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Jordan Peele On the Importance of Telling Many Kinds of Black Stories

The filmmaker told Rolling Stone: “I realized I had never seen a horror movie of this kind, where there’s an African-American family at the center that just is.”

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Fans Celebrate Janelle Monáe Coming Out as Pansexual

The singer and actress ended speculation about her sexual identity in a new interview with Rolling Stone.

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Must-Read Roundup: 3 Boundary-Pushing Black Artists Spill on Creativity and Politics

Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Chance the Rapper each discuss their work and influence in a trio of new interviews.

Activists protest in front of the White House against the Keystone XL pipeline January 13, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Montana Tribes Want Keystone XL Away From Their Drinking Water

The 1,179-mile long pipeline is set to cross west of their reservation.

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READ: Killer Mike on How to Bring More Black People Into Medical Marijuana Boom

State-level marijuana legality reforms often don’t help African Americans who are frozen out of dispensary ownership. The rapper partners with scholar Erik Nielson for a new Rolling Stone essay that breaks down how to fix the disparity.

Three More Men Accuse Afrika Bambaataa of Sexual Abuse

The men came forward after former music industry executive Ronald Savage accused the hip-hop pioneer of molestation earlier this month. 

Mexican Drug Lord and Hollywood Wannabe El Chapo Meets With Sean Penn and Gets Caught

The notorious drug boss, who escaped from prison twice, is being held in a maxium-security prison in Mexico while the country pursues his extradition to its drug-war partner, the United States. 

The Weeknd: Taylor Swift Was 'Petting My Hair'

Because apparently that’s not a really screwed up thing to do to black people. 

Dr. Dre on Dee Barnes and Michel'le: 'I Made Some Horrible F***ing Mistakes'

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube address past controveries and misogynistic lyrics for the upcoming Rolling Stone cover story.