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A few of our favorite stars including Amandla Stenberg and John David Washington were honored at the 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday night. The annual event took place at The Beverly Hilton and was hosted by Crazy Rich Asians star, Awkwafina. EXCLUSIVE: Amandla Stenberg and Amma Asante on ‘Where Hands […]

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On October 3, Wesley Morris, in a piece for the New York Times Magazine titled “The Morality Wars,” sounded the alarm (in a nutshell) about the difficulty in critiquing black art in today’s political climate in favor of protecting the culture.

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Tupac Shakur fans will recall his T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. mantra and its meaning is at the core of The Hate U Give, a film based on Angie Thomas’ best-selling novel of the same title. The acronym stands for “The hate you gave little infants fu*ks everybody,” and highlights the deep-rooted inequalities that permeate our society and […]

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The Hate U Give is one of the most highly anticipated teen films of 2018. But it is not without faults, and as they mounted during the film, so did my disappointment in this adaptation of the best-selling young adult novel. The film’s problems range from an unfortunate dependence on melodrama to small but frustrating […]

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An exclusive new clip of The Hate U Give highlights the dynamics of the complex and loving relationship between a Black father and his teenage daughter.

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To say that Amandla Stenberg is one of the voices of her generation would be an understatement. At only 19, the star of the acclaimed film adaptation of The Hate U Give has repeatedly demonstrated a depth and social awareness belying her age. And in a painfully candid and nuanced op-ed published Saturday by Teen Vogue

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If you saw Belle, the 2013 film starring Gugu Mbatha- Raw, then you’ve already seen the way Amma Asante beautifully captures a rarely illuminated truth; Black people have many histories, and deserve a place in European period pieces. The director has done it again with her latest project, Where Hands Touch and in it, Amandla Stenberg […]

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Fire up your Google calendar and your Outlook — there’s plenty of dope stuff out there to plug in for your fall viewing pleasure. You may have already caught Fox’s new Rel, starring LilRel Howery, and there’s also All American starring Daniel Ezra, Bre-Z and Taye Diggs (out on The CW on Oct. 10). This […]

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Just because Amandla Stenberg is a member of young Hollywood doesn’t mean she’s not wise enough to […]

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Black Panther was a triumph in many ways, including its kick-ass casting of several leading ladies. And it turns out, one of our favorite actresses/activists had a shot at snagging a coveted role in the Marvel blockbuster, but in a surprising move backed out of starring in the movie of the year. Amandla Stenberg, 19, […]

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With roles for Black actresses so few and far between, there are even less of […]

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Everything, Everything is breaking down barriers in the film world. The film examines the life of Maddy Whittier (Amandla Stenberg), a young girl whose illness forces her to stay home on her mother’s orders. Maddy breaks the rules when a new boy moves into her neighborhood and takes an interest in her. The unusual love story […]

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The Hunger Games actress, musician and social justice commentator Amandla Stenberg made headlines earlier this […]

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