Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 10:22AM
Watch the short documentary “Inocente” about a homeless undocumented teen on Colorlines.com
by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 9:48AM
First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance via video at last night’s Academy Awards ceremony.
by Nia King on February 25 2013, 8:38AM
HBO’s Beyonce documentary reached 1.8 million viewers last week, but some fans were disappointed that she didn’t once mention race.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2013, 6:40PM
Wallis could become the second African-American ever to win an Oscar in the best actress in a leading role category
by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2013, 10:51AM
Gomez’s installation includes cardboard cutouts of the Oscar statue, a housekeeper and gardener.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 3:09PM
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: “Basically, Django Unchained is a B movie. A damn fine B movie, but still a B movie.”
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 12:48PM
A Mexican-American USC student shut the party down, got the frat that was throwing the party to apologize and had the members organizing the event expelled from the fraternity.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 11:13AM
There was one topic Beyoncé never discussed in her documentary.
by Channing Kennedy on February 21 2013, 1:59PM
Humorist Brokey McPoverty gets the internet laughing at the champions of systemic racism.
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 3:54PM
Actor Jesse Williams, known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy” just published an essay on CNN.com that juxtaposes the Quentin Tarantino films “Django Unchained” with “Inglorious Basterds,” the 2009 fantasy involving a band…
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 1:00PM
This morning the White House released the First Lady’s 2013 official portrait.A poll conducted by CNN found seventy-three percent of Americans approved of the way Michelle Obama was handling her job as first lady, compared to 20% who disapproved….
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 11:47AM
Bey’s doc has become the most-watched documentary in nearly 10 years on the network.
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2013, 10:57AM
Actor and filmmaker Chris McGuire took his camera to Harlem to ask the community what they thought of the current ‘Harlem Shake’ video craze. McGuire recorded Harlem’s residents watching videos of folks dancing to DJ and producer Baauer’s hit song…
by Channing Kennedy on February 19 2013, 10:43AM
The inescapable dance craze is drawing criticism from folks who say it’s just another example of cultural appropriation. That may be true, but there’s more to the story.
by Jorge Rivas on February 18 2013, 1:23PM
Quvenzhané Wallis was a guest on CNN’s “Starting Point” with host Soledad O’Brien this morning. Wallis, the youngest best actress nominee in Oscar history, discussed what it was like when she found out she was nominated for her role in…
by Jorge Rivas on February 18 2013, 11:49AM
A global activist movement to end violence against women and girls reached San Francisco jails last week. As part of the One Billion Rising movement a group of choreographers visited San Francisco County jails to make sure inmates were able…
by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 2:12PM
Fox News announced on Friday that it has signed former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain on as a contributor. “Cain’s impressive resume makes him a valuable addition to the Fox News and Fox Business lineup. As a political expert with…
by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 1:44PM
26% of black Internet users surveyed use Twitter, compared to 14% of white users.