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Shoppers Can 'Get the Slave Look' With '12 Years a Slave' Mannequin

Shoppers Can ‘Get the Slave Look’ With ‘12 Years a Slave’ Mannequin

by Jamilah King on May 19 2014, 11:21AM

Um, what?

Topics: Culture

Take a Look at Solomon Northup's 1853 New York Times Profile

Take a Look at Solomon Northup’s 1853 New York Times Profile

by Jamilah King on March 3 2014, 1:12PM

Read this original profile that appeared back on January 20, 1853.

Topics: Culture

'12 Years a Slave' Wins Big, and With Words, at Academy Awards Play

‘12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big, and With Words, at Academy Awards

by Jamilah King on March 3 2014, 9:24AM

The film won three of the Academy Award’s biggest prizes on Sunday night.

Topics: Culture

Lupita Nyong'o: 'I Was Teased and Taunted About My Skin'

Lupita Nyong’o: ‘I Was Teased and Taunted About My Skin’

by Jamilah King on February 28 2014, 9:18AM

The actress opened up about some of the obstacles she had to overcome while growing up as a dark-skinned girl.

Topics: Culture

Infographic Illustrates the Structural Racism of the Oscars

Infographic Illustrates the Structural Racism of the Oscars

by Jamilah King on February 27 2014, 11:15AM

The year of the black film? Not so fast.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

On Next Year's High School Curriculum? '12 Years a Slave'

On Next Year’s High School Curriculum? ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on February 25 2014, 11:35AM

The film adaptation of Solomon Northup’s remarkable story is one of the leading contenders for this year’s Academy Award for Best Feature Film

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

Steve McQueen Doesn't Want Another '12 Years a Slave'

Steve McQueen Doesn’t Want Another ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 10:31AM

The director took home Britain’s most coveted filmmaking prize.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Lupita Nyong'o Emotional Critics' Choice Awards Speech

Watch Lupita Nyong’o Emotional Critics’ Choice Awards Speech

by Jamilah King on January 17 2014, 10:20AM

Beware with this video: It’ll have you in tears, too.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'12 Years a Slave,' '20 Feet From Stardom' Among This Year's Oscar Nominations

‘12 Years a Slave,’ ‘20 Feet From Stardom’ Among This Year’s Oscar Nominations

by Jamilah King on January 16 2014, 9:27AM

The awards season continues to be kind

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Lupita Nyong'o Absolutely Stuns on Golden Globe Red Carpet

Lupita Nyong’o Absolutely Stuns on Golden Globe Red Carpet

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 10:13AM

The breakout actress stole the show on the red carpet.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Drama at Golden Globes

‘12 Years a Slave’ Wins Best Drama at Golden Globes

by Jamilah King on January 13 2014, 9:30AM

Is an Oscar next?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'12 Years a Slave' Leads This Year's Golden Globe Nominations

‘12 Years a Slave’ Leads This Year’s Golden Globe Nominations

by Jamilah King on December 12 2013, 10:24AM

In total, the film is nominated for seven awards, including best picture.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Maybe 2013 Wasn't The Year Of 'The Black Movie' After All

Maybe 2013 Wasn’t The Year Of ‘The Black Movie’ After All

by Jamilah King on December 4 2013, 10:40AM

Shani O. Hilton points out that we’ve been here before.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Steve McQueen Working With Russell Simmons on HBO Drama

Steve McQueen Working With Russell Simmons on HBO Drama

by Jamilah King on October 29 2013, 3:05PM

The drama explores a young black man’s experiences navigating New York City’s high society.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

How '12 Years a Slave' Exposes Early Rape Culture

How ‘12 Years a Slave’ Exposes Early Rape Culture

by Akiba Solomon on October 28 2013, 2:51PM

The sexual violence against the enslaved woman Patsy reminds us that slavery lays in the DNA of rape culture

Topics: '12 Years a Slave', Gender, Gender & Sexuality

'12 Years a Slave' In Cinematic Context

‘12 Years a Slave’ In Cinematic Context

by Dexter Gabriel on October 25 2013, 4:29PM

For a society still struggling some 150 years from Emancipation to negotiate a working discourse on slavery and race, ‘12 Years a Slave’ is a visual moment that forces a reexamination of our national past perhaps like no other major film in recent memory.

Topics: '12 Years a Slave', Arts & Culture, History

A List of Every Theater That's Playing '12 Years a Slave'

A List of Every Theater That’s Playing ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on October 21 2013, 1:16PM

The film opens nationwide on November 1.

Topics: '12 Years a Slave', Arts & Culture, /NOW

'12 Years a Slave' Has Big Opening Weekend With Diverse Audience

‘12 Years a Slave’ Has Big Opening Weekend With Diverse Audience

by Jamilah King on October 21 2013, 8:53AM

The film had a successful opening weekend that extended far beyond the box office.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chiwetel Ejiofor On '12 Years a Slave'

Chiwetel Ejiofor On ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on October 18 2013, 7:00AM

Ejiofor was at first reluctant to tackle the role of Solomon Northup, but the story was too powerful to resist.

Topics: '12 Years a Slave', Arts & Culture

Actress Lupita Nyong'o Talks Preparing for Violence in Film '12 Years a Slave'

Actress Lupita Nyong’o Talks Preparing for Violence in Film ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on October 7 2013, 10:48AM

The highly anticipated film hits theaters on October 18.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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