Ryan Coogler: ‘Fruitvale Station’ Director Talks Filmmaking and Oscar Grant

Ryan Coogler is the writer/filmmaker responsible for the tear-jerking independent feature, Fruitvale Station. The 27-year-old Oakland native with a serious Bay...

EXCLUSIVE: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’: ‘When I’m Writing Fiction, I Feel Free”

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's latest novel, Americanah, started out as a fun project but evolved into a massive success. The...

Ida B. Wells: Sculpture Honoring Trailblazer Unveiled in Chicago

(Chicago - June 30) - The Windy City is buzzing with news a public sculpture of iconic women's rights activist and...

Nelson George: ‘Funk is the Link Between Soul and Hip-Hop’

Black pop culture curator Nelson George screened his upcoming VH1 Rock Doc, Finding The Funk, on opening night of Atlanta’s BronzeLens...

‘Born For This: The BeBe Winans Story’ Premieres in Atlanta

Gospel music recording artist BeBe Winans thought his dear friend, music legend Roberta Flack, was crazy to randomly suggest via phone...

African Diaspora: Blacks Dominate 2014 Golden Globe Nominations

Shadow and Act is reporting that British actor Chewitel Ejiofor (Nigeria) was nominated for 2014 Golden Globe award for the best...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy K. Smith Talks ‘Life on Mars’ and the Future

Tracy K. Smith is one of modern literature’s leading African American poets and creative writing instructors. In 2012, the Falmouth, MA...

Photographer Jonathan Mannion ‘Covers’ Hip-Hop

In two-plus decades, Jonathan Mannion has built a solid reputation as the gold standard for hip-hop photography. The photographer born and...

Legendary Soul Singer Bobby Womack Dies

Jason Newman of Rolling Stone is reporting that soul music legend Bobby Womack has died. Womack's death has been confirmed by representatives...

‘Invisible Universe’ Documentary Explores Blackness and Science-Fiction

M. Asli Dukan's documentary 'Invisible Universe: A History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction' explores the relationship between the Black body and...

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