Playing Killmonger in ‘Black Panther ‘Led Michael Jordan to Undertake Therapy

Jordan undertaking therapy

Jordan, 31, must have felt immense pressure playing such a morally complex character as Killmonger in the Oscar-nominated Black Panther film, and he admits the experience led him to undertake therapy. Jordan, a supervillain in the movie, was reimagined as a disregarded son of Wakandan royalty who sought to violently avenge his father’s death, topple T’Challa on the throne and, ultimately,

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The world over, a keen listening ear is being given issues of rape and sexual assaults suffered by young girls at one time or the other. Both celebrity offenders and female celebrities abused have been on the spotlight consistently in recent times. One of such is Angela Bassett, who recently opened up about a harrowing childhood experience where she was

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If not for the mother of then young teenager Jason Weaver, it would have just been a one-off payment of $2m flat rate from Disney with no royalties, for voicing Simba in the epic animation movie. His mum however countered, probing if a system could be engineered for him too receive a sum and then enjoy royalties for life. Today,

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Lupita Nyong’o to play Igbo girl in Chimamanda Adichie’s Americana

Oscar-winning Actress, Lupita Nyong’o is set to play a lead role as a Nigerian girl in the TV adaptation series of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel, Americanah.Already, celebrated actress Danai Gurira has written the series pilot, with a limited series having been ordered by HBO Max, to serve as showrunner of the 10-episode series.For Lupita, it is like a dream

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Ghanaian singer Sarkodie gets nods for addressing skin bleaching and Africa’s debt

Michael Owusu Addo, better known as Sarkodie, has received warm applause for his admonition to African ladies to be proud of their melanin and not attempt to bleach to fit in.This comes on the back of winning the 2019 BET Hip Hop Award for ‘Best International Flow Act’.The Ghanaian rapper scooped the award at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta,

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How Europeans stole the rights of the calendar invented by Africans

The wisdom, intelligence, and ingenuity that Africans possess have always been trampled upon by Euro-centric narrators of history. Over time, they have continued to trample on the achievements of black people maliciously. How many Africans would ever imagine that the current calendar we use in the world today was created by us? Millions of Africans have been educated with the

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The emperor who stopped Europe from colonizing his country

Abeto Menelik-Sahle Maryam of Ethiopia is the greatest figure of resistance against colonial invasion in Africa. Thanks to this African legend, Ethiopia is the only African country that has never been colonized. He was born to the King Haile Menekot in 1844. His father was the governor of the Ethiopian province of Shewa. However, King Menekot died in battle against

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