Our picks for the best in black entertainment this year.
With a tender portrait of one family in Queen Sugar and a searing indictment of the prison system in 13th, DuVernay deepens her career-long commitment to addressing injustice.
The comedian’s HBO show celebrates the city with rich landscapes and a soundtrack that captures LA's laid-back mood — and sticks with viewers long after the credits roll.
Allyship isn’t a one-time thing — it’s a series of investments. Here are some concrete actions you can take to support people of color in Trump's America.
Especially if that girl is you.
Call it Trump therapy.
As marathon runner Feyisa Lelisa crossed the finish line to win the silver medal at the Olympics this summer, he raised his arms over his head in an X to defiantly protest the Ethiopian government's treatment of his fellow Oromo people. Three months later, unable to go home or see his family, he contemplates the price of being a world-class athlete speaking out.
Artists like Jamila Woods, Noname, Mick Jenkins, Malcolm London, and Ric Wilson make music that honors their hometown as it is and as they want it to be.
Police had fired tear gas and rubber bullets into the air to disperse crowds during an anti-government protest at a religious festival.
In a world where any interaction with police could turn us into hashtags, black people remind each other that our lives matter.
Fifteen years after the glossy battle of the sexes rom-com was released, we spoke to members of the cast and crew about how the film came to be, how it opened doors for a generation of black entertainers – and an iconic ponytail GIF even politicians use.
We tested 24 pairs of jeans from Old Navy, H&M, Forever 21, Target, and American Eagle to find out which brand's pants are actually worth the money.
Think outside the Pink box.
Even if your name isn't Simone.
Fifteen years after 8701's release, Usher’s third studio album still serves as a blueprint for what R&B (and Usher himself) is capable of — even as the artist struggles to find his footing in today’s pop music landscape.
From tennis to track to bobsled, black women Olympians have been breaking records — and barriers.
Protect ya neck...from the heat.
Let's be real, your purse is messy enough already.
Feliz cumpleaños al Rey de Mi Coraz–err, Bachata.
To be black in America is to exist in haunting, mundane proximity to death at all moments.