African Americans

Joe Biden’s running mate makes history as the first woman, Black American and Asian American to serve as VP.
Global outrage at the killing of George Floyd expresses the abiding international conviction that the US’ self-promoted image is at odds with its reality.
Imagery has the power to turn a seemingly innocent depiction of fruit into the stereotyping of an entire group of people.
Like other historical films, Green Book uses the past to speak to the present.
Spike Lee’s fact-based film centers on Colorado Springs' first African-American detective, Ron Stallworth, and his mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.
Indigenous people, Japanese Americans and African Americans have all had to endure the anguish of having their children ripped from their arms
Warning: This piece contains spoilers. I wish I could have recorded the murmur that went through the theater when “Black
You've long been my hero because your words found me and you seemed to know of me before I knew of myself. Your words still find me. I am ever open to them. I too, once upon a time, felt a cold, concrete church floor at my back, as I looked up at a congregation of tall saints.
In the last 30 years, America has become the prison capital of the world. What has propelled the land of the free to become the isle of the incarcerated is the rise of for-profit prisons. Today there are over 2.3million people behind bars, more than in China.
A few nights ago I witnessed a filmic and social achievement having attended the movie "Get Out", written and directed by
It is unfortunate that your attempt at critique appears to be so wet behind the ears, and lacking in any real promise. Actual film critics know that film can be relevant to any audience; something you seem to have missed.
People throughout the world are mourning the loss of legendary Muhammad Ali, however he had told the world quite sometime ago that he was "ready to meet God" as he had lived his life to the full.
Ordinarily, a new Beyoncé track is always an earth shattering, stop-whatever-you're-doing moment. The bass thumping song Formation gives us what we've long become accustomed to from her: brazen female strength, an unapologetic embrace of female sexuality, and an unashamed love for herself and her accomplishments. But Bey reaches new political heights in this song.
Rachel Dolezal, a public figure who prompted a major global debate on racial heritage, has re-emerged in the media hemisphere
Recently, a video featuring actor Chad L Coleman from The Walking Dead and The Wire captured his angry response to two passengers
Molemo Kgomo says she hopes to solve some of the problems that black parents in the UK and USA face in selecting dolls by expanding her market beyond the African continent.
Again, please excuse the title which references the outrageous myth that red hair is a sign of witchcraft. Of course red hair a beautiful gift from God. But as I have said in prior articles, no one ever healed a wound that is consistently being stabbed by ignoring it.
Sammie Jay. Remember that name. She will become a household item in the coming future just as surely and quickly as her contemporary Sam Smith rose to fame seemingly overnight.
When one black boy like Michael Brown is shot and killed by the police, it is a tragedy. When hundreds of black youths in their teens and twenties are shot by the police each year, it is an outrage.
African American Muslim minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X was shot dead 48 years ago today. The 39-year-old was