3 Films We're Excited to See Developed From The Black List
The annual list compiles entertainment executives’ favorite unproduced screenplays of the year.
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.
Lena Waithe's Next Project Kicks It With Sneakerheads
The creator of “The Chi” shines a light on sneaker culture and its relationships with class, race and gender via “You Ain’t Got These.”
Don't Miss These Powerful 'Black Girls Rock!' Highlights
From speeches by Tarana Burke and Janet Jackson to an all-star tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, here are just a few reasons why this annual award show rocks.
Kid Fury Lands Comedy With Gay Black Protagonist at HBO
The comedian and executive producer Lena Waithe will develop a series about navigating undiagnosed depression and the pressures of adulthood in New York City.
Melina Matsoukas and Lena Waithe Reunite for 'Queen & Slim'
The “Insecure” director adapts the Emmy winner’s script about a Black couple that kills a police officer in self-defense.
LISTEN: Justin Simien Chats With Lena Waithe, Misha Green on New Podcast
The “Dear White People” creator calls “Don’t @ Me,” his new show from KCRW, “a safe space for trendsetters and troublemakers to get together without filter or interruption.”
Lena Waithe Recognized With MTV Awards' 'Trailblazer' Honor
The actress, writer and creator of “The Chi” will soon add a Golden Popcorn to the shelf that holds her historic Emmy.
Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair
Writer Jacqueline Woodson on Waithe: “You’re clear-eyed and queer from the womb, born as part of a larger narrative—that of the Great Migration. Already, there is resistance running through your veins.”
Lena Waithe Promises 'Blacker' Second Season of 'The Chi'
The creator of the Showtime drama series says the next season will delve further into the Black- and women-centered themes that were introduced in the first season.
TBS Greenlights Lena Waithe's Comedy Series With Queer Black Woman Protagonist
“Queer Black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead.”
READ: Lena Waithe Discusses Goals, Path to 'The Chi'
The Emmy Award-winning writer and actress talks about her new ensemble drama in a new profile.
Showtime Debuts Teaser for Lena Waithe's Drama Series, 'The Chi'
The Emmy-winning “Master of None” writer and star’s upcoming drama series focuses on six Black Chicagoans whose lives intertwine on the city’s predominantly Black South Side.
Lena Waithe, Donald Glover, Riz Ahmed Make History at the Emmys
Actors and writers of color earned TV’s most prestigious awards for performances and projects that speak to racial identity and justice in the U.S.