Amandla Stenberg

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Essence Honors Black Women in Hollywood

Regina Hall, KiKi Layne, Jenifer Lewis and Amandla Stenberg each have their own cover.

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Time Honors Hasan Minhaj and More 'Next Generation Leaders'

The magazine features Minhaj alongside Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Amandla Stenberg and other rising stars fighting for change.

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Amandla Stenberg On Integrating Activism Into Her Career

The 19-year-old actress says an urgent need to challenge White supremacist structures powers her path through the entertainment industry.

'The Hate U Give' Illustrator Disappointed With Movie For Casting Light-Skinned Actress

“I was hoping it would be a very Brown-skinned actress, because there’s so little opportunities in these big movies for darker-skinned actresses. I can’t fudge. That’s how I felt.”

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'The Hate U Give' Author, Director and Star Discuss The Book's Journey to Screen

Author Angie Thomas: “For so many people to have taken to this story the way that they have, and then so many people came together to put together a phenomenal film the way they did; this is beyond my wildest dream by far!”

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WATCH: Amandla Stenberg Shines in Trailer for 'The Hate U Give'

Stenberg’s character is forever changed when she sees a White police officer shoot and kill her friend.

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Go Off!: Amandla Stenberg on Intersectionality and the Impact of White Supremacy

“I cannot separate my gender from my race from my sexual orientation. If in that moment I’m speaking out about gender, then I’m also in some way speaking out about race and about feminism.”

ICYMI: WATCH Andra Day 'Rise Up' With Powerful 'Black Girls Rock!' Performance

Day performed for the 10th anniversary celebration of youth empowerment non-profit “Black Girls Rock!,” which honored Shonda Rimes and Amandla Stenberg, among others. 

Amandla Stenberg Will Star in Black Lives Matter-Inspired Movie

The film will be adapted from Angela Thomas’ debut YA novel “The Hate U Give.”

WATCH: New Video Celebrates the Black Folks Who Rule YouTube

Black history is lovely, but Black future is lit.

Amandla Stenberg Works #BlackGirlMagic With New Comic

The comic’s illustrator, Ashely A. Woods: “Niobe is Amandla…and I am honored to see them grow together into someone quite special.”

Chris Rock, Tessa Thompson, Justin Simien And Others Talk Celebrity Advocacy at Blackout Festival

The first annual Blackout Festival featured numerous black Hollywood and music stars asking frank questions about the importance of advocacy and disruption to further black creative achievement. Check out important quotes here. 

#BoycottBravo Trends Over Andy Cohen Calling Amandla Stenberg 'Jackhole of the Day'

Also, André Leon Talley had interesting things to say about Caitlyn Jenner in the same episode of “Watch What Happens: Live.”