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.”
J.Lo and Shakira to Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show
As the NFL boycott continues, the league says the Super Bowl LIV halftime show will feature two Latinx women for the first time.
Kal Penn's 'Sunnyside' Finds Comedy in Immigration
“It’s really amazing that there are opportunities right now to develop comedy in this authentic space that’s also very inclusive.”
Artists Call Out Latin Grammys for Whitewashing
Reggaeton artists and fans are protesting the awards show for primarily recognizing musicians from Spain.
These Gender-Inclusive Dolls Will Make You Say, 'Barbie and Ken, Who?'
“It’s important that kids of all different types can see themselves reflected in culture, in media and especially in the toys that they play with.”
Meet the New Class of MacArthur Fellows
Many of the new “geniuses” are people of color, and the McArthur Foundation says they “give us reason for hope, and they inspire us all to follow our own creative instincts.”
WATCH: Ta-Nehisi Coates On His New Novel and the Value of Collective Freedom
The acclaimed writer’s first novel, “The Water Dancer,” follows a man with a mysterious gift.
Film Explores Legacy of Activist Maria Moreno
“Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno” tells the forgotten story of America’s first woman to organize farm workers into a union.
Billy Porter and Jharrel Jerome Make History With Emmy Wins
But most entertainers of color were shut out this year.
Good News: Fewer Black People Are Dying From Cancer
But the American Association of Cancer Research says deadly health disparities remain.
Writers of Color Loom Large on National Book Awards Longlist
Stories that center people of color are prominently recognized across all the honored genres, from fiction to poetry to translated literature.