There is a video circulating on social media currently that has people praising Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo as our new white shero.
It’s two days before Thanksgiving, and today my sister called to ask me if I know how to cook a turkey.
When I sat down to watch the movie Green Book, I was expecting to get a visual education on the historical use of The Negro Motorist Green Book by Victor Hugo Green. Green published the guidebook from 1936 to 1966 for black travelers in the Jim Crow era whose trips took them through areas that were openly racist and…
One person is reported dead and at least three others—including one police officer—were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a Chicago hospital on Monday afternoon.
Last night, I had the privilege to attend the 2018 Governors Awards in Hollywood, Calif., and saw Cicely Tyson receive her honorary Oscar. She is the first black woman to ever win the honor.
In the new film Green Book, Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen play a black musical genius and the hard-nosed Italian he hires to drive him through the Jim Crow south on a concert tour.
You probably were not expecting another chapter in the saga of Mr. Big and, quite frankly, neither was I.
In the early morning hours of Thursday, Sept. 6, 19-year-old Darell Richards was shot and killed by a SWAT officer with the Sacramento Police Department. The officers claimed Richards had pointed a weapon at them—a weapon that was later discovered to be a pellet gun. When the body camera footage from the officers at…
Before I begin this post, I will once again give my standard disclaimer that says I understand “not all white people” and “not all white women.” It’s annoying that I have to do this every single time, but white people be forcing my hand, so here we are.
Last night, I was part of the sold-out crowd that gathered at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., to see the only first lady I will recognize—Michelle Obama—at her Los Angeles tour stop for her new book, Becoming: An Intimate Conversation With Michelle Obama.
The white man accused of shooting and killing two black shoppers at a Louisville, Ky., area supermarket was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on hate crimes and firearm charges.
This award season, the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will celebrate ten years of bridging the gap of exposure for filmmakers and artists of the African Diaspora. While the organization actively reviews cinema at-large, it has a particular emphasis on films that include the black experience.
Comcast Corporation has an agreement with two African American majority owned independent networks to distribute their channels on Comcast Cable systems beginning in January 2019.
While Idris Elba basks in the glory of being named People’s “Sexiest Man Alive,” his daughter is making a name for herself in an amazing way.
I was not always a Migos fan.
It seems as though the number of black men killed at the hands of police increases by at least one every day. The stories have become so commonplace as to somewhat desensitize the public to their occurrence.
In case you slept through third-shift Twitter, Jill Scott made the trending list after she got on stage and simulated giving her microphone a blowjob.
More than two months after an unarmed and innocent 26-year-old, Botham Shem Jean, was shot to death in his apartment by former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, newly elected Dallas District Attorney John Creuzot is ready to do the job his predecessor failed to—charge Guyger with murder.
A black woman was brutally attacked by a white man on a Brooklyn subway platform Friday night, and he reportedly called her a “black bitch” over and over again as he did it. So why is it that both the police and larger legacy media outlets are hesitant to label the crime as what it is—a racist hate crime?
Every time I see a picture of Ajit Pai, I want to kick him in his Reese’s cup.