After the first ‘Black Panther’ shattered box office expectations, some critics wondered if it marked the dawn of a new era of big-budget Black films.
A new report disputes the heritage claims of Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather. A scholar explains why scrutiny over alleged ethnic fraud is essential.
Despite efforts to diversify the film industry, the Oscars awards ceremony demonstrates how far Hollywood has come – and how far it still has to go.
After the embarrassment of #OscarsSoWhite in 2015, is this a new normal for Hollywood?
Despite the efforts to expand the Academy, women and people of colour are once again conspicuous by their absence this year.
There has been a stream of bad publicity in the lead-up to the film industry’s night of nights.
Seeing is not just believing. Seeing changes what we believe, about ourselves and about other people.
Black Panther arrives at a moment of possibility. Its popularity demonstrates that people are crying out for chances to see themselves and their communities portrayed with dignity—as heroes.