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Issa Rae Joins Cast of ‘The Hate You Give’ Starring Amandla Stenberg

Black Girl Magic continues to infiltrate creative industries and the Hollywood machine in giant waves. The latest of these comes in the form of news that Issa Rae will join the cast of The Hate You Give. Starring Amandla Stenberg as the 16-year-old protagonist Starr, the film is an adaption of a Black Lives Matter-inspired…

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Janelle Monae & Amandla Stenberg Discuss Racism, Hollywood and More for Teen Vogue

For Volume III of Teen Vogue‘s Icons issue, Janelle Monae and Amandla Stenberg open up in a candid chat about their friendship and their respective icon statuses. Their obvious, striking beauty aside, both queens are artists, actresses and activists whose tireless efforts to fight back against racial, social and even creative injustices have already begun…

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Watch Amandla Stenberg Rework “Let My Baby Stay”

At just 18 years old, the lovely Amandla Stenberg has tons of amazing accomplishments under her belt. She’s a stellar actress, a profoundly effective activist, and now she’s a performer/music video director. In a self-directed visual for one of her favorite songs, Stenberg takes on Mac DeMarco’s “Let My Baby Stay.” Calling attention to every…

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Amandla Stenberg Lands Major Modeling Deal

Budding actress-meets-activist Amandla Stenberg has had many deserving accolades under her belt as of recently. Now, at just the tender age of 18, she has joined The Society Modeling Agency! Just this year, she appeared on the cover of Teen Vogue’s February issue where she sat down with our very own Solange to discuss her…

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Amandla Stenberg is Working On New Project, ‘Everything Everything’

Rising starlet, Amandla Stenberg is at it again, working in Vacouver, CA on the set of her newest gig, Everything Everything. The upcoming film is based off the internationally-acclaimed young adult novel by Nicola Yoon, directed by Stella Meghie and adapted to film by J. Mills Goodloe. The young, bright activist and actress snagged the leading role…

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Amandla Stenberg Stars in New Stella McCartney Fragrance Campaign

These days, it seems like there is nothing Amandla Stenberg cannot do. Whether she’s creating her own short films, acting, being an activist or leaving her print on the fashion world this Saint Heron favorite is unapologetically unstoppable (and of course we could not be more proud). Her latest endevour comes in the form of…

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Amandla Stenberg Releases Her Self-Directed Short Film, ‘Blue Girls Burn Fast’

The budding starlet that is Amandla Stenberg never ceases to amaze. After recently taking home the Young, Black and Gifted award at this years BLACK GIRLS ROCK! awards, she again proves that she is more than deserving of such an accolade with her new short film Blue Girls Burn Fast. Written, produced, shot, directed, and edited…

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Amandla Stenberg To Star In New Black Lives Matter Inspired Film

Author Angela Thomas originally wrote The Hate U Give as her debut novel, and fter a huge bidding war, Fox 2000 has won the film rights according to Vulture. Our favorite actress-meets-activist Amandla Stenberg has apparently landed the lead role in the forthcoming George Tillman Jr. directed film that will depict the story of #BlackLivesMatter…

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Solange Interviews Amandla Stenberg For Teen Vogue’s February Issue

Actress-meets-activist Amandla Stenberg  has continually reached new heights over the past year. At just the tender age of 17, she’s become an inspirational spokesperson for our youth. Her latest success has landed her as the cover star for the February issue of Teen Vogue. In the issue, Stenberg sat down with our very own Solange…

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Amandla Stenberg Named One of The ‘Feminist Celebrities of the Year’

An online survey done by the Ms. Foundation for Women voted young actresses/activists Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard as the top feminist celebrities of the year. The Hunger Games  starlet and Girl Meets World  actress are both self-proclaimed intersectional feminists who use their various social media accounts to speak out on very timely and important issues as…

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Janelle Monáe, Amandla Stenberg, Zendaya, & More Make Ebony Magazine’s 2015 ‘Power 100 List’

EBONY Magazine is celebrating it’s 70th anniversary and in honor of the celebration, they are paying homage to the top 100 African Americans that are leading, inspiring, and demonstrating the best in Black America today.The list includes a wide array of people from politicians, radio hosts, religious leaders, educators, and top entertainers. This year’s honorees…

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Zendaya, Malia Obama, Amandla Stenberg Named as ‘TIME’ Magazine’s Most Influential Teens

TIME magazine recently released it’s annual 30 Most Influential Teens list, and amongst the 30 stellar teens rocking our timelines in 2015, we found three of our favorite girls: Malia Obama, Amandla Stenberg, and Zendaya . Here are a few reasons why these young darlings are making our future just a tad bit brighter: Amandla Stenberg first entered our…

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