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.


Yup, people still haven’t learned that blackface just isn’t cool. Black student groups at UCLA are up in arms about a predominantly White fraternity and sorority holding a “Kanye Western”-themed party. According to the student paper, the party-goers dressed in baggy clothes, blackface, and traditional Kardashian-like attire. UCLA students protest after guests wear blackface to […]

So after bringing shows like Love & Hip Hop New York, Atlanta and now LA to our lives producer Mona Scott Young is set to bring us another show that focuses on the lives of super classy, intelligent, confident and respectful women. Nahhh we’re joking! We just wanted to see if you were paying attention. […]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc on June 22, 1952 while studying at Boston University. The Fraternity was instrumental in the creation and funding of the MLK National Memorial Washington, D.C. To celebrate what would have been the Civil Rights icon’s 85th birthday, members of Alpha performed a […]

[ooyala code=”4zYzUzMzqnE-HpgVhiBTIQKrYNmL6jZ5″] Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University. The organization–which boasts men from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Hill Harper among its membership–is celebrating its 105th Anniversary this weekend. When I Studied […]

Despite attempts by filmakers like Spike Lee (School Daze) and Sylvain White (Stomp The Yard) it has been almost impossible to capture the true spirit of Fraternity and Sorority life on film–until now. On April 10th photographer John Ledbetter, a member of the Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc at Virginia State […]