Arts & Culture
by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 6:00AM
NBA player Jason Collins became the highest-profile openly gay black man in America yesterday. As with any big step, he didn’t get there alone. Here, a look at some LGBT athletes of color who came before him.
by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 3:00PM
A group of Georgia high school students are making history by challenging the segregation of their high school prom.
by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 11:51AM
“We got out of this thing pretty cheaply all things considered,” said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich.
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2013, 6:00AM
The U.S. will be “majority-minority” in a few decades, but in the City of Angels the future is now. In fact, you can literally taste it.
by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 5:10PM
Latinos make up less than 2% of the Academy.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 4:19PM
Comedian Hasan Minhaj takes on CNN reporting misinformation.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 11:48AM
“We hope that Boston will also be where reddit learns to be sensitive of its own power,” a reedit general manager said.
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2013, 4:17PM
With the Tribeca Film Festival under way in New York, HBO has snapped up U.S. broadcast and home video rights to one of the selected docs.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2013, 11:54AM
We’ve got better things to do,” Obama said.
by Jamilah King on April 17 2013, 6:00AM
Skylar Diggins, the Notre Dame point guard just added to the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, is one of the most talented ballers in the country. In the age of Twitter, will a focus on her appearance become a dangerous distraction?
by Channing Kennedy on April 16 2013, 1:27PM
The New York City Ballet’s first Native American prima ballerina passed away on Thursday at age 88.
by Channing Kennedy on April 16 2013, 9:05AM
NPR’s new race-and-ethnicity team makes its debut with real talk about race, language, and the ways our kids will power their identities.
by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 1:14PM
There were a few unlikely pairings at the Coachella music festival this past weekend.
by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 10:43AM
The work is designed to be placed on the street to add the presence of strong women in that environment to combat street harassment.
by Jamilah King on April 12 2013, 6:00AM
“42,” the Hollywood film about Jackie Robinson’s first year in the racially segregated major leagues, comes out today. Inside the racial politics and legacy of the baseball trailblazer.
by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2013, 11:23AM
Louis CK still holds his Mexican citizenship.
by Jorge Rivas on April 10 2013, 12:12PM
The GOP outreach for black voters saga continues. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered a speech at Howard University on Wednesday, with a talk that his office said was supposed to focus on “the importance of outreach to younger voters, as…