While there’s no doubt Franklin’s music transcended genres and audiences, the Queen of Soul was first and foremost the voice of what it feels like to be a black woman in America.
The new season demonstrates that, at its core, Issa Rae’s HBO comedy revolves around two characters, neither of whom is called Lawrence. (Warning: Light spoilers ahead.)
Fenty Beauty has been fun, but the world is ready for some new Fenty music.
More often than not, black trans women aren’t recognized in spaces dedicated to celebrating and uplifting blackness. Actor Angelica Ross and activist Raquel Willis discuss ways to change that.
The actor explains why Hollywood needs to do better about showing that sex doesn’t stop with age; it gets better.
The streaming service brought 47 of its black actors together to re-create an iconic photo and make a bold statement about its stance on representation in Hollywood.
Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil have an undefeated track record when it comes to creating the bold black narratives we crave. Their latest offering comes straight from the heart.
From Randall on This Is Us to James Evans Sr. from Good Times, we've got the good, the corny, and the trifling. Let's fight about it.
The Ava DuVernay series takes a stand on kneeling in the Season 3 premiere.
We’ve seen Glover’s sex appeal in his music and onstage, but in Solo we finally get to witness it on the big screen as well.
A friendly #ForTheCulture guide for anyone looking to root for everyone black this fall. (Network TV shows only: CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, and the CW.)
The episode brings new layers to the pro-choice narrative. “I wanted you to feel the loss,” said show creator Justin Simien. (Spoilers ahead.)
And it's as good as you hoped it would be!
"I understand they was going through some things. But if it’s family, you’re not gonna miss a wedding," Kanye said.
“There was a lot of mental and physical abuse,” Kelis alleged.
“In order for Olivia Pope to work and to succeed ... she had to get to be as three-dimensional and as messed up and bad or good or smart or interesting as the Walter Whites of the world got to be,” said creator Shonda Rhimes.
Let's lay this all out so there's no more confusion, shall we?
Once a show that black families could comfortably enjoy, the politics of the reboot and the woman who stars in it may override any feeling of nostalgia that once existed.
Lena Waithe, Yvette Nicole Brown, Tessa Thompson, and more share what they feel needs to be done to ensure this Hollywood movement doesn’t leave actors of color behind.
Tiffany Haddish claims an unnamed actor bit Queen Bey at a party and now everyone's a detective.