Black Women Animate Partners with Cartoon Network for Boot Camp
The group is working to get Black women in the door in the animation industry.
Google Doodle Celebrates Latinx Baseball Legend Roberto Clemente
Clemente’s batting prowess and humanitarian work made him a hero to sports fans long before he became the first Latinx player inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Colin Kaepernick and Bryan Stevenson Honored With Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Medal
The award celebrates contributions to Black culture across various fields.
Time Honors Hasan Minhaj and More 'Next Generation Leaders'
The magazine features Minhaj alongside Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Amandla Stenberg and other rising stars fighting for change.
Colson Whitehead's Next Novel Explores Abuse of Black Boys at Reform School
“The Nickel Boys” will draw on the true story of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, where many Black students died from ritual abuse.
John and Alice Coltrane's Long Island Home Deemed 'National Treasure'
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s new designation builds on its work with the Coltrane family and supporters to restore the home.
REPORT: 100 Years of Hollywood Islamophobia
A new report from the Pop Culture Collaborative details depictions of Muslims on screen—what the entertainment industry must do to uplift Muslim narratives that don’t damage the community.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Leads John Henry Movie for Netflix
Johnson calls the folk hero his childhood favorite, but some are upset that a darker actor isn’t playing the part.
University of New Mexico May Remove Murals that Ignore Indigenous POV
University leadership recommends covering four murals that center and celebrate White colonizers and marginalize Native and Latinx contributions and resistance.
Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan Earn Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Noms
They join LL Cool J and members of Rufus and Rage Against the Machine on the new list of prospective inductees of color.
Livestream Los Angeles' First Official Indigenous Peoples' Day Celebration
The United States’ largest city to officially replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day marks its first official commemoration with a series of events, including a concert by rock band Redbone.
WATCH: Bluff City's Jookin Scene Takes Center Stage in 'Memphis Majic'
The documentary uses the story of Memphis’ jookin scene to explore the city’s history of Black resistance.
Rev. Dr. William Barber II and Okwui Okpokwasili Earn MacArthur 'Genius' Awards
The minister and multimedia artist feature among several creators, organizers and scholars of color who earned the MacArthur Foundation’s annual honor.
Philly Mural Project 'Portraits of Justice' Confronts Mass Incarceration
Formerly incarcerated artists working with Mural Arts Philadelphia created a new art installation in defiance of former mayor and police chief Frank Rizzo’s history of violence in the city.
Angela Flournoy on Barry Jenkins: 3 Must-Read Passages
The celebrated novelist profiled the Oscar-winning filmmaker ahead of the November release of his upcoming film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
Watch This Teaser for LeBron James' 'Shut Up and Dribble'
The clip features former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges as he pushes President George H.W. Bush to address systemic poverty in Black communities.
Tracy K. Smith's Poetry Podcast Invites Listeners to 'Slowdown'
The United States poet laureate calls her new podcast and radio show “a perfect medium for talking about the very real and natural ways that poems speak to the daily experience of being alive.”
The Race-Focused Books We're Reading This Fall
As the nights grow long and the warm weather recedes, let these books on race, history and culture offer you insight and reflection this fall.
Alicia Keys, Esperanza Spalding to Perform at Brett Kavanaugh Protest
Artists and activists will gather outside the Supreme Court to protest Kavanaugh’s advancing candidacy for SCOTUS justice.
Watch Rosario Dawson and Chadwick Boseman Describe Their 'First Time'...Voting
Celebrities and youth activists appear in “My First Time,” a new public service announcement that encourages viewers to register to vote in the midterm elections.