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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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Check Out a Few Thoughts on Love, Beating Fear & Taking Risks From the Cast of ‘Everything, Everything’

I’ve always had a hopeless romantic nature that I couldn’t shake, as if I was born to love fiercely, openly and uninhibited. But aren’t we all? The endless bounds of love’s undeniable hold was surely made with intent to enjoy — to experience in its ebbs and flows of purity and vulnerability, at least once…

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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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Blood Orange’s “Best To You” Visual To Premiere At This Year’s NEXT FEST

Dev Hynes‘ musically charming Blood Orange is gearing up to premiere a visual for “Best To You” at Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT FEST. If unfamiliar, the annual festival is slated to honor and highlight the film and music productions of standout indie creatives – of which, Hynes is surely deserving. A cult favorite from Freetown…

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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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Recap: Black Girls Rock!

It is almost impossible to put into words the magic that was this years BLACK GIRLS ROCK! awards show. Hosted by the always amazing and vibrant, Tracee Ellis Ross, who opened the show with a medley of songs by amazing black girls. The show featured a slew of great performances, acceptance speeches and monumental moments…

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Watch These Women Share Their Hair Stories:

While many confess that there is nothing better than seeing a black woman embrace her blackness, it’s no secret that we have all been victimized by the rather intense realities of beauty ideals and hair politics in America. In the radical episode “Hair Stories”, our favorite beauties including Amandla Stenberg,  Julia Sarr-Jamois and  founders of…

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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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