N. Jamiyla Chisholm

An older person in tan jacket, white and red scarf and black pants is being carried by two people in uniforms.

Native Hawaiian Elders Arrested in Telescope Protest at Mauna Kea

“This mountain represents the last thing they want to take that we will not give them.”

Billy Porter. Black man with short dark hair in front of Tony Award sign, wearing red and white tuxedo-style dress with tulle.

Are the Emmy Awards Moving Backwards?

Even with Billy Porter’s nod for his work on “Pose”—which makes him the first openly gay Black man recognized for leading a drama—there remains a problem.

R. Kelly. Black man with short hair in courtroom, wearing dark suit, dark tie and white shirt.

R. Kelly Denied Bond in Latest Abuse Arrest

Prosecutor in courtroom: “He sexually abused them hundreds of times before they turned 18.”

Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib at press conference.

ICYMI: The Squad Calls Out Trump's Racism, Moves Convo Forward

Representative Ayanna Pressley: “I will always refer to him as ‘the occupant,’ as he is only occupying space. He does not embody the grace, the empathy, the compassion, the integrity that that office requires and that the American people deserve.”

Eric Garner protest.

Feds Won't Charge NYC Officer in Eric Garner's Death

On the eve of the fifth anniversary of Garner’s death at the hands of a New York Police Department officer, the Department of Justice says it will not bring civil rights charges against his killer.

Scarlett Johansson. White woman with shoulder-length blonde hair.

QTPOC and More Respond to Scarlett Johansson and Her Privilege

“Pose” actress Indya Moore: “Why compare trans people and poc to trees and animals?”

The Squad. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass), Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.),

House Reps of Color Respond After Trump Tells Them to 'Go Back'

Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib: “We’re not going anywhere.” 

R. Kelly. Black man wearing dark suit, dark glasses, white shirt, tie, under umbrella.

R. Kelly Arrested By Homeland Security Officers On Federal Sex Charges

Indicted by New York and northern Illinois federal courts, the singer was taken into custody while walking his dog in Chicago.

Hiro Murai. Japanese man with short dark hair wearing dark jacket and blue shirt in front of step and repeat.

Hiro Murai, ‘This is America’ Director, Inks New Production Deal

The filmmaker, who is known for boundary-pushing music videos for Childish Gambino and Kendrick Lamar, will focus on producing features and more.

Angelica Ross. Black woman in character as Candy, wearing high ponytail, white corset, blue pin stripe jacket.

'Pose' Creators On Epidemic of Violence Killing Trans Women of Color

“We wanted to really concentrate on the epidemic of violence that trans women are facing.”

Aziz Ansari. Indian man with short dark hair wearing black t-shirt.

Aziz Ansari Addresses Sexual Misconduct Allegations in New Special

“It moved things forward for me, made me think about a lot. I hope I’ve become a better person.” 

Molly of Denali. Animation showing Native Alaskan and Black girl in a town.

3 Things to Know About New Animated Series 'Molly of Denali'

The groundbreaking PBS Kids series stars 10-year-old Alaska Native Molly.

Latinx Population. Three young adults, two of whom are looking down at a phone.

Which State Is Experiencing the Fastest Latinx Population Growth?

The results of a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau population estimates might surprise you.

Michelle Obama. Black woman with natural brown curls wearing sequin jumpsuit.

Michelle Obama: 'Our Stories As Black Women Have Power'

The former First Lady gets real about her time in the White House during her interview with Gayle King at the Essence Festival.

"A Black Lady Sketch Show." Two Black women raising champagne glasses.

Watch the Hilarious Trailer for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'

The upcoming HBO series features a star-studded cast.

Black LGB+ Census. Civil ceremony between two Black women.

'Black Census' Finds That Low Wages Are the Top Issue For LGB+ Respondents

More than 5,400 gay, lesbian, bisexual or “other” people surveyed said that making ends meet is more important than marriage equality.

Mario Van Peebles. Middle-aged Black man wearing black hat and black suit and black shirt.

Filmmaker Mario Van Peebles Set to Bring Black Cowboys Back to the Big Screen

The filmmaker and actor is working on “Outlaw Posse,” a companion film to 1993’s Black cowboy tale “Posse.”

2020 Census Protest. Outside of the Supreme Court, protestors hold up signs reading, "Count me in."

UPDATE: 2020 Census Started Printing, Sans Citizenship Question, But Trump Administration Won't Let It Go

While the Department of Commerce confirmed it had conceded on the question, Trump—via tweet—and later officials, in a federal court, claimed they are looking for ways around the Supreme Court decision that found the citizenship question unconstitutional.

Sterling K. Brown. Black man wearing glasses and blue polo shirt.

Academy of Motion Pictures Welcomes Diverse New Class

Sterling K. Brown, Chinonye Chukwu and Nisha Ganatra join the ranks of Oscar voters.

Stars of "A Black Lady Sketch Show." Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black

'A Black Lady Sketch Show' Has a Premiere Date

Robin Thede helms the first major sketch comedy series created by and starring Black women.