Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on February 11 2013, 4:02PM
In her 48-years with us Whitney Houston broke numerous charts and sales records. But on the one year anniversary of her death it’s important to note she also broke barriers in Hollywood. When she starred in the 1992 film “The…
by Jorge Rivas on February 11 2013, 3:02PM
Remember when Kobe Bryant called an NBA referee an anti-gay slur in 2011? It appears that experience was a life lesson for the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard because he is now schooling others for using anti-gay slurs. Early Monday…
by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 2:44PM
Last week Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote a review of HBO’s “Girls” that was critical of the show’s characters and their privileges. The show’s creator Lena Dunham says she was excited to hear the sports legend watched her show but it ends…
by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 10:47AM
This time around he’s written a piece to respond to those that were surprised that a former basketball player could actually deconstruct and analyze pop culture.
by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 3:40PM
Lauren Rojas of Antioch, Calif., wanted to test the effects of altitute on air pressure and temperature for school.
by Nia King on February 4 2013, 9:45AM
Colorlines readers respond to Donald Glover’s role on “Girls,” high youth murder rates in Chicago, and domestic violence charges levied against a former NFL player.
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 11:02AM
His review touches on race, sex, name drops “My So Called Life” and says directors and artist Miranda July may be a more accurate “voice of a generation adrift.”
by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 4:06PM
Coca-Cola kept their products away from African-Americans for years. While Pepsi deliberately marketed to black customers.
by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 10:41AM
Take a look at the commercials and tell us if you think they’re a win, a big fail or racist.
by Jamilah King on January 31 2013, 9:00AM
This ain’t your grandfather’s big game.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 8:54AM
The Jamaica Gleaner went out and asked the Caribbean island’s citizens how they felt about the ad and found some didn’t agree with the minister of tourism.
by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 10:10AM
Phillip Walker Sailors, 69, has been charged with malice murder in the killing of Rodrigo Abad Diaz, a 22-year-old Cuban immigrant who mistakenly pulled into his driveway due to faulty GPS directions.
by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 1:56PM
Here’s a look at what sets director Ryan Coogler apart from other filmmakers working in hollywood.
by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 11:34AM
“I remember stumbling upon him at a time when I was sort of grappling with who was right—Malcom or Martin?, Washington says in the film.