Solange Receives Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact
The honor is the first major entertainment award named after a woman of color that recognizes excellence at the intersection of arts and activism.
Golden Globes Noms Ignore Projects Centering People of Color
A few actors of color received recognition for their roles, but Ava DuVernay’s series “When They See Us” was notably shut out—and fans aren’t feeling it.
Art Installation Hopes to Give People of Color Reparations Through Rest
Navild Acosta on his “Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras”: “The sleep gap is really inherited generational trauma. It is living in our bones.”
WATCH: Raphael Saadiq Plays NPR's Tiny Desk
The singer returns to the concert series, accompanied by Lucky Daye, for the first time in 10 years.
/Now in Racial Justice
Gabrielle Union Working To Change Culture on 'America's Got Talent'
After accusing the show of discrimination and bias, the star is now focused on making things better for future judges and contestants.
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Allow Federal Executions After 16-Year Break
The DOJ made the request hours after an appeals court denied the agency’s attempt to schedule four executions.
This Giving Tuesday, Support Organizations Led By Women of Color [Op-Ed]
Ms. Foundation for Women’s Ruth McFarlane imagines a world where the people who know how to achieve real change can organize instead of worrying about how to make ends meet.
Arts & Culture
Attorney General Says 'Communities' That Don't 'Respect' Cops Could Lose Access to Law Enforcement
William Barr, while speaking to an audience filled with police officers, also said cops deserve to be cheered in the streets.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Immigrant Insurance Rule
Gender & Sexuality
Q&A With Tina Tchen, The New President of Time's Up
An attorney and former chief of staff for Michelle Obama, Tchen centers women of color in the fight for workplace equity.
The Number of LGTBQ Characters of Color on TV Has Risen, Again
It Could Soon Be Legal to Prevent LGBTQ+ Couples From Adopting