Boyz N the Hood

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Director Ryan Coogler

Nearly five years after the monumental success of “Black Panther” (2018), the highly anticipated sequel, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will be released on November 11th. Director Ryan Coogler persevered through an insurmountable challenge of co-writing and directing the film following the passing of star Chadwick Boseman, who was the living embodiment of his character King T’Challa.

John Singleton Found a Perfect Marriage of Movie and Moment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rarely have a filmmaker and a moment been so perfectly matched as John Singleton and the summer of 1991. When “Boyz N the Hood” was released that July, Singleton took what had become a cultural obsession — South-Central Los Angeles and the young black men growing up in it — and imbued them with a depth, humor and humanity lacking in the scare stories and songs that up to that point had defined them to much of the world. Singleton died Monday at age 51, after having a stroke earlier this month. Nearly 30 years earlier