During the program, President Obama is slated to talk about the negative impact that gun violence has had on our country and will take questions from attendees.
Selma director Ava DuVernay recently decided not to direct Marvel’s upcoming Black Panther movie starring Chadwick Boseman. Though that wasn’t always the case, she made her reasoning loud and clear during a keynote speech at the BlogHer conference this past weekend, stating “it really wasn’t going to be an Ava DuVernay film.” DuVernay decided the project, which would take up to three […]
Dope debuted on the box office charts at number five this past weekend, while the sleeper smash hit Jurassic World maintained its view from the top at number one. “The film [‘Dope’] is likely to have legs on reported strong word-of-mouth,” per Box Office Mojo. We’ll be looking forward to seeing next week’s numbers. True Detective […]
Amid outcry from the state police union, a New Jersey university has decided to cancel a commencement speech from rapper Common over a song he wrote a fifteen years ago in honor of Black activist Assata Shakur. Kean University students expressed interest in hearing Common speak at graduation in large part due to his powerful and emotional […]
Herman Wallace, an ex-member of the Black Panthers movement, died this past week of liver cancer, just days after getting out of prison. The 71-year-old man had just finished a sentencing that lasted 41 years and kept him in solitary confinement, when he suddenly passed away three days after. His attourneys told the press: ‘One […]