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Watch Spike Lee's Documentary on Mo'ne Davis Play

Watch Spike Lee’s Documentary on Mo’ne Davis

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 2:45PM

It gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the teenager’s path to stardom at last summer’s Little League World Series.

Topics: Culture

Leslie Jones on SNL Promotion: 'Get Ready' Play

Leslie Jones on SNL Promotion: ‘Get Ready’

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 11:41AM

The show just added another black woman to its cast.

Topics: Culture

A Concise History of U.S. Divestment in Black Men [VIDEO] Play

A Concise History of U.S. Divestment in Black Men [VIDEO]

by Imara Jones, Tatiana Lam on October 22 2014, 9:03AM

Economic justice columnist Imara Jones and graphic artist Tatiana Lam explain how black men have been excluded from generations worth of economic opportunity initiatives.

Topics: Economy

Hari Kondabolu Knows How to Fix the Most Racist Team Name in the NFL Play

Hari Kondabolu Knows How to Fix the Most Racist Team Name in the NFL

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 3:16PM

The comedian offers some tongue-in-cheek advice to Washington, D.C. team executives.

Topics: Culture

Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on 'Songs of Return' Play

Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on ‘Songs of Return’

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 1:02PM

The band’s release of “Habibi Taal” is worth a listen.

Topics: Culture

Watch 'Dear White People' Director Justin Simien on Colbert Play

Watch ‘Dear White People’ Director Justin Simien on Colbert

by Jamilah King on October 16 2014, 2:30PM

The film hits theaters nationwide this month.

Topics: Culture

Erykah Badu Performs in Times Square, Earns Less than $4 Play

Erykah Badu Performs in Times Square, Earns Less than $4

by Jamilah King on October 16 2014, 11:43AM

New York City just ain’t right.

Topics: Culture

Watch Michelle Obama Turn Up for Turnips Play

Watch Michelle Obama Turn Up for Turnips

by Jamilah King on October 15 2014, 12:04PM

Lil Jon who?

Topics: Culture

Cornel West Explains Why He Won't Stop Criticism of Obama Play

Cornel West Explains Why He Won’t Stop Criticism of Obama

by Jamilah King on October 9 2014, 11:51AM

It was the latest public discussion in bell hooks’ scholar-in-residence series at The New School.

Topics: Culture

Watch Laverne Cox and bell hooks Talk About Feminism and Pop Culture Play

Watch Laverne Cox and bell hooks Talk About Feminism and Pop Culture

by Jamilah King on October 8 2014, 12:04PM

The two had a wide-ranging conversation about feminism, pop culture and “Orange is the New Black.”

Topics: Culture

Watch Will.i.am, Questlove in Jimmy Fallon's Teeny Bopper Spoof Play

Watch Will.i.am, Questlove in Jimmy Fallon’s Teeny Bopper Spoof

by Jamilah King on October 7 2014, 10:39AM

The late-night host just keeps winning.

Topics: Culture

TV on the Radio Gets Fans Excited About New Album Play

TV on the Radio Gets Fans Excited About New Album

by Jamilah King on October 7 2014, 10:28AM

The new album is called “Seeds” and will be out on November 18.

Topics: Culture

Watch: Flash Mob Demands Justice for Mike Brown During St. Louis Symphony Play

Watch: Flash Mob Demands Justice for Mike Brown During St. Louis Symphony

by Jamilah King on October 6 2014, 10:00AM

It’s been 58 days since Mike Brown was killed and many local residents are still demanding that criminal charges be brought against Officer Darren Wilson.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar Explore Death in New Video Play

Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar Explore Death in New Video

by Jamilah King on October 3 2014, 12:21PM

Flying Lotus’ new album “You’re Dead” hits stores on October 7.

Topics: Culture

Andre 3000 Talks Jimi Hendrix on Letterman Play

Andre 3000 Talks Jimi Hendrix on Letterman

by Jamilah King on October 3 2014, 11:43AM

The rapper/actor admitted to doubting himself during filming.

Topics: Culture

Watch Janet Mock Interview Tracee Ellis Ross Play

Watch Janet Mock Interview Tracee Ellis Ross

by Jamilah King on October 2 2014, 10:30AM

The two talk about fame, family and hair.

Topics: Culture

Here is the Okinawan Rapper Who Was Inspired by 2pac Play

Here is the Okinawan Rapper Who Was Inspired by 2pac

by Jamilah King on October 1 2014, 12:16PM

Awich is a 27-year-old rapper with a story to tell.

Topics: Culture

Facing Race Spotlight: Queer Burlesque Dancer Ms. Cherry Galette Play

Facing Race Spotlight: Queer Burlesque Dancer Ms. Cherry Galette

by Jamilah King on October 1 2014, 7:00AM

Meet the co-founder of Mangos With Chili, a queer and trans people of color performance troupe based in the Bay Area.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying Play

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 10:06AM

Husain Abdullah has always mixed faith and football. Did that make him a target?

Topics: Culture

A Look at Williamsburg's Puerto Rican Past and Present Play

A Look at Williamsburg’s Puerto Rican Past and Present

by Jamilah King on September 29 2014, 2:14PM

It wasn’t always one of America’s white hipster capitols.

Topics: Culture

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