Idris Elba Would Like To Play Superman. Please Make This Happen Now.

Why is that every time Idris Elba opens his mouth and talks, magic happens? His words are like beautiful white doves, soaring out of a magician's hat on a stage in Las Vegas. » 2/13/14 10:30pm 2/13/14 10:30pm

Black Actors Finally Appear on Cover of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue

Can we get all the-times-they-are-a-changin' for a minute? Vanity Fair's 20th annual Hollywood Issue has a three-panel gatefold cover, as usual, but this year, there are actual black people on the first third, i.e. the part you see on the newsstand. Progress! » 2/03/14 3:00pm 2/03/14 3:00pm

2013 Was the Year of Black Twitter.

There have always been ridiculous racial moments in American pop culture but before 2013, black folks went to places like Facebook to chat about foolishness like Miley Cyrus' sad attempt at dancing or Armani's misplaced love for Idris Elba. Now there is Black Twitter, where people of color from everywhere can weigh in… » 12/24/13 5:40pm 12/24/13 5:40pm

Armani Confuses Alfre Woodard with Idris Elba, Prompts #armanicaptions

On Monday night, Akoto Ofori-Atta of The Root posted a screen cap of a photo from Armani's Instagram account that the clothing company had captioned "Idris Elba poses in a gorgeous Giorgio @armani dress at the 5th Annual Governors Awards." The news that Idris Elba was wearing a dress would certainly have been something,… » 11/19/13 9:30am 11/19/13 9:30am