Atlanta

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'Atlanta,' 'This is Us' Lead Television Critics Association Awards Nominees

Both shows boast predominantly or exclusively Black writers' rooms.

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Donald Glover Partners With Brother Stephen for 'Deadpool' Animated Series

The Golden Globe-winning siblings behind "Atlanta" reunite to bring Marvel's foul-mouthed antihero to FXX. 

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Why Weed Decriminalization Alone Won't Fix Racist Drug Enforcement

The City of Atlanta is considering fines instead of jail for recreational weed possession. But if decriminalization isn't coupled with new policies on arrest quotas, financial incentives and racial profiling, the main purpose of the change could go up in smoke. 

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Peabody Jurors Honor Beyoncé's 'Lemonade, Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

The visual album and FX series each earned one of seven Peabody entertainment awards.

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Take Home Writers Guild Awards

From film to TV, here are the creators of color who earned the Writer Guild of America's top honors.

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'Moonlight' Win, Tracee Ellis Ross' Speech and More Golden Globes Greatness

Ross, Viola Davis, Donald Glover and more Black Hollywood luminaries won big at last night's awards. 

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August Wilson, Barry Jenkins, Donald Glover Nominated for WGA Awards

The Writers Guild of America's dual awards ceremonies will take place in New York City and Los Angeles on February 19.

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Year-End Goodness: The Best 2016 Movies, Music, Hashtags and More

Brilliant art, media and pop culture gave us something to celebrate in 2016. Here are Team Colorlines' favorites, from music videos to podcasts.

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Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms

"Luke Cage," "Insecure" and "Queen Sugar" also earned multiple nominations.

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WATCH: Viola Davis' Moving Critics' Choice Awards Acceptance Speech

Davis received the #SeeHer Award.

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Earn Golden Globe Noms

Several directors, writers and performers of color in television and film were nominated for Golden Globes.

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The 5 Realest Moments of Donald Glover's Delightfully Absurd 'Atlanta'

The writer, actor and rapper's new FX series may be the most absurd thing on TV, but it hits home with short, matter-of-factly scenes about racism, poverty and culture. Here are five surprisingly deep moments from the first four hilarious episodes.

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Watch Premiere Episodes of 'Atlanta' and 'Queen Sugar' for Free

Both Ava DuVernay's family drama and Donald Glover's surrealist comedy series premiered last night.

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Donald Glover on Why 'Atlanta' Has an All-Black Writing Staff

"I wanted to show White people, you don't know everything about Black culture," Glover told Vulture.

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Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Aims to Depict 'How It Feels To Be Black'

The multihyphenate's surrealist FX show premieres on September 6.

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Michelle Alexander, Jesse Williams to Feature at Inaugural 'Many Rivers To Cross' Festival

Sankofa.org, the human rights organization founded by musician and longtime activist Harry Belafonte, just announced the new arts and social justice festival.

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72 Hellish Hours of Protest, Riot Police and Mass Arrests

From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.

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Activists in 3 Cities Block ICE Office Entrances, Roads to Protest Deportations

Representing a coalition of immigration reform and anti-deportation groups across the country, the activists took to the streets in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's split United States v. Texas decision.

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Check Out The Surreal New Promo for Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

"I just wanted to make 'Twin Peaks' with rappers," Glover said of his upcoming FX show.

Janelle Monáe, Ice Cube to Perform at Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

The annual festival will descend on Brooklyn the last week of August.