Arts & Culture

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Ava DuVernay's Array Kicks Off Women's History Month with 12-Hour Twitter Takeover

The "13th" director's film network's third "Rebel-A-Thon" features the likes of Julie Dash, Mira Nair and more in social media conversation about representation in film. 

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'Moonlight' Stars Offer 'Revelation' in New Calvin Klein Spread

Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Alex Hibbert and Ashton Sanders feature in the design house's new black-and-white fashion campaign.

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ICYMI: Viola Davis Named Harvard Foundation's 'Artist of the Year'

The Oscar-winning actress will receive the honor during the annual Cultural Rhythms Festival.

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Why You Must See 'Get Out' in 7 Tweets

The Jordan Peele-directed film took over the top spot at the box office over the weekend.

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The People of Color Who Won Big at the Oscars

...And the craziest, must-see moment of the night.

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'Get Out' Makes Fictional Horror Out of Real Racism

Jordan Peele's feature directorial debut, which he said was inspired by Obama-era myths of a "post-racial" society, depicts a Black man's ill-fated visit with the parents of his White girlfriend.

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Stream New Maya Angelou Feature Documentary for Free

"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise," which chronicles the late poet and activist's prolific career, features exclusive interviews with Angelou and several famous associates and fans.

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Denzel Washington, Issa Rae Earn American Black Film Festival Honors

The film veteran and rising television star were just two of several Black Hollywood figures recognized at the ceremony.

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Take the 2017 Colorlines Reader Survey. Then Get Free Stuff!

Please take our first reader survey in many years. There's good music in it for you.

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Jay Z Will Be First MC Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Hov's fellow 2017 inductees include Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

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Richard Wright's 'Native Son' to be Made Into a Feature Film

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and first-time feature film director Rashid Johnson will adapt Wright's 1940 novel for the big screen.

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'Whose Streets?' Filmmakers Discuss Activism, Emotional Toll of Working in Ferguson

The team behind the Ferguson Uprising documentary talked to Remezcla about what made the film difficult to create.

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REPORT: Hollywood Still Needs More People of Color On and Off Screen

Key findings from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies' new report on representation and erasure in television and film.

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Stream Series Premiere of Hip-Hop Period Drama 'The Breaks' for Free

The new series takes inspiration from Dan Charnas' book, "The Big Payback," and focuses on three friends navigating the early '90s hip-hop business.

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Roxane Gay on Cancellation of Milo Yiannopoulos' Book: Nothing Has Changed

Gay on Simon & Schuster: “In canceling Milo’s book contract, Simon & Schuster made a business decision the same way they made a business decision when they decided to publish that man in the first place.”

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'The Talk' Explores How Parents of Color Discuss Race and Policing With Their Children

The documentary premieres on PBS on February 20.

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Sankofa.org and Tidal Honor Victims of Police and Racist Violence with Visual EP, '17'

The 17-minute short film depicts a day in the life of a Black teen that ends in a tragic encounter with police. It features music from Raphael Saadiq, Ty Dolla $ign, Mali Music and Elijah Blake—and it's available without a subscription.

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New Doc Series, 'Other Boys NYC,' Shines a Light on Queer Men of Color

The series' first 26 episodes, each of which profiles a different gay or trans man of color living in New York City, are now available through Slay TV.

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LISTEN: BBC Streams Audio of Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad'

Actor Clarke Peters narrates the free 10-episode audio series.

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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.