Virgil Abloh, Ahmaud Arbery and the Fragility of Black Men’s Lives

Black men and women face violence in everyday life. That’s something that needs to be talked about. 

#abloh-virgil, #black-people, #boseman-chadwick, #race-and-ethnicity, #williams-michael-kenneth

Howard University Renames College of Fine Arts After Chadwick Boseman

The actress and alumna Phylicia Rashad will serve as dean, and Robert A. Iger, the Walt Disney Company’s executive chairman, will lead fund-raising efforts to build a new facility.

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Anthony Hopkins’ Oscar Win Ends Night Highlighted by Diversity

Six years after #OscarsSoWhite, a diverse roster of artists won awards, though Anthony Hopkins’s win over Chadwick Boseman as best actor surprised many.

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The Best (and Weirdest) Oscar Moments

“It felt like it was more about the human sinew that connects us.”

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Anthony Hopkins Accepts Oscar, Paying Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

“At 83 years of age I did not expect to get this award,” Hopkins said of his best actor win in a video posted early on Monday morning.

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The Best and Worst Moments of the 2021 Oscars

In between a cinematic entrance and a letdown of an ending, there were breakthroughs, heartbreaks and a wolf howl. It was a strange night.

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The 6 Best Speeches of Awards Season So Far

From a pajama-clad Jodie Foster to the teary “Minari” child star Alan S. Kim, they managed to make their acceptance speeches work from home.

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Will People of Color Win All Four Acting Oscars This Year?

Plenty of Academy Awards history could be made at this year’s ceremony, especially if the SAG Award winners repeat. Here are some records that could fall.

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What to Expect From the 2021 Oscar Nominations

It should be the most diverse Oscar lineup in ages, and history may be made in the best-director category. Still, expect some snubs and controversies.

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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

Amid deeply moving moments (like the speech by Chadwick Boseman’s widow), there were technical difficulties and the strange sight of long-distance hosts pretending to be on the same stage.

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Chadwick Boseman Holds the Edge for the Best-Actor Oscar

Expect a category where a handful of titanic veterans and an influx of up-and-comers vie to be Boseman’s runner-up.

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The Artists We Lost in 2020, in Their Words

#beard-peter, #boseman-chadwick, #caldwell-zoe, #chisholm-anthony, #christo, #clark-mary-higgins, #connery-sean, #cordero-nick, #cristina-1956-2020, #culture-arts, #dallas-othella, #de-havilland-olivia, #douglas-kirk, #eda-pierre-christiane-1932-2020, #erdman-jean, #fleisher-leon, #freni-mirella, #glaser-milton, #hibbert-toots-1942-2020, #hurtado-luchita-1920-2020, #johnson-louis, #khan-irrfan, #kramer-larry-1935, #lafrance-helen-1919-2020, #le-carre-john, #lee-ming-cho, #little-richard, #mcnally-terrence, #morricone-ennio, #passloff-aileen, #penderecki-krzysztof, #philbin-regis, #pride-charley, #prine-john, #reddy-helen, #reinking-ann, #rigg-diana, #rogers-kenny-musician, #schlesinger-adam-1967, #shelton-lynn, #stiller-jerry, #trebek-alex, #two-thousand-twenty, #van-halen-eddie, #withers-bill-1938, #wright-betty-1953-2020, #wurtzel-elizabeth

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review: All the Blues That’s Fit to Sing

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman star in a potent adaptation of August Wilson’s play.

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Watch Chadwick Boseman in a Scene From ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

The director George C. Wolfe discusses a tense sequence featuring the actor and Viola Davis.

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Viola Davis and Company on ‘Ma Rainey’ and Chadwick Boseman’s Last Bow

Members of the creative team discuss what it took to adapt the August Wilson play for Netflix and trying not to be “outdone” by the late actor.

#black-people, #boseman-chadwick, #movies, #netflix-inc, #potts-michael-actor, #rainey-ma-1886-1939, #turman-glynn-1947, #wilson-august, #wolfe-george-c

Yes, There Will Be an Oscar Season. But What Will It Look Like?

There are few big-budget contenders and the ceremony may be reduced, but the list of nominees could be more diverse than ever.

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Still Grieving Chadwick Boseman, Brother, Son, Superstar

To his brothers and his hometown in Anderson, S.C., the “Black Panther” actor, who died in August at age 43, was a friend who tried his best. “His best was incredible,” his brother Kevin said.

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Chadwick Boseman’s Last Performance: A First Look at ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Opposite Boseman in his final film, Davis delivers a star turn in another August Wilson adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, this time directed by George C. Wolfe.

#black-people, #boseman-chadwick, #davis-viola, #ma-raineys-black-bottom-movie, #ma-raineys-black-bottom-play, #movies, #netflix-inc, #theater, #washington-denzel, #wilson-august, #wolfe-george-c

A Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

For Chadwick Boseman.

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Stories of 2020: Five Lives Caught in a Year of Upheaval and Pain

In a year that has filled morgues, emptied schools, shuttered workplaces, swelled unemployment lines and polarized the electorate, these are a few of the Americans struggling to respond.

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It’s Hard to Make Dignity Interesting. Chadwick Boseman Found a Way.

The actor, who died Friday at 43, exploded the parameters of what biographical moviemaking ought to be.

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Where to Stream Chadwick Boseman’s Best Performances

The star made a specialty of playing Black heroes real (Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall) and imaginary (Black Panther).

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‘Da 5 Bloods’ Review: Black Lives Mattered in Vietnam, Too

Spike Lee’s new joint is an anguished, funny, violent argument with and about American history, with an unforgettable performance from Delroy Lindo at its heart.

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