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Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions hires Black queer scholar to ensure better representation
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
Comic: Straight people, I am not your Po-Gay-mon
The Obsidian Collection and Google are working to digitize Black legacy newspapers for a modern world
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Watch: Kofi Siriboe’s new documentary leads a necessary discussion about Black mental health
16 Black actresses protest anti-Blackness in the industry at Cannes Film Festival
Review Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston’s book on one of the last Africans in the Atlantic slave trade
Book publicist Saraciea Fennell is bringing a POC centered book festival to the Bronx-It’s lit!
Spike Lee receives standing ovation for “BlacKkKlansman” in triumphant return to Cannes
NBA winner Jacqueline Woodson releases excerpt from new book, “Harbor Me”
Jordan Peele reveals title of new film, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke rumored to star
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
Marvel taps Nnedi Okorafor to write Wakanda Forever series starring the Dora Milaje
Oakland café refuses to serve cops, garners community support despite controversy
Finalists for 30th annual Lambda Literary awards honoring LGBTQ literature announced
‘Get Out’s Jordan Peele makes history as the first Black person to win Best Original Screenplay Oscar
Comic: Seeing Black children flourish in ‘Black Panther’ excitement makes me beam
Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward signs new two book deal
Comic: We know why y’all keep trying to distance yourselves from slavery
Pre-NOI Malcolm X and Redd Foxx’s misadventures to be explored in new comedic cartoon, ‘Little Red’
Here’s a list of 20 of the dopest Black comics set to takeover 2018. You’re welcome!
Kendrick Lamar drops first single from Black Panther soundtrack ft. SZA
“Family Feud” video leads to a feud between the Catholic League and Jay-Z
Comic: I’m tired of homophobia and feigned Afrocentrism from Black Christians
Actress Jessica De Gouw still believes WGN’s canceled ‘Underground’ tells a complete story
Kendrick Lamar fuels rumors he is working on Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack
PEN announces 2018 longlist candidates, here are the nominees of color!
‘Mixed-ish’ and the anti-Black myth of post-racial insulated societies
‘A Million Little Things’ powerfully reflects the truth of many Black folk’s mental health struggle
Queer Black folks talk about masturbation, confront shame, and affirm their right to self-pleasure
Mental Health Awareness Month shouldn’t be the only time I can talk openly about my mental health
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