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With ‘Black Panther’ and now ‘Us,’ Winston Duke is on a Roll | AFRO

Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer, AFRO Photographed By Erik Tanner, Featured Image ANGELES (AP) — Winston Duke went from relative obscurity to being a household name with his first film and he wasn’t even the lead, or second or third performer listed for that matter. That the first film in question was “Black Panther” didn’t hurt, but that Duke still managed to stand out as rival Wakandan leader M’Baku amid such star power and spectacle is all the more impressive. But how do you follow that kind of breakout? For Duke, it meant looking for something completely different. The Tobago-born, […]

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Rashidah De Vore Launches X On Demand: An Ingenious Cross Between Netflix and Black Twitter | The Network Journal

When Writer/Photographer/Content Creator Rashidah De Vore found difficulty getting her projects picked up by different companies and producers, she did what any self-respecting, entrepreneurial-minded woman would do: she created her own way.

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Regina King and Colman Domingo Make Us Better With ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ | Colorlines The veteran actors discuss their relationships to James Baldwin, what they brought to their portrayal of Sharon and Joe Rivers and the passion for rich Black characters.

The veteran actors discuss their relationships to James Baldwin, what they brought to their portrayal of Sharon and Joe Rivers and the passion for rich Black characters.

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If Beale Street Could Talk and the Urgency of Black Love | The Atlantic Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel homes in on the familial tenderness that buoys the youthful protagonists amid devastatingly common injustices.

Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel homes in on the familial tenderness that buoys the youthful protagonists amid devastatingly common injustices.

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Barry Jenkins and Kahlil Joseph Reimagine Roy DeCarava’s Admiring Vision of Harlem | Hyperallergic Director Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk and video artist Kahlil Joseph’s “Fly Paper” transmute the aesthetics and storytelling of photographer Roy DeCarava’s 1950s portraits of Harlem.

Director Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk and video artist Kahlil Joseph’s “Fly Paper” transmute the aesthetics and storytelling of photographer Roy DeCarava’s 1950s portraits of Harlem.

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