Trans Day of Resilience Celebrates Beauty and Resistance of Trans People of Color
Forward Together’s annual project features 10 transgender and gender nonconforming artists who created art around their visions for trans freedom.
Margaret Cho On Racism and Inclusion in Comedy
“I think there’s still some way to go in terms of diversity.”
Workers Tell Their Stories In 'Dear Walmart' Doc
Late activist Evelin Cruz: “Instead of helping people come out of poverty, they perpetuate it with the wages that they pay.”
Reactions Are Mixed About How Colin Kaepernick Handled His NFL Workout
Kap’s surprise move from an NFL-sanctioned location to an Atlanta-area high school put the league in an uncomfortable position.
In a New Doc, the Shinnecock Nation Fights to Maintain Their Rich Heritage in The Hamptons
Lance Gumbs: “This land was stolen from us. Flat out, hands down, no questions, stolen.”
Intersectionality Matters Podcast Exposes Attacks on Black Motherhood
Host Kimberlé Crenshaw: “It wasn’t the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution nor the Stars and Stripes that gave birth to America; it was the Black vagina that laid the golden egg.”
Mo'Nique Sues Netflix For Racial and Gender Discrimination
Alleges the suit: “It perpetuated the pay gap suffered by Black women.”
Lupita Nyong'o Gets Real About Diversity In Hollywood
“I am benefiting from the efforts of a lot of other Black women who have had it a lot rougher than I have.”
Distant World Takes Name From Algonquian Language
After discovering the ancient ice world, which rotates four billion miles away, NASA named it Arrokoth, an Algonquian word for “sky.”
WATCH: Christian Serratos to Star in New 'Selena' Series
Netflix dropped a trailer for its new 2020 series, which shows “The Walking Dead” star giving new life to the story of singer Selena Quintanilla.
Mj Rodriguez is Newest Face of Olay
“A lot of girls like myself—trans women—we don’t get the opportunity to have open dialogue, let alone be in partnership with organizations like this.”
The Number of LGTBQ Characters of Color on TV Has Risen, Again
For the second year in a row, these characters outnumber their White counterparts, according to a new report by GLAAD.
Dwayne Johnson to Tell Story of Champion Wrestler Anthony Robles
Robles: “I’m hopeful that people who see ‘Unstoppable’ will walk away believing that you should never let your challenges define you.”
Little Brother Are Just Your Neighborhood Friendly Legends
On tour for “May the Lord Watch,” the Little Brother reunion album that no one thought would happen, Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh talk Blackness, survivors guilt and making another classic after nine years.
'Overwatch' Says First Black Woman Hero is Finally Joining the Game
But gamers are skeptical when the universe already includes a gorilla and a hamster as stars: “One character among a roster of 31 is the absolute bare minimum of representation.”
Author Ernest J. Gaines Dead at Age 86
A dedicated storyteller who centered Black lives in the deep South, the award-winning author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” gave voice to the frequently silenced.
Slave Rebellion to be Reenacted
Artist Dread Scott organized hundreds in Louisiana for a two-day event that will re-imagine the largest revolt of enslaved people in American history.
Kansas City May Vote to Remove Martin Luther King Jr. From Major Street Sign
The city will decide today if they want to go back to being one of the nation’s largest without a street or major building honoring the civil rights leader.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Tackles Freedom and Enslavement in His Latest Book
“I didn’t want it to be slavery porn. There’s no need for that.”
'American Son' Star Kerry Washington On Fear and Navigating Spaces While Black
“I’ve been that Black woman who’s having big feelings in an appropriate moment and being stereotyped to be something other.”