WATCH: Trailer for Ava Duvernay's 'When They See Us'
The four-part limited Netflix series about the Central Park Five stars a slew of esteemed actors, including Michael K. Williams and John Leguizamo.
Marijuana Doc 'Grass Is Greener' Highlights War on Black and Latinx Communities
Fab 5 Freddy’s directorial debut explores the history of weed in the United States, including its criminalization and impact on music.
ICYMI: John Cho to Lead Netflix's 'Cowboy Bebop'
Cho’s casting in the anime is a win for the meme-turned-movement #StarringJohnCho, which showed what major films would look like if they cast more Asian actors in lead roles.
WATCH: Teaser Trailer for Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five Miniseries
“When They See Us” tells the story of five Black and Latinx teens who were wrongfully convicted of rape.
Tracy Clayton's New Podcast Celebrates 'Strong Black Leads'
The co-host of “Another Round” interviews Black Hollywood royalty like Lynn Whitfield on the Netflix podcast’s first season.
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.
WATCH: Hasan Minhaj On The Problem With ICE
The host of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” breaks down the United States’ xenophobic immigration policies.
3 Reasons Why the World Doesn't Need Another 'Jungle Book' Movie
Netflix just announced a new live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.” Here’s why this movie is a very bad idea.
Stream John Leguizamo's 'Latin History for Morons'
The Tony Award-winning performer’s latest one-man show goes beyond the textbook lessons on Indigenous civilizations and colonialism to illuminate the overlooked history of Latinx peoples.
Ava DuVernay to Direct Prince Documentary
The filmmaker describes her next documentary subject as “a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.”
WATCH: Hasan Minhaj Denounces Asian Americans Fighting Affirmative Action
The comedian breaks down the importance of affirmative action in higher education—and how a group of Asian Americans is using anti-Black rhetoric in an attempt to dismantle it.
Is Netflix Misleading You Based on Your Race?
Some users say the streaming service highlights minor characters of color to get them to watch programming starring White actors. The company says it’s just going by what they’ve watched before.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Leads John Henry Movie for Netflix
Johnson calls the folk hero his childhood favorite, but some are upset that a darker actor isn’t playing the part.
Creators Promise Not to Whitewash New 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' Series
Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko insist they won’t repeat the mistakes of M. Night Shyamalan’s 2010 live-action film adaptation of the animated series.
Kenya Barris Breaks Silence on Shelved 'Black-ish' Episode
The “Black-ish” creator cleared up rumors surrounding the unaired episode on NFL players’ protests against anti-Black police violence.
Sanaa Lathan Seeks Hair Liberation in 'Nappily Ever After'
“My hair was a second job. Now I’m forced to focus on myself. I wonder who I’ll be.”
Octavia Spencer-Led Series on Madam C.J. Walker Coming to Netflix
The beauty mogul built a hair care empire and became the first Black female millionaire.
WATCH: Mariah Dillard Rules Harlem in 'Luke Cage' Trailer
“Harlem doesn’t need a hero. It needs a queen.”
'Warn Your Relatives' Before Seeing Hari Kondabolu's Netflix Special
The comic’s takes on media racism, class conflict and social justice aren’t for the faint of heart.