Michael B. Jordan on Inclusion Riders: 'Actions Speak Louder Than Words'
The “Black Panther” and “Fahrenheit 451” star discussed building diverse representation into his production company for Essence magazine’s June cover story.
'I'm Passing the Baton': Inside Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan's Epic Conversation
The powerhouse actors talked about their prolific careers and creating opportunities for other Black artists.
Michael B. Jordan to Produce Film on All-Black World War II Regiment
“The Liberators” will dramatize the story of the 761st Tank Batallion, which served with the segregated United States Army in Europe.
Michael B. Jordan Pledges to Employ Inclusion Rider for All Projects
Jordan says his production company, Outlier Society, is committed to increasing the representation of people of color and all women in the entertainment industry.
Danai Gurira: 'Black Panther' Will Change Hollywood Depictions of Africa
“No one can really now try to put forth some product where Africa is seen begging for a White superhero to come and save it.”
Michael B. Jordan Headlines Film Adaptation of Criminal Justice Memoir, 'Just Mercy'
Jordan stars as Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, whose memoir details his work with a Black man on death row for a murder he didn’t commit.
Michael B. Jordan to Co-Star in Netflix Series Adaptation of 'Raising Dion' Comic
Jordan will also executive produce Dennis Liu’s superhero series, which depicts a Black mother and son who seek clarity and protection after the child demonstrates magical abilities.
OWN Greenlights 'Moonlight' Co-Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney-Created Drama
The coming-of-age series will draw from McCraney’s youth and follow a 14-year-old boy balancing family pressure and personal trauma while trying to escape poverty.
Mahershala Ali, Kendrick Lamar and Other Black Artists Talk Candidly About Race in 'Story of O.J.' Footnotes
Ali: “We move through the world playing defense, we don’t have the capacity to play offense.”
Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Reunite for Ta-Nehisi Coates-Penned 'Wrong Answer'
The film will explore the 2006 Atlanta Public Schools standardized test cheating scandal, which prompted national debate about the strict testing provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Marvel Announces 'Black Panther' Synopsis, Full Cast
The Ryan Coogler-directed film is now in production.
WATCH: Michael B. Jordan, Michael K. Williams Star in Short Film on Police Violence
Harry Belafonte: “When you have a large population of murdered young men in the streets of America and they’re all Black or African-American descent, I think there’s somebody sending us a message. And we should respond to that message.”
The 'Black Panther' Cast is Peak Black Excellence
The official cast lineup was revealed at Comic-Con, and it’s lit. Plus, writer Roxane Gay will co-write a new comic companion series to the current “Black Panther” comic reboot.
Academy Responds to #OscarsSoWhite Criticism With 683 New Members
The 2016 class, which includes America Ferrera and Michael B. Jordan, is 46 percent female and 41 percent people of color.
10 Times the Oscars Snubbed Black People
From Ava DuVernay to Forest Whitaker, here are just a few of the Black performers and creators that the Academy told, “Nah, we’ll go with a White person.”
The Image Awards Were the Perfect Antidote to #OscarsSoWhite
From Michael B. Jordan to “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” the awards show was peak Black excellence.
WATCH: SNL's Spot-on #OscarsSoWhite Spoof
Do you think “Saturday Night Live” can take its own hint and diversify its cast and crew?
RECAP: From #ReclaimMLK to #MLKNow, a Day of Action, Service and Remembrance
On the 30th anniversary of the first national celebration of MLK Day, activists and celebs take to the streets and the stage to strengthen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.
Oscar Nominations are So White, Even the 'Straight Outta Compton' Nominees are White
No love for Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan or anybody from the “Straight Outta Compton” cast?
Will There Be a Repeat of #OscarsSoWhite?
Motion Picture Academy members are—rightly—worried that another all-White slate of nominees will prompt backlash.