Tiarra Mukherjee

Twon women hug outside the Emanuel AME Chucrh. To their right are flowers left for the victims.

WATCH: Trailer for Viola Davis and Steph Curry Documentary, 'Emanuel'

The new documentary follows the people whose lives were most impacted by the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Seven people of color stand side by side at a glamorous event.

'Pose' Producers on the Driving Force Behind the Show

“Pose” co-creator Steven Canals on why his show needed to be made: “We weren’t seeing Black and Brown people who also happen to be queer and trans.”

John Cho. An Asian man with hair combed back stands in front of a black Background

ICYMI: John Cho to Lead Netflix's 'Cowboy Bebop'

Cho’s casting in the anime is a win for the meme-turned-movement #StarringJohnCho, which showed what major films would look like if they cast more Asian actors in lead roles.

Martin Luther King at a podium

New Podcast 'Voices of a Movement' Brings Legendary Civil Rights Era Stories to Life

 “Some of them are names you know, some aren’t—but all of them have stories that need to be told while they’re still here to tell them,” say the podcast’s creators. 

A Black Woman with long hair and black shirt stands at event in front of wall that reads "Native Son'."

MUST-READ QUOTE: With Projects in Theater, Film, TV and Music, Suzan-Lori Parks is a Quadruple Threat

The Pultizer Prize-winning playwright is seemingly everywhere at the moment.  

A Black Woman side view plans with her earring.

'Blowin’ Up' is a New Doc About a Court Room That Rules In Favor of Compassion

What happens when sex workers receive support rather than punishment? Everything. 

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A Play About Maya Angelou is Being Developed for Broadway

“Phenomenal Woman: An Evening with Maya Angelou” will debut in 2021.

Rihanna. A Black woman stands against a black wall that reads "Sephora" in white letters, while wearing a gray and black snakeprint dress and matching hat.

Fenty Beauty Pulls Controversially Named Product From Shelves

A highlighter dubbed “Geisha Chic” prompted Instagram users to educate the Rihanna-helmed company.

A Black woman side view on the red carpet with her hair up and wearing a shoulder-bearing burgundy dress.

Lupita Nyong'o Unveils the Cover for New Book, 'Sulwe'

“I wrote ‘Sulwe’ to encourage children (and everyone really!) to love the skin they are in and see the beauty that radiates from within.”

Emojis of different Afro emojis of multiple skin tones and colors line up against a white background

LISTEN: The Fight to Bring An Afro Emoji to Your Phone

Writer Rhianna Jones wants to increase the representation of natural hair, one text message at a time.

A Latinx  man waring a brown suit jacket and tie stands on a stage with a mic in his hand.

John Leguizamo's One-Man Show 'Latin History for Morons' Hits the Road

The comedian will break down Latinx history through the ages on his nationwide tour.

Six Black Men and Women stand next to each other on stage laughing after winning award, TVOne signage behind them.

Beyonce, 'Black-ish' and 'Black Panther' Take Home Top Prizes at NAACP Image Awards

Here’s who won big at this year’s show.

A young mixed race boy sits on he lap of his father while they both color on paper in a visiting area in jail.

New PBS Doc 'Tre Maison Dason' Explores Growing Up With An Incarcerated Parent

One in 14 American children has a parent who is currently, or was previously, in prison. “Tre Maison Dasan” follows three of these children.

A Black man with a salt and pepper view is turned to the side in front of a black background with a blue sign that reads "The Twilight Zone " behind him.

Jordan Peele Brings Trademark Boundary Breaking Vision to the 'Twilight Zone' Reboot

The classic TV series comes back to life, more intriguing and racially diverse than ever.

A Black woman with long hair wearing a neon green jacket performs onstage in front of a blue background.

Afropunk Brooklyn Announces Its 2019 Lineup

Jill Scott, FKA Twigs, Kamasi Washington, Santigold, Leon Bridges and others head to Commodore Barry Park in August. 

Two women of color stand next to each other in front of a staircase in the country, each holding vegetables and fruit that appear to be plucked fresh from a garden.

Food Heaven Made Easy Aims to Increase Access to Health and Wellness

Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones want Black people to see their bodies and their needs reflected in conversations about wellness.

Blue text spells "Facebook" on brown wood sign in front of purple lights and metal frames

Facebook Bans White Nationalism Following Pressure From Civil Rights Groups

The social media platform says it will begin removing all posts and comments that support White nationalist and separatist ideology.

Jeffrey Wright. Black man in close up with red, white and blue decorations behind him.

Jeffrey Wright-Narrated Doc 'Rigged' Highlights Voter Suppression Tactics

Wright: “I hope ‘Rigged’ sounds an alarm that wakes America up.”

Lupita Nyong'o. A Black woman with long braids wearing a white shirt stands behind a large movie poster with a burgundy background with a photo of a little Black girl with straight hair and a red blouse.

Lupita Nyong'o Leads 'Us' to Biggest Opening Weekend Ever for a Black Woman

Jordan Peele’s sophomore smash is breaking records and barriers.

A black woman paints a large canvas on an easel in front of her, drop clothes cover the floor and behind her is a table with open bottles of paint and brused. An elegant balck chandelier hangs from a high ceiling overhead.

Artist Elizabeth Colomba Centers Black Women in Western-Style Portraits

The painter’s sumptuous portraits cast Black women as the focal point in a period where they were often ignored.