How Artists of Color Put Race and Politics Center Stage at the Grammys
From Beyoncé to Chance the Rapper, here are the performances, speeches and moments that made last night's Grammy Awards ceremony as socially relevant as ever.
How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration
The Obamas' departure from the White House and Donald Trump's first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn't hold back.
Beyoncé Just Interviewed Solange: 3 Must-Read Excerpts From Their Convo
“The biggest reward that I could ever get is seeing women, especially Black women, talk about what this album has done, the solace it has given them.”
Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar to Headline Coachella, World Freaks Out
Bey is the first Black woman to headline the annual music festival.
Year-End Goodness: The Best 2016 Movies, Music, Hashtags and More
Brilliant art, media and pop culture gave us something to celebrate in 2016. Here are Team Colorlines' favorites, from music videos to podcasts.
Beyoncé, 'The Birth of a Nation, 'Moonlight' Lead NAACP Image Award Noms
"Luke Cage," "Insecure" and "Queen Sugar" also earned multiple nominations.
Time Explores Trump's Racist Appeal in 'Person of the Year' Profile
The President-elect won out over a shortlist that included Hillary Clinton and Beyoncé.
Beyoncé, Kanye West and More Artists of Color Score Grammy Noms
Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, including three in the song, record and album of the year categories.
Beyoncé, Brandy, Teddy Riley Honored at Soul Train Awards
The Erykah Badu-hosted awards ceremony aired on BET last night. Watch some video highlights, including an epic medley from Teddy Riley and a cypher with Gladys Knight and Angie Stone.
ICYMI: Beyoncé and Dixie Chicks Crushed CMAs With 'Daddy Lessons' Performance
Despite accusations that neither Beyoncé nor "Daddy Lessons" qualify as country music, she and Dixie Chicks performed the "Lemonade" track together at last night's Country Music Awards.
Solange Knowles Releases 112-Page Digital Ode to Black Beauty Ahead of New Album
The book features photos and lyrics to accompany her album, "A Seat at the Table," which drops tomorrow.
Keep The Activist Athlete Convo Going With The #ColinKaepernickSyllabus
Mark Anthony Neal collaborated with scholars across disciplines to create the extensive syllabus, which features works on sports and race from James Baldwin and Jackie Robinson.
Frank Ocean's New Albums Didn't Shake the World, and That's Totally Fine
Despite the anticipation and repeated delays for what became “blond” and “Endless,” does Frank Ocean owe any more than what he delivered?
Beyoncé Honors Mothers of the Movement, Crushes 'Lemonade' Hits at MTV Video Music Awards
Plus, Rihanna took home the Video Vanguard Award, Kanye West spoke (a lot) and more from the VMAs.
WATCH: New Trailer for Restored Version of Julie Dash's Seminal 'Daughters of the Dust'
The 1991 film is cited as an inspiration for Beyoncé's visual album "Lemonade."
Beyoncé Leads MTV's VMAs Pack With 11 Nominations
Bey earned nominations for several videos from her groundbreaking visual album "Lemonade," including "Freedom" and "Sorry."
Rise Up and Cool Out With the Best Liberation Jams of the Moment
From Bey to 'Ye, famous to underground, these uplifting and message-driven bangers from the first half of 2016 perfectly score any midsummer gathering.
Alicia Keys, Beyoncé and More Name '23 Ways' Black People Have Lost Their Lives to Racist Violence
Mic partnered up with Keys and her We Are The Movement organization for this recreation of its previous "23 Everyday Actions" video.
Beyoncé, Drake and Other Celebrities Condemn Police Violence and Racism
The back-to-back killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police this week stirred criticism and mourning from many prominent entertainers and creators.
Beyoncé and K-Dot, Sheila E. and More Tear Down the House at BET Awards
From Usher to Future to Janelle Monáe, the top Black artists and performers reigned supreme at the awards ceremony.