Film

This South African Western Is Challenging the Film Genre's Whiteness

'Five Fingers For Marseilles' is the Eastern Cape-shot western premiering at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

SOUTH AFRICA—The western might actually be the "whitest" of all film genres. Historically, there's been very little room for black actors and little to no regard for black audiences—no, Django Unchained does not count.

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News

This Upcoming Drama By Will Packer and Aaron McGruder Imagines "Black America" Post-Reparations

"Black America" is the right kind of alternative history drama.

A new drama by Will Packer and The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder, which envisions an alternate history for black people in post-Civil War America, is currently in the works, reports Deadline.

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Style

Walé Oyéjidé of Ikiré Jones Explains How He Got His Designs In the Upcoming 'Black Panther' Movie

We spoke with the creative director of menswear line, Ikire Jones about how his designs made it into "Black Panther."

DIASPORA—Like most of us, when Walé Oyéjidé, creative director of Ikiré Jones, heard the news that Marvel was introducing its first black superhero with Black Panther—and packing the film with a star-studded, black and beautiful cast, he was thrilled.

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