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Zola’s viral Twitter story is finally getting the respect and recognition it deserves on screen

Riley Keough (left) and Taylour Paige (right) star in “Zola” (Photo Credit: A24)


Black actors settling for trauma roles should be a thing of the past

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When racialized horror gets too deep, some viewers tune in while others tune out


White people solo-judging television and film is so normative for them that it didn’t even seem wrong until recently

John Boyega accepts the Best Supporting Actor-Television award for “Small Axe” via video from Angela Bassett at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards on February 28, 2021. Photo: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images


‘I think the reason her story is still relevant is because it’s never truly been told’

The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Photo: Hulu


These were White award shows and still are

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If women are the prize for men’s success, they can’t fully love and humanize a partner

Still of Zendaya and John David Washington in “Malcolm & Marie.”
Still of Zendaya and John David Washington in “Malcolm & Marie.”
Photo: Netflix


The actress and poet chats with us about her stellar performance in the highly anticipated film

Dominique Fishback at a red carpet event.
Dominique Fishback at a red carpet event.
Dominique Fishback attends HBO’s “The Plot Against America” premiere at Florence Gould Hall on March 04, 2020 in New York City. Photo: Dia Dipasupil/WireImage/Getty Images


We are more than just our trauma

Two Black women laughing together at the beach.
Two Black women laughing together at the beach.
Photo: Thought Catalog/Unsplash


August Wilson’s plays are important for the culture. Here’s why.

Viola Davis portraying Ma Rainey on set.
Viola Davis portraying Ma Rainey on set.
Viola Davis as Ma Rainey in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Photo: David Lee/Netflix

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