English songstress FKA twigs covers Complex June/July 2015, where she speaks on her forthcoming EP3, racist attacks on social media, being labeled “alternative R&B,” and much more.
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“How can we all—regardless of race—honestly reckon with our country’s fraught racial history and free ourselves from its burden?” Ta-Nehisi Coates seeks to answer in ‘Between the World and Me.’
“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X
Actress Viola Davis is set to star in and produce an upcoming HBO biopic on abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, women’s rights activist and Underground Railroad conductor, Harriet Tubman.
Nate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic, ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ has added Aja Naomi King (‘How to Get Away With Murder’), Aunjanue Ellis (‘The Book of Negroes’), Colman Domingo (‘Selma’) and more. Shooting will begin in May!
Los Angeles’ infamous serial killer Lonnie Franklin, Jr. is at the center of Nick Broomfield‘s latest documentary, ‘Tales of the Grim Sleeper,’ now available on HBO.
Loveless Society’s Bradley Cox calls for the end of “self-reflection” that doesn’t also challenge oppressive systems.
Love her or hate her, Azealia Banks‘ no-holds-barred interview for the April 2015 issue of Playboy may be one of the most interesting you’ll ever read.
‘Black Panther Woman,’ a documentary on Marlene Cummins and the little known Australian chapter of the Black Panther Party, is set to screen at the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival in Brooklyn, New York.
Larry Wilmore‘s ‘Nightly Show’ skewered the Ferguson police department and the Department of Justice’s “Ferguson Report,” which basically tells us what Ferguson’s citizens and protesters have been saying for months.
Independent Lens’ ‘American Denial’ seeks to “expose some of the potential underlying causes continuing to affect implicit racial biases inherent in America’s institutions today.”
With “Blacker The Berry,” Kendrick Lamar unleashes a scathing critique on some generational intra-racial issues.
TV One has unveiled the official trailer for ‘White Water,’ a film set in 1963 Alabama starring Sharon Leal and Larenz Tate.
Activist, professor and author Angela Davis sits down with Puerto Rico Indie to discuss liberation of Puerto Rico and Palestine, solidarity, better feminism, and intersectionality.
‘Black Dynamite’ sets out to ruffle many feathers with an hour-long musical special on police brutality this Saturday, January 10th.
Iggy Azalea is not criticized because she has a vagina, she’s criticized for being a modern-day Jim Crow era-inspired minstrel without the blackened face.
Biting satire ‘Dear White People’ will arrive on VOD (Amazon/iTunes) on January 20, 2015 and DVD/Blu-Ray on February, 3, 2015.
Macklemore recently visited ‘Ebro in the Morning!’ to talk about cultural appropriation, his experiences as a white rapper, and his friend Kendrick Lamar.
Nicki Minaj covers Rolling Stone magazine’s January 2015 issue, where she speaks on having an abortion as a teenager, her sympathy for Kanye West, the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner and much more.
Director Göran Hugo Olsson visualizes Frantz Fanon’s analysis of the dehumanizing effects of colonization in ‘Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialist Self-Defense.’