A Film About Japan’s First Black Samurai Is Currently In Development
Lionsgate is developing a new action-drama film based on the story of Yasuke, the first black samurai.
Black Girls Are Going Missing In D.C.—What You Need to Know
The issue of missing black and Latino teens in the nation’s capital has remained largely below the radar until now.
Chief Obi, The Internet’s Favorite Nigerian Dad, Just Landed a Million Dollar Endorsement Deal
Instagram comedian, Henry Obiefule, aka Chief Obi, just signed a million dollar endorsement deal with Vomoz Communications.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Is the ‘One Book’ for New Yorkers to Read This Spring
‘Americanah’ was chosen as the novel for all of New York City to read this spring.
Wizkid and Vybz Kartel Drop the Music Video for Their Dancehall Banger, ‘Wine to the Top’
Wizkid and Vybz Kartel drop the music video for their song ‘Wine to the Top.’…
Michaela Coel Set to Star In Upcoming Feature-Length Musical ‘Been So Long’
The ‘Chewing Gum’ showrunner is the lead in a new London-set musical ‘Been So Long.’…
Here’s a Way to Get Involved in Somali Famine Relief Efforts
Members of the Somali diaspora in New York have started a fundraising initiative to help support famine relief efforts in their home country.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Continues to Defend Her Comments on Trans Women During D.C. Appearance
Chiamanda Ngozi Adichie defended her statements about trans women during an appearance in Washington D.C. yesterday.
Wyclef Jean Detained By the LAPD for Being Black
Wyclef Jean was handcuffed and detained this morning in L.A., after being mistaken for a suspect in an armed robbery.
This Neurosurgeon Resident Just Made History at Johns Hopkins Medical School
Ghanaian medical student, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, is Johns Hopkins’ first black, female neurosurgeon resident.
South African Twitter Had Mixed Reactions to Black Coffee’s Feature on Drake’s ‘More Life’
“How is Black Coffee featured on his own song 😂,” reads one tweet.
This Year’s African Global Economic and Development Summit Had No Africans Present
All of the African delegates invited to the African Global Economic and Development Summit, this weekend in Los Angeles, were denied visas into the country.
Style Blogger, Fisayo Longe, Calls Out Fashion Retailer for Copying Her Design
British-Nigerian fashion blogger, Fisayo Longe, says fashion retailer, SheIn, copied one of her designs.