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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…

20 Questions About Avengers: Infinity War From a Guy Who Just Watched It and Still Might Be Very Confused 20 Questions About Avengers: Infinity War From a Guy Who Just Watched It and Still Might Be Very Confused

(Sidenote: There are spoilers here. Like, literally all of the spoilers.)

Newly Released Deleted Scene From Black Panther Explains W’Kabi and Okoye’s Relationship Newly Released Deleted Scene From Black Panther Explains W’Kabi and Okoye’s Relationship

A newly released scene from Black Panther’s cutting-room floor shows Okoye and W’kabi in the aftermath of what they believe was T’Challa’s death.

Winston Duke
Says Black Women Have Been His No. 1 Fans Winston Duke Says Black Women Have Been His No. 1 Fans

Ever since the release of our favorite groundbreaking monster hit Black Panther, Tobagonian Winston Duke has accumulated a great following of fans for his portrayal of Jabari renegade M’Baku. He reprises his role as the Wakandan warrior in Avengers: Infinity War this week, so it is to be expected that the internet…

Letitia Wright Gets It Right at Avengers: Infinity War Premiere Letitia Wright Gets It Right at Avengers: Infinity War Premiere

Letitia Wright was looking lovely, as usual, at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere in Hollywood on Monday night. Wright is leading the pack in film and fashion and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. The 24-year-old Guyanese-born Brit is poised to represent a generation of strong young women who are…

Is That Suit Vibranium? Wakanda Returns for the Avengers: Infinity War Premiere Is That Suit Vibranium? Wakanda Returns for the Avengers: Infinity War Premiere

We’re baaaaaaaack! That’s right, y’all: Several of our Black Panther faves—and beyond—returned to the purple carpet Monday night for the much anticipated premiere of Avengers: Infinity War in Los Angeles.

Mark Your Calendars and Line Up Your Sick Day Excuses: Black Panther Hits Homes on May 8 Mark Your Calendars and Line Up Your Sick Day Excuses: Black Panther Hits Homes on May 8

In less than a month, you can have Black Panther all the time—which is reason enough to call in sick May 8 (a Tuesday, so start sniffling on Monday to really sell it). And the bonus features that Marvel is packing into its history-making film promise viewers even more of the wonders of Wakanda.

Watch: Black Panther’s Reign Just Won’t Let Up

Chadwick Boseman dominated Saturday Night Live this weekend in one of the highest-rated episodes this year, and the excitement surrounding Black Panther is as prominent as it was before the film’s debut. Nearly two months after Black Panther hit theaters, the film continues to shatter records and set new trends in…

Rapper Lil B Calls for a ‘Black Panther Moment’ in Video Game Culture Rapper Lil B Calls for a ‘Black Panther Moment’ in Video Game Culture

Lil B is a lot of things: rapper, Based God, goth-girl lover and outspoken gaming nerd. In an interview with English electronic-music publication Fact magazine from February (it just landed on my radar! Sorry!), B (real name Brandon McCartney) discusses a lack of diversity in gaming culture, suggesting that video…

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