In Judd Apatow’s The King of Staten Island, Pete Davidson can finally answer the big question that’s dogged him for his entire career: Why is he like this?
As Black Lives Matter protests yield results, it’s become harder to ignore the gulf between well-meaning but ultimately worthless gestures and real, radical change.
The hashtag #PublishingPaidMe has reignited a conversation about the disparities between how much Black authors and non-Black authors make.
Why are some journalists all too eager to rail against media suppression while downplaying — or even championing — police efforts to harass or arrest protesters?
From the latest season of Real Housewives of New York to Hulu’s new series The Great.
If you share pictures of police officers kneeling or hugging protesters, you’re not advancing the cause against police brutality; if anything, you’re impeding it.
The conservative talk show host’s appearance on the popular radio program is just the latest sign that The Breakfast Club has lost its way.
If you’re looking to read more black authors — and you should be! — you can support these black bookstores in the process.
Many statements from celebrities and brands about George Floyd’s death and Black Lives Matter protests feel like hollow attempts to be on the right side of history.
If you’re not black and you have black friends whom you are only reaching out to now, be thoughtful about how you do it.
The YouTuber's decision to treat a protest against police brutality as an opportunity to rack up views makes it clear that it's time to stop watching.
On the Record, the new HBO Max documentary about sexual assault allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, is a powerful — and complicated — look at what’s at stake for black women who come forward with claims of sexual abuse.
Why must graphic videos of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery make the social media rounds in order for the public to care about their unjust deaths?
Chromatica revives the Lady Gaga the world fell in love with. The results are uneven, but it’s good to have her back.
As responses to the protests over George Floyd’s death come in, it’s clear that only some people are allowed to agitate in public without any consequences.
As queer identity became mainstream and social media transformed reality TV celebrity, the onetime niche show became bigger than ever. But so have the criticisms.
From Audre Lorde's groundbreaking essays to Ibram X. Kendi's guide to being antiracist, these books are a great resource for understanding why people are protesting right now.
If you’re going to be a first-year college student in a few months, BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
It’s past time for us to ditch the damsel narrative, admit our power, and stand up for racial justice.
Dragons, curses, enchanted fiddles, a Sherlock Holmes update with angels and demons — and much, much more.
An excerpt from The Art of Showing Up: How to be There for Yourself and Your People by Rachel Wilkerson Miller.
"If we do not open up by the 30th of [May], I will be doing hair in my house. At this point, we have no income.”
BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
"I came to understand that what I wanted was to be seen as my complete self — my gender, my race, my history — without being judged because of it." An excerpt from Fairest: A Memoir.
Memorial Day plans coming right up.
Adam DiVello, one of the masterminds behind the shows Laguna Beach and The Hills, invited me on the set of his new Netflix series to show me how he makes reality TV gold.
The artist's Instagram post ignores the contributions many women of color have made to the kind of confessional music Del Rey claims to have popularized.
From a Zadie Smith–approved debut to bestselling author Brit Bennett's second novel.
From Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones to Donna Tartt's The Secret History.
From Brad Pitt and Alia Shawkat (maybe) getting cozy during quarantine to Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas’s endless paparazzi walks, I can't get enough of celebrity odd couples.