While it’s no surprise the series is darker in a live-action setting, especially with it’s TV-MA rating, in the “Titans” pilot episode they make it very clear they’re not messing around anymore.
“It is crazy that we need a movie that depicts what happens out here in the real world for it to get peoples’ attention. Police brutality is very much a real thing, so why do we need a fictional representation of it for people to sit up and realize?”
For me, “The Hate U Give” taught an important lesson: that it is okay to be an angry black girl. Because, collectively within the black community, we have every right to be.
VOX ATL reporters Amariyah Callender and Erin Davis had the opportunity to receive exclusive red carpet access at the Atlanta press screening for “The Hate U Give.”
“Paige in Full” at the Alliance Theatre is a powerful one woman show that tackles themes of race, nationality, identity, feminism and self expression. Paige Hernandez uses hip-hop and movement work to tell her own story about growing up in Baltimore. Trial after trial, the audience sees how she uses dance as a way to save her own life and mind.
Overall, Afropunk’s 2018 festival lineup delivers on its promise of diversity and innovation, as well as sets an unprecedented standard for musical and creative excellence.
Walking into the press screening, I was praying that I wasn’t going to watch another subpar movie about progressing the black movement that failed to break any new ground. I am ecstatic to announce that my prayers were answered.
VOX ATL reporters Mack, Chris and Nicole debate on the future of the DC Extended Universe. Will DC ever get it together and actually compete with the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
VOX ATL reporters Brooklyn and Christina interviewed actor TJ Wright about his role in the movie “The Hate U Give.” Watch as they discuss playing in this emotional drama and the impact he hopes the movie makes.
VOX ATL reporter and web editor Amariyah Callender caught up with Atlanta-raised recording artist Lyric Rachae to talk about her new music, being a young woman in the music industry and her journey since attending Berklee College of Music.