Oscars 2023 Snubs: The Woman King Gets Shut Out Completely

By Shenelle Genai While there were many expected recognitions during the 2023 Oscar nominations reveal on Tuesday (looking at you Angela Bassett, Ruth Carter, Rihanna and Brian Tyree Henry), there were also a plethora of stunning upsets—chief among them, the lack of recognition for The Woman King.

‘Wakanda Forever’ receives 12 NAACP Image Award nominations

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever earned 12 NAACP Image Awards nominations on Thursday, while The Woman King and Abbott Elementary will enter next month’s ceremony as other top nominees. The Black Panther sequel — which found blockbuster success — led all film nominees. The Marvel film delved into the concept

Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters dies at 74

By Methyl Aggarwal and Alex Lo Anita Pointer of the Grammy-winning Pointer Sisters, who rose to fame in the 1970s and ’80s with “I’m So Excited” and other hits, died of cancer Saturday, her publicist announced. She was 74. Pointer was surrounded

Black Panther’s Success Overshadows Challenges For Black Films

When Marvel Studios released “Black Panther” in February 2018, it marked the first Marvel Cinematic Universe film to feature a Black superhero and star a predominantly Black cast. Its estimated production budget was US$200 million, making it the first Black film – conventionally defined as

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