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Wakanda: African fashion on display at Black Panther shows

The vibrant African fashion of Black Panther was on display at multiplexes around the country Feb. 15 as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster. There were attendees in all-black or black formal attire, but what ...

Counseling Corner: It doesn’t always have to be a teen vs parent fight

Parents and teenagers are always going to disagree about some things. It’s simply the nature of the beast.

Innovators and visionaries: Macy’s celebrates Black History Month

This February, Macy’s will celebrate Black History Month by welcoming a host of innovators in fashion, entertainment, art, music, literature and technology, who are pioneers in their industries. Innovation is one of the cornerstones of Black culture, helping to propel ...

Black Panther

Fans who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of Black Panther, Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film.

Two Sides: Viola Davis’ docu-series tackles deadly a reality

Viola Davis knows how to make an audience see into the heart of a character, whether a burdened mother in Doubt or the flawed attorney in How to Get Away with Murder.

Sankofa Garden Homes: Heritage Gardening and African American History Month

This being the first Sankofa Garden Homes article written during African American History month, I felt it was important to address what I call “Heritage Gardening.”

Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten exclusive showing

Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten is a controversial documentary that reveals the incidents surrounding the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina that resulted in the false prosecution of eight Black male students,

Fade to Black: Globes roll out red carpet under cloud of sex scandals

The Golden Globes red carpet was dyed black by streams of actresses, actors and activists outfitted in a color-coordinated statement against sexual harassment and gender inequality in Hollywood.

Children of slain Gabrielle Simmons receive holiday shopping spree

“I want that,” exclaimed 5-year-old Nevaeh Simmons as she ran up and down the Target aisles, filling two red carts with $1,000 worth of toys.

Bright features Will Smith in an action-packed Sci/Fi drama

The Netflix film Bright, released on the subscriber service Dec. 22, is an intriguing mix of film genres that is apparently intended to be a holiday blockbuster for the relatively new world of digital video streaming.

Could pests be hiding in your fresh cut Christmas tree?

There could be more than just presents hiding beneath your Christmas tree this year. After all, “’tis the season for wintertime pest infestations.”

Self-Made Sistas features local Black business women

A flourishing relationship or a prospering business? Black women encounter this life tug-of-war everyday as society forces women to choose between being the wife and mother who dedicates her life to the dreams of her husband or the successful businesswoman ...

Sankofa Garden Homes: Holiday gifts fresh from the garden

As we prepare to engage in gift giving, many of us would not think of giving food as a gift. I can remember when we would give wrapped fruit baskets with red bows as gifts. While most people did not ...

Black, Latino acts rule Grammy nominations

The Recording Academy sent a clear message when they announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys: They want to see a Black or Latino act have a better shot at winning in the major categories.

Image Awards voting open to public for the first time

For the first time in its award show history, voting for the 49th NAACP Image Awards will be open to the public. Viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite nominees in 36 different categories across film, television ...