Ryan Coogler

Director Ryan Coogler has spoken out about why he won’t move the production of the Black Panther sequel out of Georgia after the backlash over the state’s latest voting laws. “The fight for full enfranchisement is fundamental to the African-American struggle in this country and to this country’s claim to functioning democracy. As an African-American, […]

A tragic school bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee took the lives of at least five elementary school students on Monday.

It's been announced that Forest Whitaker will be joining the Ryan Coogler-directed project. #BlackStarPower at its finest.

Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.

After causing a stir for attempting to auction off the firearm used to kill Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is still determined to sell the gun. According to reports, Zimmerman will repost the gun on an auction site for the third time. When he first put the firearm on the auction block, he priced the gun […]

And as of Friday night, the film will get another big name, with Michael B. Jordan starring in the film.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will address one of the biggest abortion cases in 20 years.

While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]

Monday night's event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.

The Academy, as always, ignored some of the stellar work by Black filmmakers and thespians this year.