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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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Writer Ayaana Marie loved The Hate U Give and wanted to feel the same for the movie, but things did not turned out as she had hoped.

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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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Last week, I saw The Hate U Give in a Manhattan multiplex. Before the movie began, the film’s director came on the screen to thank the audience for supporting the movie. By the movie’s end, I wanted to thank George Tillman Jr. and the cast he directed for the often riveting and thought-provoking movie. Like […]

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As buzz rises over “The Hate U Give,” the movie channeling Ferguson and other violent episodes of alleged police misconduct, the film world is mourning the death of the movie’s screenwriter. Audrey Wells died Thursday at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. Her passing came one day before the limited release […]

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TORONTO (AP) — The short story that begat Angie Thomas’ breakthrough young adult novel “The […]

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Most authors dream of making the New York Times Best Sellers List at some point in their career. Angie Thomas, the author of The Hate You Give, joins an elite group of writers who made the prestigious list with a debut novel. Southern bred Thomas drew from her personal experience with self-discovery, racism and violence […]

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Issa Rae is ready to unleash the third season of her hit HBO show Insecure this weekend and she’s covering the September issue of EBONY. She shared the good news on social media on Tuesday and showed off some snapshots that capture her fierce fashion sense. I'm on the cover of @ebonymagazine's September issue! photo: […]

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Kian Lawley, the star of the upcoming film The Hate U Give was recently exposed online over racist videos he recorded in the past. Lawley, a YouTube star, plays the boyfriend of the film’s Black protagonist (played by Amandla Stenberg). The movie is ironically based on the novel of the same name inspired by the […]

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