Sunday, December 5, 2021

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MOVIE REVIEW: No one to root for in ‘All Day and a Night’

by Jacob Smith --  Hollywood loves to make movies depicting “the black struggle.” But black audiences may be tired of the same stories of people who look like them trying to make it in America. While “All Day and a Night” won’t have box office...

The black girl magic of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

by Ronda Racha Penrice LOS ANGELES and ATLANTA — “Black cinema” and “blockbuster” are suddenly becoming synonymous. “Black Panther” is already nearing a billion dollars in global box office receipts and Jordan Peele just became the first African-American to win an Oscar for best original...

On The Prowl: “Black Panther” Stars and Creators Reflect On Its Arrival

  By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first black superhero film. “I’ve been waiting a long time. I was just so, so excited...

Who is Frederika Wilson and what’s she up to?

by Joseph Hammond, Urban News Service Most Americans had not heard of Rep. Frederika Wilson until she accused President Trump of making insensitive remarks in a condolence call to the widow of an American soldier killed in Niger. But her connection to the military’s often secretive...