Arts & Culture
by Jamilah King on August 5 2013, 7:00AM
Young artists from neighborhoods devastated by New York City’s worst natural disaster want to tell their stories.
by Akiba Solomon on August 2 2013, 1:16PM
The prolific writer and activist would have been 89 today.
by Von Diaz on August 1 2013, 11:43AM
Riley Cooper gave what seemed like a heartfelt apology at a press conference today for using the N-word at a Kenny Chesney concert in June. In a video that surfaced yesterday, Cooper is caught on tape saying, “I will jump…
by Jamilah King on July 31 2013, 10:03AM
Five things to know about this summer’s most talked about new series.
by Jamilah King on July 31 2013, 8:45AM
But it’s a good lesson in how the impact of someone’s words or actions carry more weight than their intention.
by Julianne Hing on July 31 2013, 7:00AM
The second in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Calif.
by Jamilah King on July 30 2013, 12:00PM
Need something to watch this summer? Here’s a good place to start.
by Jamilah King on July 26 2013, 9:37AM
Ten black former contestants are suing.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2013, 7:00AM
We asked independent, people-of-color owned booksellers what they’re reading this summer. In the first of our series, James Fugate of Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books shares his top picks.
by Jamilah King on July 18 2013, 11:03AM
Today’s his birthday.
by Jamilah King on July 10 2013, 12:50PM
But we’re not sure if that’s a good or bad thing.
by Jamilah King on July 9 2013, 10:22AM
“This is what happened to a kid whose dad went off and became a terrorist.”
by Jamilah King on July 8 2013, 9:00AM
Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed over the weekend at San Francsico International Airport. Bring on the bad jokes.
by Jamilah King on July 5 2013, 11:48AM
Here’s the video for her latest single, “Dance Apocalyptic.” Notice that Monáe is going without her signature pompadour and bowtie. Still cute. The album hits stores on September 10, 2013….
by Jamilah King on July 5 2013, 11:21AM