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Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: The Women of Wakanda
Black women are strong and powerful. They’ve displayed these qualities for centuries whether on the battlefield, in the boardroom, on the throne, or in the home. In the film Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, strong black women were front and center. “Strong women and women’s influence on culture and society... Read more
Chadwick Boseman Returns to Howard to Deliver Commencement Address
I graduated from Howard University in 1994 and our commencement speaker was General Colin Powell. General Powell delivered a heartfelt, motivating speech that challenged us to go out into the world and make a difference. Over the years, Howard has drawn several prominent comment speakers such as Sean “Diddy”... Read more
Chadwick Boseman Surprises Black Panther Fans
On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Black Panther fans filmed a video message sharing what the movie means to them. However, they were unaware that Chadwick Boseman was right behind the curtain, waiting to surprise them. The best part of the video, to me at least, is when the... Read more
Black Panther Behind The Scenes Photos and Fun Facts
Marvel Studios Black Panther broke many records in it’s opening weekend. This film is a certified smash and is the highest rated superhero movie on Rotten Tomatoes (97%). Here are a few behind the scenes photos and fun facts about the film. An important part of the Black Panther... Read more
The Cultural Significance of Black Panther
A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed Marvel Studios’ Black Panther to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters. In this video, Mocha Man Style publisher, Frederick J. Goodall, joins a panel of experts to discuss the cultural impact of... Read more
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther Movie Review
Whether they intended to or not, Director Ryan Coogler (Fruitville Station and Creed) and the entire cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther have created a film that is much more than a superhero movie, it is a movement. African-Americans have been planning for months to secure their African-themed outfit to wear... Read more
Academy Award Winner Geoffrey Fletcher to Write Screenplay for Remake of “The Housemaid”
A remake of Vietnam’s highest grossing horror film of all time, The Housemaid, has been greenlit by CJ Entertainment, and Geoffrey Fletcher will write the adapted screenplay. The original film, released in 2016, explored racial and social themes through the genre of horror. The remake will stay true to this... Read more
How Black Panther Went from the Page to the Screen
Black Panther is one of the most interesting characters in the Marvel Universe. First appearing in Fantastic Four #52 (July 1966), Black Panther is the first black superhero in mainstream American comic books. Not only is Black Panther a superhero, but he is also the king of the African nation,... Read more
Pam Grier Hosts Leading Ladies Takeover Triple Feature on Bounce
On Saturday, January 6th, legendary actress Pam Grier will host an evening of action-oriented, women-kicking-butt movies on Bounce in anticipation of the new motion picture Proud Mary, starring Taraji P. Henson.  Bounce’s Leading Ladies Takeover kicks off at 9:00 p.m. with Baby Boy, starring Henson in her big screen debut. Jennifer Lopez, as a U.S. Marshall, in Out... Read more
Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review: The God of Thunder Shows Off His Sense of Humor
Marvel has been churning out superhero movies at a rapid pace. The films range from dark and serious such as Captain America: Winter Solder to wacky and outrageous such as Guardians of the Galaxy and Deadpool. Thor: Ragnarok is definitely in the wacky camp (which is ironic considering the plot... Read more