Passing

Tessa Thompson with black dreadlocks in red blouse in front of dark grey wall with white and gold text; Ruth Negga with black cropped hair in black dress in front of black wall with yellow text

Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga Star in 'Passing' Adaptation

The actresses will star as a pair of childhood friends who wrestle with the fallout of one friend passing as White.

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Kalief Browder's Mother 'Literally Died of a Broken Heart,' Says Lawyer

Venida Browder fought for justice after her teenage son was forced to stay at Rikers Island jail for three years without a trial, and later killed himself.

Philly and Los Angeles' First Black Police Head Dead at 72

Willie Williams joined the LAPD in the aftermath of the Rodney King beating and 1992 riots. 

WATCH: Traffic Reporter Pays Homage to Phife Dawg with 'Tribe' Rhyme-Filled Report

A little awkward, for sure, but dope and heartwarming nonetheless. 

RIP: Celebrate Phife Dawg's Life With These Classic Verses

The 45-year-old founding member of “A Tribe Called Quest” died today.

'Bloody Sunday' Survivor Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies at Age 104

Boynton Robinson lived long enough to demonstrate on Selma’s infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge twice—once in 1965 and once in 2015 with President Obama

Native Feminism, White Women Passing and the Sad Tale of Andrea Smith

The Rachel Dolezal fraud has led to mainstream scrutinizing about Andrea Smith, an icon of Native American feminism long accused of being a white woman passing as Cherokee. A look at the not-new, not-easy issues right beneath the surface.