Arts & Culture
Viola Davis. Black woman with shoulder length dark hair wearing a pink blazer

STUDY: Crime-Focused Shows Perpetuate Racism and Injustice

Rashad Robinson, Color of Change: “The scripted crime genre provides daily proof of how far we have to go when it comes to rewriting the rules of the industry to ensure authentic, accurate and non-dehumanizing portrayals of Black people and the issues that affect Black people.”
In the Heights. A scene showing women of color at a pool on steps.

WATCH: 'In The Heights' Trailer

Lin-Manuel Miranda offered a first look at the movie—and some are wondering where the filmmakers hid all the Afro-Latinx folks who live in the New York City neighborhood portrayed in the film.