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A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

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  Honoring a pioneer such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is something that should happen at least once a month. Who knows where we’d be as a society if not for his leadership and sacrifice? And much like Dr. King, it takes an unmatched level of courage to fight against a stereotype, prejudice, social […]

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As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the work and efforts of the global icon are back at the cultural forefront in a big way. Hip-hop was birthed to give voice to the marginalized, and has paid homage to Dr. King’s message since its inception. Common and John Legend‘s Oscar-nominated (and Golden Globe-winning) “Glory” continues […]

As we reflect on today’s King holiday and the upcoming Black History Month, it’s important not only to remember what our civil rights heroes did for the world, but also how each of us can take their philosophies even further. For Spelman alum Chelsea Williams, that means using her background in financial services to mentor […]

Muslim civil rights activist Malcolm Shabazz has reportedly been arrested by the FBI, this according to reports from PressTV. Shabazz was on his way to Tehran, Iran to attend a conference on Hollywoodism, which is in its third year. Little information regarding Malcolm Shabazz’s arrest because the FBI is refusing to release any details about […]

A rare and candid TV interview with Martin Luther King, Jr. – unseen in 40 years – is the centerpiece of this timely tribute, featuring exclusive interviews with such notables as Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks and Colin Powell that provide fresh insight into the life and personality of the late civil rights leader. “When I […]

Back in 2009 Kanye West had a P Diddy moment and decided to change his name. “Due to what has happened – what has happened so severely when the red shoes hit the runway, I was forced to change my name to Martin Louis the King Jr. Address me as such,” he wrote on his […]