Vanessa Williams, Jillian Hervey Reflect on 60 Years of Alvin Ailey
The performers discuss the pioneering artist, his dance company and their importance to Black families for an HBO video series commemorating the institution’s 60th anniversary.
Celebrate Janet Jackson's Rock Hall Induction With Her Biggest Hits
She is the only artist of color in a Hall of Fame class of inductees dominated by White rockers.
Black Brainiacs Time Travel to Stop Police Violence in 'See You Yesterday'
“I made this film because I don’t want the conversation on police brutality to slow down,” says director Stephon Bailey about his Netflix project, which is produced by Spike Lee.
Selena Fans Cheer for Netflix Series—With Reservations
The news of a biopic series about the late queen of Tejano music has fans (mostly) jumping for joy.
Issa Rae Inks Production Deal to Uplift Marginalized Screenwriters
The “Insecure” creator’s new agreement with Columbia Pictures will provide support for emerging writers working on feature projects.
1990s Black and Indigenous Coming-of-Age Stories Added to National Film Registry
Their induction coincides with the NFR’s 30th anniversary.
'The Claudia Kishi Club' Explores 'Baby-Sitters Club' Member's Influence on Asian America
In Sue Ding’s upcoming documentary, Asian-American artists discuss what the ultra-fashionable babysitter meant for their cultural representation.
READ: New York City Theater Explores Black Death
The Undefeated looks at on- and off-Broadway plays that take on the specter of anti-Black violence, both intimate and structural, during this theater season.
Artists Protest Whitney Museum Exec's Weapons Connections
Warren B. Kanders owns Safariland, a defense manufacturer whose tear gas canisters were used against asylum seekers at the United States-Mexico border.
WATCH: Young Muslim Filmmakers Take Control of Their Stories
Participants in the Center for Asian American Media’s Muslim Youth Voices Project captured their realities and imaginations in a series of newly released films.
Chuck D and Ernie Isley Talk Two Generations of 'Fight the Power'
The songwriters discuss their social justice anthems and the Black resistance that inspired them.
Who Should Replace Kevin Hart as Oscars Host?
The comedian dropped out after people criticized him for homophobic tweets.
Watch the Wu-Tang Clan Drop Bars in This Tiny Desk Concert
The Wu celebrates the 25th anniversary of its debut album with a career-spanning medley and cipher.
The Artists of Color We'll Be Pulling For At the Golden Globes
From Berry Jenkins and Regina King to Rami Malek and Alfonso Cuarón, people of color grabbed nominations in several of the top categories.
Livestream 'Dawnland' and Discussion With Indigenous Activists
Watch as the documentary’s stars, Esther Anne and Dawn Neptune Adams, join the filmmakers for a live screening, concert and panel discussion.
Indigenous Critics Not Pleased That Kevin Hart Will Host Oscars
The comedian faces backlash for throwing a “cowboys and Indians” party for his son’s first birthday.
Hollywood's Black Women Who Brunch Are Ready to Step Into Their Power
More than 60 members of the entertainment networking group gathered to discuss how they navigate racism and sexism for The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 issue.
WATCH: Noname Sends Up Anti-Black Fear in New Music Video
The Chicago rapper’s new clip for “Blaxploitation” features a Black child scaring White newscasters and viewers by—you guessed it—simply living.
New Sandra Bland Documentary Calls On World to 'Say Her Name'
The feature-length documentary follows Bland’s family as they try to answer the questions surrounding her 2015 death in police custody.
Glory Edim On Reading as Activism
The woman behind the “Well-Read Black Girl” anthology discusses how she built a community around Black women and literature.