black Panther would be an understatement. The bad and bald ladies, led by Danai Gurira’s character, Okoye, were the epitome of strong black women in the film. But where did the producers find the rest of the women to portray the unbeatable and fearless…

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