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What is Afrofuturism? An English Professor Explains

By Julian C. Chambliss, Michigan State University The new sci-fi musical “Neptune Frost,” set in a Rwandan village constructed with computer parts, tells the story...
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H.E.R, J.Lo, Curry Join Michelle Obama’s Voter Campaign

NBA player Steph Curry and musical artists H.E.R. and Jennifer Lopez are among celebrities who have joined a national nonpartisan voting initiative launched by...

OP-ED: Celebrating the Journey of Black Music and its impact on American Culture

By H. Beecher Hicks, III, President & CEO of the National Museum of African American Music Lately, the phrase ‘unprecedented times’ is so widely used...

FILM REVIEW: New Wave of Black Films Crests at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Black artists, filmmakers and films were a key part of the mix at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival. Big budget movies, small indie films,...