Watch Amandla's SuperSoul session talk held April 9, 2016, at UCLA's Royce Hall and introduced by none other than Oprah Winfrey. Amandla's inspiring topic? My Authenticity is My Activism.
Amandla makes her Met Gala debut - and Teen Vogue is there to chronicle it. Gala Theme: Manus X Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology. Amandla's Theme: Afro Futurism. The Look: Custom suit, shoes and purse by Calvin Klein Collection; Jewelry by Jennifer Fisher; Hair accessories by Lelet NY (W Magazine declared Amandla the winner of the coolest hair accessory). The Team: Hair cut by Shai Amiel, Hair style by Lacy Redway (Teen Vogue shares how to get Amandla's 'do). Makeup by Robert Sensick. Nails by Mei Kawajiri.
Amandla is among the "new progressives," according to Interview magazine's April 2016 issue. Check out the cover story.
Amandla uploads her newest film, the short Blue Girls Burn Fast, which earned her admittance to NYU's film program. According to Teen Vogue, "the film is poignant, touching, and features some killer lines...and is a total must-watch." Nylon says, "it gave us major Ghost World vibes," and to quote, Oyster, "it's dope" and is "ripe with the issues that Amandla works so hard to bring attention to, and full of female friendship power."
Amandla dissects the politics of identity in an interview with i-D magazine.
Amandla dishes on feminism, fast food and films in her cover story for ASOS magazine's Spring issue. Read the entire interview - Feminism, Black Power and In-N-Out: Inside the Mind of Amandla Stenberg - here.
Amandla covers Teen Vogue's February 2016 issue! Read the awesome interview by Solange Knowles (with photos by Ben Toms) here, then watch the three videos she co-directed for the #blackgirlmagic video series below. Video #1: Things Black Girls Are Tired of Hearing. Video #2: Why Black is Beautiful and Powerful. Video #3: Black Women Share Their Hair Stories.
Don't Cash Crop My Cornrows: A Crash Discourse on Black Culture
Amandla's history class video project gets noticed on Tumblr and goes viral.
TOTAL VIEWS: 1.9 MILLION...and counting!
Amandla's the co-author of the comic book NIOBE: SHE IS LIFE with Stranger Comics' Sebastian A. Jones. Art by Ashely A. Woods. Layouts by Darrell May. For copies, go to your local comic store or order here. Read interviews in Comic Book Resources and Bleeding Cool News! The second issue dropped March 2!
COVER GIRL! DAZED AND CONFUSED: AUTUMN 2015
Read it here, then catch what Amandla told fans in the Facebook chat.
Petra Collins shoots "DON'T TOUCH: A Day Off With Amandla Stenberg"
for Rookie Mag.
Watch Amandla's first short film, The Yellow Wallpaper, based on the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Then, read the reviews on Bustle ("It's very impressive") and Jezebel ("It's pretty awesome").
Amandla plays dress-up and vogues with Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka in this shoot with photographer Daria Kobayashi-Ritch.
Click the photo to watch the clip of
Amandla's debut on Fox's Sleepy Hollow.
Amandla works through her "aggressive tendencies" with Kiernan for Funny Or Die.
A youth ambassador for No Kid Hungry, Amandla attends events at schools in California with national spokesperson Jeff Bridges and other supporters such as Jordana Brewster. Watch the CNN story and read Amandla's blogs about this very important cause by clicking here and here.
On The Hunger Games red carpet in Los Angeles. Click photo to play!
Check out these other premiere interviews:
MTV, clevverTV, PopSugar and the Los Angeles Times.
Watch this interview with Amandla, Jennifer Lawrence and Alexander Ludwig
from the The Hunger Games Mall Tour, then catch interviews from the
Minneapolis panel, Miami's mall appearance, Mall of America and
on the red carpet in Atlanta.
Click through this gallery to see behind-the-scenes photos
from Amandla's very first film, Colombiana.
"PASSPORT" COLOMBIANA Written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen
Directed by Olivier Megaton
2011 Europacorp - TF1 Films Production - Grive Productions
In this moving scene from Colombiana, Amandla's character, Cataleya, shows that she has the stomach for well, just about anything.
View more clips from the action thriller on the VIDEO page.
CASTING NEWS! Amandla signs on to star in Amma Asante's WWII film, Where Hands Touch, and both Variety and this blog take note in news from the Cannes Film Festival.
With Stella McCartney in ELLE's June issue promoting the new scent POP. Hear Amandla muse on friendship and liberation in this POP video.
Amandla loved the Moschino suit she rocked during a shoot for V Magazine in January so much, she wore it to the Black Girls Rock event. The "Stars of Sundance" story is in the new issue.
Amandla cameos (along with Ibeyi, Chloe x Halle, Zendaya and more) in Beyoncé's epic visual album, Lemonade, which nearly breaks the internet.
AMANDLA X COACHELLA
Says Vogue.com, "in a sea of flower crowns and crochet, her throwback take on festival girl style was a breath of fresh air." Check out Elle.com's interview with Amandla about her Calvin Klein talk on racism, sexism and the gender binary held during the festival.
TUNE IN:SUPERSOUL SESSIONS
Catch Amandla deliver her inspiring talk, My Authenticity is My Activism, on May 15 on the OWN Network @ 11am/10c and 7pm/6c. The SuperSoul Session Series #2 event also includes speakers such as Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, India Arie and Dr. Shefali Tsbary (above).
InStyle's May crush!
NEW ROLE! Born to be a "Starr!" Amandla signs on to play the lead - a character named "Starr," in the screen adaptation of Angela Thomas' upcoming debut novel, The Hate U Give. Learn why the project is a perfect fit for the activist actress.
Black Girls Rock, Inc., honors Amandla with the Young, Gifted and Black Award! Catch the show on BET to hear her inspiring acceptance speech.
Amandla delivers a speech about cultural appropriate at WE Day LA, an April 7 event honoring youth and "the power of service." Look for news about the summer broadcast.
Stella McCartney recruits Amandla to join her POP girl gang! Click here for news about the fragrance campaign, which also stars Grimes, Lola Leon and Kenya Kinski Jones.
The new CR Fashion Book traces Amandla's emergence as "the voice of a generation."
Amandla joins Troye Sivan for the ultimate house party in the video for his song, "Youth," and fans want in! Watch here!
Amandla conquered New York Fashion Week at shows for Alexander Wang and Marc Jacobs - so say Vogue, W, TeenVogue and New York Magazine.
Amandla's latest movie,
As You Are, premiered at Sundance on January 25. View photos from the festival above, then check out Variety's rave review.
Amandla and Rowan Blanchard are named feminist celebrity of the year after winning a poll conducted by the Ms. Foundation for Women.
Amandla made the list!
Amandla is live in-studio with Melissa-Harris Perry. Click here to watch.
In Phelan and Louboutin at the Mockingjay 2 premiere.
Reppin "earthy girls" in i-D's and Sephora's film, The A-Z of Beauty Together. Watch it here!
Honeywater, Amandla's band with Zander Hawley, releases its debut EP on iTunes. Read mic.com's and Oyster's rave reviews.
Amandla weighs in with discourses on black culture and womanhood. Read the HuffPost Black Voices piece chronicling the events that led her to make this powerful statement. Salon's take is insightful, too. Then, learn why Buzzfeed believes Amandla is the ultimate carefree black girl and Bustle calls her the most impressive teen ever. And this is everything from Elle.com.
Amandla slays in gray at the Women in Film 2015 Crystal + Lucy Awards. Read what Twist, Teen Vogue, Seventeen, and the Daily Mail had to say about her silver strands. P.S. Seventeen revisited the look (April 2016).
Taylor Swift gives Amandla a shout-out in Glamour UK.
Stylist Rachel Zoe's The Zoe Report goes bananas for Amandla's "fearless approach to fashion." See how they break down 12 of her looks.
Amandla makes Variety's Youth Impact Report.
Publishers' Weekly gives Amandla a rave review for the audiobook for this powerfully poetic debut novel by Crystal Chan. Listen to the excerpt on the player above. For more info, click here.
Hello, Ichabod Crane! Learn about Amandla's role from Sleepy Hollow's first season and watch the promo clip.
Amandla gives a speech at the dedication of the
MLK Jr. Memorial after intros by a film legend.
Guess who? HINT: She stars in The Help and won a Tony Award in 2013.
Amandla supports Ubuntu Education Fund, which nurtures kids from "cradle to career" in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Watch her Live Below the Line video. Read about her fundraising Hunger Games screening.
Drew Barrymore shoots Amandla for V Magazine.
HUNGER GAMES PRESS!
Amandla vogued in Nylon, was saluted by Paper, and earned serious props from Rolling Stone. Read all about her Rue love in People,then watch the videos.