“Everybody talking about Luke Cage like he’s Jesus,” says the new trailer for the second season of the Netflix and Marvel series about Harlem’s resident hero. 270 more words
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Half a century ago today, Martin Luther King Jr was shot dead in Memphis while supporting striking black sanitation workers in that southern city.
For a nation still severed today along stark racial and economic lines, the death at age 39 of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning preacher and civil rights icon on the evening of April 4, 1968 was a devastating blow — a blow whose impact continues to reverberate in 2018. 2,230 more words
There was a time, not that long ago, when each of the six Black showrunners at tonight’s “They Run the Show” panel at the Paley Center were the only African Americans in the writers’ rooms they started out in. 464 more words