Q&A

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3 Questions With 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Tan Kheng Hua

Colorlines talks to the Singaporean actress about her relationship with Asian America and why representation matters.

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3 Questions With Tamar-kali, Film Composer Extraordinaire

The genre-incinerating musician talked to Colorlines about her musical heritage and scoring films like “Mudbound” and the just-released “Come Sunday.”

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4 Questions with 'King in the Wilderness' Producer Trey Ellis

The writer and educator speaks about his new HBO documentary, which focuses on the turbulent last years of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life.

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Tai Allen Offers 'No Jewels,' But Significant Healing Power

The artist discusses his latest poetry collection and accompanying album, an exploration of his survival from sexual abuse.

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Upon the Release of Her New Memoir, Patrisse Khan-Cullors Reflects on the Power of Storytelling

The Black Lives Matter co-founder talks, state repression, “survivors’ guilt” and why she gets so personal in her new book, “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.” 

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5 Questions with Garland McLaurin About His New Docuseries on Black 'Pops'

We spoke with the Peabody Award-winning filmmaker about the web series, which explores the ups and downs faced by four very different fathers.

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In 'Strong Island,' Filmmaker Yance Ford Explores How the Racist Killing of His Brother Went Unpunished

The Sundance award-winning documentary about his brother’s 1992 killing during a dispute with a White mechanic is now available on Netflix. Ford talks about the film’s most difficult scenes, giving his loved ones closure and more. 

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'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown is Excited About the Future of Black Stories on Film and TV

“To be African-American and alive—it’s a good thing,” said the Emmy award-winning actor to The Undefeated. 

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Jorge Ramos Condemns 'Trump Effect' On Immigrants' Children in New Interview

The Univision and Fusion anchor spoke to ReMezcla about Trump’s rhetoric and Fusion’s new documentary, “Hate Rising,” which will air tonight. 

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How 'Fresh Off The Boat' Executive Producer Melvin Mar Helped Change Hollywood Behind the Scenes

The third season of the family comedy premiered this week. Here, Melvin Mar talks about making history with the first Asian-American show in 20 years and the long game he played to get it on the small screen. 

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Singer, Poet and 'Blk Girl Soldier' Jamila Woods Talks New Album, Chicago Youth Movements and Self-Care

The Chance the Rapper collaborator’s debut solo album, “Heavn,” drops July 11 on Closed Sessions. 

Junot Díaz Talks Gentrification, Trump and the Power of Theater in New Q&A

The celebrated Dominican-American author and scholar spoke his truth in a conversation with The Uptown Collective.

Former Das Racist Member Kool A.D. Talks Police Violence, Writing and Kanye West

The ever irreverent MC, writer and artist just dropped a new EP, ”Real Talk.”

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: 'Politics Are in the Background' for 'Black Panther' Reboot

Coates’ and illustrator Brian Stelfreeze’s ’Black Panther’ debuts today. 

#BernieMadeMeWhite Creator Calls Erasure of Sanders' POC Supporters 'Terrible Strategy'

“They’re going to need us very soon,” Leslie Lee III said in a new interview with Raw Story.

5 Questions with Natasha Rothwell, an 'SNL' Alum Making Her Mark

The former “Saturday Night Live” writer shows off her character acting chops on Netflix’s hilarious new “The Characters.”

W. Kamau Bell on Attending a KKK Cross-Burning: 'You Guys Might Need Some Therapy'

Bell’s new show, “United Shades of America,” premieres on CNN on April 24. 

Comedian Wyatt Cenac Talks New Projects, Painful Jokes and Being the Only Black Guy in the Room

The former “Daily Show” correspondent and writer’s got a new stand-up album, two new TV shows, and plenty to say about showbiz racism and power. 

We Talked to the Super Funny Hannibal Buress About Some Serious S**t

On the eve of his Netflix stand-up special, “Comedy Camisado,” the Chicago native talks race, police violence and why he’s excited about the Oscars.

Introducing 'P is for Pussy,' a Subversive Kids' Book That Will Tickle Adults

With her first book, “P is for Pussy,” veteran producer and curator Elissa Blount-Moorhead hopes to capture kids who are learning the alphabet and their parents who need to laugh.