Atlanta-Based Reel Divas Collective Forms to Boost Black Women in Film and TV
Twenty successful women of color, from TV and film, unite to help Black women take over the Hollywood of the South.
New Book Examines the Chinese Experience in Hollywood
Oscar-nominated director Arthur Dong presents “Hollywood Chinese,” which explores 100 years of history, from stereotypes to accomplishments.
New Exhibit of Richard Samuel Roberts' Photos Aims to Bring Black History to Life
Harlem South: A View Through the Lens will feature photographs from Roberts, who documented Black lives in the 1920s and 1930s, plus performances inspired by his work.
Debut Episode of Economic Policy Institute's Podcast Tackles Racial Wealth Gap
Host Pedro da Costa and EPI’s Valerie Wilson jump feet first into the tough conversation about race and wealth in America.
Despite the Hype, I Hated 'Slave Play' [Op-Ed]
Black theater writer Juan Michael Porter II isn’t buying the hype about playwright Jeremy O. Harris’ controversial Broadway hit.
Black Trans Activist and Actress Blossom C. Brown Reclaims Her Time at CNN's Equality Town Hall
After watching question after question exclude Black trans people, she stole the mic and told CNN, “You have erased Black trans women for the last time!”
‘Godfather of Harlem’ Producer Nina Yang Bongiovi Has No Time for Naysayers
She asks the doubters: “Is it hard for you to support an Asian American doing well in Hollywood?”
Rihanna Pulls No Political Punches in Vogue Cover Story
“You came in and murdered the real Americans,” she said of the original European immigrants.
How Three Superstar Black Women Artists Take Up Space
Simone Leigh, Amy Sherald and Lorna Simpson break down how Black people are shifting the narrative in the art world.
Photographer Jonathan Calm Updates 'The Green Book'
The artist is creating a new archive that explores what it means to drive while Black in America today.
Pandora Debuts New Station in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
Streaming station “El Detour” features genre-bending Latinx artists.
Trailblazing Actress Diahann Carroll Passes Away at Age 84
The actress, renowned for her glamour, broke ground during her lifelong TV, film and theater career.
Cynthia Erivo Set to Embody the Queen of Soul in ‘Genius: Aretha’
The “Harriet” actress will star as the late vocal powerhouse in the next installment of National Geographic’s “Genius” series.
New York Judge Denies R. Kelly Bail
The performer, who is in jail on a series of sexual assault charges, was deemed a flight risk.
Comics Series 'Bitter Root' Gets Sweet Hollywood Adaptation
Ryan Coogler will helm the project, which follows a Black family fighting supernatural evil in New York City.
Nina Simone's Treasured Childhood Home Will Be Rehabilitated
After years of working to preserve the place where the iconic singer discovered music, a coalition of organizations has raised enough money to restore the home.
In 'Ling,' The Chinese-American Hero's Superpower is Being Normal
Creators Dennis Liu and Marie Iida say the star of their new comic series is no model minority.
Jessye Norman Dies at Age 74
The renowned soprano’s career ran across five decades.
New Monument Honors Mexican Braceros
The Bracero Monument in Los Angeles pays tribute to the 4.5 million Mexican nationals who crossed the border to help the U.S. mitigate labor shortages caused by World War II.
WATCH: Dominique Jackson Delivers Powerful Speech On Trans Women of Color
The “Pose” star at the Human Rights Campaign’s National Dinner: “You do not have the power to accept or tolerate me; I take that from you. You will respect me.”