For Teen Vogue's September issue, Amandla and Gloria Steinem sat down for an on-camera chat, held an epic dance off - and dished about feminism.
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.
Amandla's one of Oprah Winfrey's #SuperSoul 100 - "individuals using their power to move the world forward." As part of Oprah's SuperSoul Session Series #2 event, Amandla delivered the inspiring talk My Authenticity is My Activism at UCLA's Royce Hall on April 9, 2016. Also on the lineup were India.Arie, Kerry Washington and Dr. Shefali Tsbary.
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. Left: With Stella McCartney in Elle's June issue.#POPNOW
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Amandla talks to Rookie Magazine for its "How We Live" series.
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 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.
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.
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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!
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.
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.
Amandla wrote, directed and produced the short film Blue Girls Burn Fast (and co-wrote the theme song). 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
NEW PROJECT! Amandla is tapped to play the heroine Ruby in Fox's adaptation of the YA sci-fi.
W Mag's August It Girl
KUDOS! AMANDLA WINS THE YOUNGSTARS AWARD AT THE BET AWARDS!
Amandla delivers a talk about cultural appropriation at WE Day LA honoring youth and service. Airing August 28 on ABC @ 7 p.m. ET.
Wearing 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.
Amandla loved the Moschino suit she wore for V Magazine's "Stars of Sundance" shoot during the film festival so much, she rocked it to pick up her Black Girls Rock award. Amandla attended the festival to promote her latest movie, As You Are, which premiered at Sundance on January 25 to rave reviews and won the Special Jury award.
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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.
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' Black Lives Matter novel, The Hate U Give.
Black Girls Rock, Inc., honors Amandla with the Young, Gifted and Black Award! You can hear her inspiring acceptance speech on BET.
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 NYFW at shows for Alexander Wang and Marc Jacobs - so say Vogue, W, TeenVogue and New York Magazine.
Amandla and Rowan Blanchard are named feminist celebrity of the year by the Ms. Foundation for Women.
Amandla is live in-studio with Melissa-Harris Perry. Click here to watch.
In Phelan and Louboutin at the Mockingjay 2 premiere.
Honeywater, Amandla's band with Zander Hawley, releases its debut EP on iTunes. Read mic.com's and Oyster's rave reviews.
HuffPost Black Voices chronicles the events that led Amandla to make this powerful statement about black culture and womanhood. Salon's take is insightful, too. 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.
Publishers' Weekly gives Amandla a rave review for the audiobook for this lyrical debut novel by Crystal Chan. After listening to the excerpt, read more info here.