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Tyler Perry Turned Down Offer to Direct Big Budget Superhero Flick

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 25, 2017

Tyler Perry has proven he can make crowds show up and show out at the box office, which likely led to industry-wide rumors that... Read More

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the Power of Representation

by Alan Jenkins, President, The Opportunity Agenda   Jul 18, 2017

First, I watched the trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, just one of the 89 million people who saw it in its first 24 hours.  The... Read More

FIRST LOOK: The CW’s Black Lightning

FIRST LOOK: The CW’s Black Lightning

by Melissa Kimble   Mar 29, 2017

We could always use another Black superhero, especially during these times. As we wait for Black Panther and enjoy comic book creators like Kwanza Osajyefo,... Read More

Latest Batman Comic Tackles Racism, Police Brutality

Latest Batman Comic Tackles Racism, Police Brutality

by #teamEBONY   Sep 16, 2015

People die every day in Gotham City, the fictional hive of corruption where patrols the rooftops. But not until Wednesday did the Dark Knight... Read More

DC Superhero Comes Out

DC Superhero Comes Out

by #teamEBONY   May 21, 2012

The media has been heavily spotlighting same sex couples and marriages since President Obama's public declaration of support. This support has extended to DC Comics.... Read More

DC Comics and Black Superheroes

DC Comics and Black Superheroes

by Margena A. Christian   Jan 10, 2012

The cartoon universe is more soulful; DC Comics relaunched its iconic comic books with new African-American superheroes. Now Cyborg to takes rightful his place... Read More