Maysoon Zayid Uses Comedy to Fight Ableism and Islamophobia
“I want to get out there and be the image of the American you don’t think is American, and the Muslim you don’t think of when you think of a Muslim.”
Amber Ruffin On Megyn Kelly's Nostalgia for Blackface
The comedian tackles Kelly’s latest racist remarks on “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”
Black Women Swap Horror Stories in 'Surviving R. Kelly'
Lifetime’s upcoming docuseries features more than 50 interviews with survivors, commentators and Kelly’s family that speak to his alleged sexual abuse of Black girls and women.
PBS Docuseries Revisits Richness of Pre-Columbian 'Native America'
The four-part series uses Indigenous oral traditions, archeological evidence and 3-D mapping to explore the cultures that flourished before colonization.
Chris Rock Revisits 'Bring the Pain' for A&E Docuseries
A new episode of A&E’s “Cultureshock” explores the development of the 1996 HBO special and its controversial social commentary, which made Rock one of his era’s most renowned stand-up comics.
Watch This Teaser for LeBron James' 'Shut Up and Dribble'
The clip features former Chicago Bulls player Craig Hodges as he pushes President George H.W. Bush to address systemic poverty in Black communities.
Specials on Reproductive Justice, White Supremacist Terror Win News & Doc Emmys
The Television Academy recognized many programs highlighting racial justice issues during its award ceremony for achievement in broadcast news and documentaries.
Meet New 'SNL' Cast Member Ego Nwodim
Asian-American podcaster Bowen Yang also joins “Saturday Night Live” as a staff writer.
STUDY: MENA Actors Still Overwhelmingly Cast as 'Terrorists & Tyrants'
A new report finds that Hollywood not only disproportionately under-employs thespians of Middle Eastern and North African descent, but also frequently relegates them to dangerously stereotypical roles.
Twitter Charges 'Law & Order: Hate Crimes' With Felony Obtuseness
The next installment of Dick Wolf’s long-running “Law & Order” franchise seeks to turn hate crimes into network drama.
'Charmed' Creators, Stars Defend Reboot's Women of Color-Led Cast
“We’ve had the chance to see three White witches.”
Watch The First Episode of 'Random Acts of Flyness' For Free
HBO made the premiere episode of Terence Nance’s surreal series, complete with segments about Black love and survival, available to stream gratis.
'The Rundown With Robin Thede': A Eulogy In 3 Clips
We remember Robin Thede’s recently canceled news satire show—the only one hosted by a Black woman—with a few choice segments that illustrate what we’ll miss once it’s off the air.
Terence Nance Commits 'Random Acts of Flyness' in Trippy Trailer
The filmmaker behind “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” promises a free-association look at structural oppression and the media in his upcoming late-night series for HBO.
Trailer for 'Love Is_' Explores Black Power Couple's Origin Story
Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil drew from their own lives to develop this OWN series about two artists’ 20-year journey through love.
WATCH: New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar'
The hour-long family drama is set to debut on OWN this September.
New Season of 'Orange is The New Black' Will Tackle Officer Violence Against Black Inmates
The Netflix show will return June 17.
People Think 'The Wiz Live!' is Racist. Twitter Says, 'Huh?'
Actual tweet: “I just learned there is a Black version of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ called ‘The Wiz.’ How is this not racist?”
PBS' ‘Finding Your Roots’ Suspended Due to Ben Affleck Slave-Master Drama
The geneology show’s production has been halted after leaked Sony e-mails revealed that producers complied with Ben Affleck’s request to hide his slave-owning relative.
'Fresh Off the Boat': You Think They're Going to Put Two Chinese Boys on TV?
In other words, pursue acting at your own peril.