2017 Favorite: 'Moonlight'
The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao explains why Jay Z’s “Moonlight” is his top music video of the year.
Mahershala Ali, Kendrick Lamar and Other Black Artists Talk Candidly About Race in 'Story of O.J.' Footnotes
Ali: “We move through the world playing defense, we don’t have the capacity to play offense.”
Jay-Z Explores Anti-Black Stereotypes in Animated Video for 'The Story of O.J.'
The clip draws from old Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons to dramatize the “4:44” song’s take on structural racism.
Really Though: What the Hell is '4:44'?
We finally know—and it has nothing to do with the twins.