Tag: letitia wright

A ‘Black Panther’ Star Taught A Soccer Player How To Properly Do The ‘Wakanda Forever’ Salute

Twitter The cultural impact of a film like Black Panther is hard to properly quantify just yet, but one thing that’s stood out is the prevalence of the Wakanda Forever salute seen in the movie and, later, in Avengers: Infinity War. It’s everywhere — done by little kids in Times Square and at movie theaters […]

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Black, Beautiful, and British: Celebs Celebrate Across the Pond for the BAFTAs

Cynthia Erivo in Vera Wang at the EE British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall on Feb. 10, 2019, in London, England.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) Our eyes may have been glued to the Grammys on Sunday night in Los Angeles, but on Sunday night in London, England, a different awards ceremony was […]

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2019 BAFTAs: Letitia Wright is Officially a Rising Star 

Winner of the EE Rising Star award, Letitia Wright poses in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards on February 10, 2019 in London, England. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain (Getty Images) While everyone in the music business took over Hollywood this past weekend, the silver screen squad descended upon London for the […]

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Wakanda—for Hosting: The Academy May Go the Host-less Route, but Reportedly Wants The Avengers Cast to Help

Cast of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ attend the Los Angeles Global Premiere for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War on April 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Rich Polk (Getty Images for Disney) It’s been a game of ping-pong ever since Kevin Hart announced he was hosting the Oscars, then dropped out once an old homophobic tweet surfaced, […]

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2019 BAFTAs: Nominations Are Out and The ‘Rising Star’ Category is Particularly Black AF

(L-R): Lakeith Stanfield attends the InStyle And Warner Bros. Golden Globes After Party 2019 on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California; Letitia Wright attends the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2018 on November 18, 2018 in London, England; Cynthia Erivo attends the 12th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute on December 09, 2018 in New […]

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Black Girl Magic Indeed: Letitia Wright is Crowned 2018’s Queen of the Box Office

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Letitia Wright attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Letitia Wright did the damn thing this year. Whether it was stealing scenes with her acerbic wit as Shuri in Black Panther, popping up as the evocatively […]

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Cardi B and the Women of Black Panther Lead EW’s ‘Entertainers of the Year’

(l & r) Cardi B; (center, clockwise from left) Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela BassettScreenshot: Entertainment Weekly A group of women warriors (each a star in her own right), and a self-propelled social media phenomenon who turned authenticity into a platinum-selling career, Cardi B and the women of Black Panther cover two of four […]

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