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.


Warriors fans, Cavs fans and just sports fans in general have been on edge as of late with the start of a highly-anticipated NBA Finals series between the league’s top two teams last week, but one Bay Area supporter in particular took things a little too far following game 3 on Tuesday night. The brief but brutal lash […]

This Black girl rocks! After an incredible awards season and slaying the red carpet with her flawless fashion, actress Lupita Nyong’o took the gold, winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in “12 Years A Slave.” READ: 5 Things To Know About “12 Years A Slave” Star Lupita Nyong’o Looking like an ebony dipped Cinderella […]

After three hours and zero wins for the actors and director Steve McQueen, “12 Years A Slave” pulled a jaw dropping upset by walking away with the coveted Best Motion Picture win. Read: Chiwetel Ejiofor Is No Wookiee, Says Don’t Call Him “Chewy”  Visibly shocked, McQueen thanked his life partner Bianca Stigter for introducing him […]

  When I first heard about Darrell Wallace Jr. being the first Black man in fifty years to win a NASCAR series race, my first reaction was a very common. “They have Black race car drivers?!” I was under the impression NASCAR was still unofficially governed with Jim Crow laws, or maybe that’s a little […]

After months of infighting amongst the black community over 2012’s most controversial movie, Quentin Tarantino was the clear winner when he walked away with an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for “Django Unchained.” Unusually subdued, Tarantino graciously acknowledged his fellow nominees and declared “This will be the year of the writer!” READ:“Django Unchained” Controversy Timeline […]


You can’t keep a good woman down! Serena Williams beat Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 Saturday to win her fifth singles championship at Wimbledon: Serena now claims her 14th Grand Slam singles title, her fifth at the All England Club, the same as her sister, Venus. Williams burst into a huge smile and laid […]