Amandla + Mars in conversation with artist Lorna Simpson for a video created by the Tate museum to mark the opening of its new modern extension.
The fragrance POP by Stella McCartney launches with an ad directed by Melina Matsoukas; starring Amandla, Lola Leon, Kenya Kinski-Jones, and Grimes; and featuring Grimes' song with Janelle Monae, "Venus Fly." (Vogue thinks the campaign is unique.) Amandla's solo promo clip is cool, too, and in this video she muses on friendship and liberation. #POPNOW
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 cover story.
Amandla cameos (along with Ibeyi, Chloe x Halle, Zendaya and more) in Beyoncé's epic visual album, Lemonade, which nearly breaks the internet.
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, Feminism, Black Power and In-N-Out:
Inside the Mind of Amandla Stenberg
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: 2 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!
COVER GIRL! DAZED AND CONFUSED: AUTUMN 2015
Read it here, then hear what Amandla told fans in the Facebook chat.
A longtime youth ambassador for No Kid Hungry, Amandla recently wrote an Op-Ed for Teen Vogue about youth and activism. Watch the CNN story and read Amandla's blogs about this very important cause clicking here and here.
Petra Collins shoots "DON'T TOUCH:
A Day Off With Amandla Stenberg" for Rookie Mag.
Amandla plays dress-up and vogues with Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka
in this shoot with photographer Daria Kobayashi-Ritch.
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.
Amandla, Jennifer Lawrence and Alexander Ludwig on The Hunger Games Mall Tour,
plus interviews from the Minneapolis panel, Miami's mall appearance, Mall of America and on the red carpet in Atlanta.
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.
Amandla writes and produces the short film Blue Girls Burn Fast. Teen Vogue: It's "poignant, touching, and features some killer lines. Nylon: "It gave us major Ghost World vibes." Oyster: It is "ripe with the issues that Amandla works so hard to bring attention to, and full of female friendship power." Amandla also co-wrote the theme song.
W Mag's August It Girl
KUDOS! AMANDLA WINS THE YOUNGSTARS AWARD AT THE BET AWARDS!
In head-to-toe Chanel at the Chanel Fine Jewelry dinner, June 2.
Presenting Janelle Monae with the Maverick award at the Power Up We Are the Future Gala, May 11.
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 designer's new scent, POP.
Amandla so loved the Moschino suit she wore for V Magazine's "Stars of Sundance" shoot during the film festival in January, she later rocked it to pick up her Black Girls Rock award. The story's in the summer issue.
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.
Amandla delivers the inspiring talk My Authenticity is My Activism at UCLA's Royce Hall on April 9, 2016, The SuperSoul Session Series #2 event also featured Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, India.Arie and Dr. Shefali Tsbary.
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! You can hear her inspiring acceptance speech on BET.
Amandla delivers a talk 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.
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 the single, "Youth".
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.