Tessa Thompson says that the media got it wrong when they reported that she said that she was in a relationship with Janella Monae.In an interview she stated about the singer, We love each other deeply. We’re so close, we vibrate on the same frequency. If people want to speculate about what we are, that’s okay. It […]
Actress Tessa Thompson, known for her roles in Creed, Dear White People and Thor: Ragnarok has signed on to play legendary jewel thief Doris Payne. Payne was the subject of a spectacular Netflix documentary, The Life & Crimes of Doris Payne. Per Variety, Codeblack Films will start the project after obtaining Payne’s life rights. Thompson is going to produce […]
Marvel has seriously been stepping up its representation game and making Black women more visible on the comic rack and the screen. Now, it’s starting to do better in the writer’s room, too. Author Roxane Gay has made history by becoming the first Black woman ever to write for Marvel Comics. The New York Times […]
The Academy has learned its lesson, so the film organization is doing something about its glaring diversity problem. About 46 percent of new members of its voting body are people of colors, but that still might not be enough to make a huge difference just yet. Society as a whole made the good people behind […]
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.
Tessa Thompson is widely known for her roles in Selma, Dear White People, For Colored Girls and Veronica Mars (her first acting job). But it’s her role…
Selma is about Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches of Selma, Alabama, that changed history for all of us in America as of we know it. Check out this trailer for Selma staring Oprha, Common, Tim Roth, Giovanni Ribisi, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Martin Shenn, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carmen Ejogo, and more. The film comes out this year […]
Movieline has confirmed that Lionsgate shortened the title of Perry’s award season ensembler For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf to just For Colored Girls. The movie stars a sweeping all-star cast including Whoopi Goldberg, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, […]