Sony Music Finally Drops R. Kelly
The singer has been accused of sexually assaulting Black girls and women for decades.
5 Writers of Color Who Should Win the Poets Laureate Fellowship
The Academy of American Poets’ new grant program will support the poets who head arts initiatives for cities, tribes and states across the country.
Initiative Aims to Diversify America's Museum Leadership
The American Alliance of Museums aims to help its members better reflect the communities they serve.
READ: 'Black-ish' Writer Discusses That Epic Colorism Episode
Peter Saji writes that “Black Like Us” is the episode that “terrifies me the most.”
Justice in America Podcast Co-Hosts Shout Out Criminal Justice Reformers
As the show returns for a second season, Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith III talk to Colorlines about the activists and organizations fighting to remake the nation’s criminal justice system.
Meet the Latinx Stars of the 'West Side Story' Remake
Tony winners Ariana DeBose and David Alvarez will join Josh Andrés Rivera, newcomer Rachel Zegler and returning star Rita Moreno for the Steven Spielberg-helmed remake.
WATCH: Teen Photographers Capture Generations of Maya Women and Girls
A new short documentary profiles six Guatemelan teen photographers who are tackling representation, racism and classism through their project Maya Womxn of LA.
Lin-Manuel Miranda Uses Puerto Rican 'Hamilton' Run to Support Recovery
Ticket sales will aid the Flamboyan Arts Fund’s mission to uplift the island’s arts institutions.
Essence Honors Black Women in Hollywood
Regina Hall, KiKi Layne, Jenifer Lewis and Amandla Stenberg each have their own cover.
Missy Elliott Honored as Songwriters HOF's First Female MC
Good news make you lose control.
Critics' Choice Awards Honors 'Crazy Rich Asians,' 'Black Panther,' 'Beale Street'
The Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association awarded several artists of color.
How Prosecutors Contribute to Mass Incarceration
A new animated video from Color of Change anchors the group’s 100 Days of Justice campaign to hold reform-minded prosecutors accountable.
WATCH: Gary Clark Jr. Confronts America's Anti-Black Heritage in New Video
“This Land” indicts the racism the blues artist has faced since his childhood in Texas.
Kehinde Wiley's New Exhibit Confronts Art's Erasure of Black Humanity
The painter didn’t see many portraits of Black subjects on the walls of the St. Louis Art Museum. So he put them there.
Sundance to Screen Doc On Michael Jackson's Alleged Child Sexual Abuse
“Leaving Neverland,” which revisits two men’s accusations that the artist abused them as boys, has prompted backlash from Jackson’s estate.
3 Rising Asian-American Actors Cover The Advocate
Jake Choi, Vincent Rodriguez III and Nico Santos talk about being young, queer and Asian-American in Hollywood.
LISTEN: Nina Simone's Ode to 'Young, Gifted and Black' Children Still Matters
Meshell Ndegeocello and Somi discuss the enduring importance of Simone’s 1969 tribute to Black youth for NPR’s American Anthem series.
'Surviving R. Kelly' Boosts Ratings and Donations, Inspires Possible Legal Action
It looks like Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office were among the millions who watched the Lifetime docuseries last week.
WATCH: 'Horror Noire' Trailer Explores Portrayals of Blackness in Horror Cinema
The new documentary dives into the horror genre’s treatment of Black characters from “The Birth of a Nation” to the present.
Writers and Directors Guilds Nominate Creators of Color for Awards
Ryan Coogler, Spike Lee, Alfonso Cuarón and Barry Jenkins are among the nominees.