Jussie Smollett Opens Up About Traumatic Assault
The “Empire” star spoke to “Good Morning America” about the racist and homophobic assault he survived in Chicago—and the people who question his honesty.
Lives Collide After Police Killing in Ava DuVernay's 'The Red Line'
Ava DuVernay produces the ensemble drama for CBS.
WATCH: Rashida Tlaib on Why All Legislation Must Protect LGBTQ Rights
The new member of Congress spoke at the National LGBT Task Force’s Creating Change Conference.
WATCH: Gary Clark Jr. Confronts America's Anti-Black Heritage in New Video
“This Land” indicts the racism the blues artist has faced since his childhood in Texas.
'Kikis With Louie' Gives LGBTQ Community Tips for Surviving Police Encounters
Creator Lincoln Mondy also shares his most traumatic encounter with police.
WATCH: Young Muslim Filmmakers Take Control of Their Stories
Participants in the Center for Asian American Media’s Muslim Youth Voices Project captured their realities and imaginations in a series of newly released films.
Watch the Wu-Tang Clan Drop Bars in This Tiny Desk Concert
The Wu celebrates the 25th anniversary of its debut album with a career-spanning medley and cipher.
WATCH: Noname Sends Up Anti-Black Fear in New Music Video
The Chicago rapper’s new clip for “Blaxploitation” features a Black child scaring White newscasters and viewers by—you guessed it—simply living.
New Sandra Bland Documentary Calls On World to 'Say Her Name'
The feature-length documentary follows Bland’s family as they try to answer the questions surrounding her 2015 death in police custody.
WATCH: 'Other' Captures Trauma of Being Black in America
The new short film explores the ways Black people contort themselves—and their speech—in White spaces.
WATCH: Hasan Minhaj On The Problem With ICE
The host of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” breaks down the United States’ xenophobic immigration policies.
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.
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.
WATCH: Bluff City's Jookin Scene Takes Center Stage in 'Memphis Majic'
The documentary uses the story of Memphis’ jookin scene to explore the city’s history of Black resistance.
WATCH: Yara Shahidi Promotes Civic Engagement in 'Voting Avenue'
The “Grown-ish” star joins “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon for a “Schoolhouse Rock”-style animated segment about the importance of voting.
WATCH: T.I. Teams Up With Atlanta Music Project Students for Tiny Desk Set
The Atlanta rapper and actor gave a live-band performance of songs spanning his career.
WATCH: Feds Crack Down on Volunteers Helping Migrants Survive the Arizona Desert
Nine humanitarian volunteers are facing federal charges after leaving water bottles for migrants in the Arizona desert. Colorlines talks to members of No More Deaths about their work and the consequences of their solidarity.
WATCH: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Harlem to Life
Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins dropped the first trailer for his film adaptation of the novel.
WATCH: New Docuseries Explores Environmental Pain and Resistance in 'Braddock, PA'
Episodes follow an urban farmer, aspiring politician and others fighting forces that threaten this Pennsylvania borough.
Watch Kendrick Lamar's 'Power'-ful TV Acting Debut
Kung Fu Kenny starred as Laces in the latest episode of the Starz crime drama.