Black Futures is our black history month coverage highlighting how Gen Z and millennial creators celebrate Black creativity, entertainment, and health.
Curated for Disney+
Marvel Actor Letitia Wright Clarified Her Comments About “Black Panther 3” Already Being “In The Works" After Sending Fans Into A Frenzy
Her latest chat about the third Black Panther film took place in a red carpet interview with BuzzFeed.
The 20-year-old Philadelphian made history as the first deaf woman to perform during the Super Bowl halftime show.
After the world spent the whole halftime show googling "Rihanna pregnant?", her rep confirmed to AP that another Baby Fenty is on the way.
Joy, a 23-year-old jazz singer from the Bronx, won the Best New Artist Grammy over breakout musicians like Brazilian pop star Anitta, indie darling Wet Leg, and Latinx R&B singer Omar Apollo.
“We're talking about misogynoir — like, it comes in all kinds of ways, whether it's direct or indirect. It impacts who we are."
These recent speculative books provide plenty of intrigue and adventure while featuring Black female protagonists showing the world what “magic” really is.
Black people who are pregnant are at higher risk of having their pain and other symptoms ignored, which in many cases can have deadly consequences. These doulas are trying to make the experience safer for people at risk.
In an illustrated essay, Molly Crabapple talks to Sony Jayy, one of the many New York City hip-hop dancers behind “showtime” on the New York City Subway.
Awards shows routinely ignore groundbreaking Black or brown artists in favor of seemingly apolitical white ones.
The multi-hyphenate can add metaverse show host, Twitch streamer, and expectant mother to her long list of accomplishments.
“I skipped school to see you perform. You changed my life.”
She's that girl.
Davis won the Grammy on Sunday for Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording for her memoir, Finding Me.
The singer’s latest genre-bending album stayed atop the charts for seven weeks, cementing her as a superstar.
Only two Oscar acting nominations went to Black actors this year, but there were many more performances worthy of such praise.
“You’re not just using your body, you’re using your soul. People feel when you’re dancing, and I feel like that’s one of the differences between majorette and every other style of dance.”
The Writing On The Game “Forspoken” Is As Bad As Everyone’s Saying. Its Black Woman Lead Is Just One Of The Casualties.
The game uses tokenized diversity to try to make a generic Hero’s Journey feel fresh, but the end result is completely uninterested in its characters’ interior lives.
"Don't count out young people,” Frost said in August.
A viral Twitter thread captured hair transformations and revisited the legacy of Black haircare marketing.
African Influencers Hope Khaby Lame’s Rise Will Mean That Global Success Is Attainable For More Of Them
“When people talk about influencers, I don't believe African creators are mentioned at all, except for Khaby and maybe Elsa.”
“Lord, please free my people from the hold of this illustration.”
Love stories, adventure, and words of wisdom – what more could you want?
In an already difficult year filled with so much Black death, losing an actor who celebrated Black life feels especially painful.
From Audre Lorde's groundbreaking essays to Ibram X. Kendi's guide to being antiracist, these books are a great resource for understanding why people are protesting right now.
“I didn't go to uni or study my craft to become a meme."
She Went Viral After Being Cropped Out Of A Photo. Now She Says It’s Time For African Climate Activists To Be Heard.
Vanessa Nakate said she hopes this is a watershed moment for climate crisis activism and how it's reported.
She committed to holding the door open wide for other black writers for as long as she could, writes Hanif Abdurraqib.
A trio of black women at Kensington Publishing is challenging the old, predominantly white narratives of who gets to fall in love.
The Master of None star has sold a drama to Showtime, will be acting in a Steven Spielberg movie, and cowrote one of the best episodes of television this season. And she's just getting started.