Amandla Stenberg

How Tupac Helped Amandla Stenberg Grow Up In ‘The Hate U Give’


Six years ago, the world fell in love Amandla Stenberg as the beloved Black character from the mega-hit movie, Hunger Games. Though she played Rue convincingly, as he beloved friend of the movie’s lead Katniss, she received backlash from ignorant white viewers that hated her brown face being cast in the role. She received a […]

First Look: ‘The Hate U Give’ Powerful Trailer


20th Century Fox has released the first trailer and new stills for THE HATE U GIVE movie. Directed by George Tillman, Jr., the film stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, with Common and Anthony Mackie. Based upon the New York Times best selling novel by Angie […]

Watch Amandla Stenberg’s New Short Film ‘Blue Girls Burn Fast’


While a lot of us were trying to master the art of mascara and eyeliner at 17 years old, Amandla Stenberg is setting the tone of ‘Black Girl Magic’ at its finest. Most recently, Amandla took home the ‘Young, Black, and Gifted’ award at BET’s Black Girls Rock! and just landed a role starring in […]

ICYMI: Amandla Stenberg Wins Young, Black, And Gifted Award At Black Girls Rock

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The Black Girls Rock Award show is an evening of Black women honoring their fellow Black woman. Everyone from Shonda Rhimes to Rihanna was in attendance of the award show this year. It took place in New Jersey this year and honored multiple women for their contributions in their respective industries. Awardees included singer Gladys […]

‘Hunger Games’ Actress Comes Out Of Closet On Snapchat Vid


Actress Amandla Stenberg, who is best known as “Rue” from her Hunger Games stardom, has been very vocal about race and race relations on social media, but now she is becoming just as outspoken about her sexuality. The 17 year old activist/actress was featured on Teen Vogue‘s Snapchat after appearing on the publication’s cover, where […]

Amandla Stenberg Releases New Comic Book

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Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg has released her very own comic book, Niobe: She Is Life, a collaboration with Stranger Comics CEO Sebastian A. Jones. The comic book focuses on lead character, badass bi-racial orphan Niobe Ayutami (half human, half elf), who struggles with issues surrounding her racial identity, acceptance and self-love, mirroring Stenberg’s own […]