Year-End Goodness
Cover of "Ctrl"

2017 Favorite: 'Ctrl'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, deputy editor Kenrya Rankin dives into why SZA’s “Ctrl” was the year’s best album.

A Black man with dreds and sunglasses

2017 Favorite: Future's "Mask Off"

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, editorial director Akiba Solomon tries to justify why ”Mask Off” is her song of the year.

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2017 Favorite: 'Moonlight'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, arts and culture reporter Sameer Rao explains why Jay Z’s “Moonlight” is his top music video of the year.

A smiling little boy in a dark room plays an acoustic guitar

2017 Favorite: 'Coco'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, gender and sexuality columnist Miriam Zoila Pérez breaks down why “Coco” is their favorite movie of the year.

A terrified Black man with tears in his eyes

2017 Favorite: 'Get Out'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, senior digital communications strategist  Chevon Drew explains why “Get Out” is her film of the year.