Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 5:50PM
The View discusses racist Acura casting call.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 3:01PM
President Obama’s memoir, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” included a story about him being fed dog meat as a young boy in Indonesia with his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 11:15AM
A Swedish organization promoting the rights of people of African origin on Tuesday called for the minister to resign for participating in a “tasteless, racist spectacle” that’s made international headlines
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 10:16AM
HBO has high hopes for their new series that premiered Sunday, but one writer is stealing the spotlight. Jorge Rivas looks at the controversy.
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 4:48PM
The Muslims are Coming! is a feature documentary film that follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they go on a tour of Middle America, perform shows, and meet folks who have never met a Muslim before!
by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 11:01AM
Sweden’s culture minister has faced calls to resign after she was filmed cutting into a cake resembling an African woman as part of an art piece on female genital mutilation.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 3:29PM
The Tupac Shakur “hologram” performance at the Coachella music festival has overshadowed every other live performance at the festival. So much so that there are talks of taking it on tour.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 2:56PM
“Friday Night Lights” and “Chronicle” actor Michael B. Jordan is also in talks to star in the story of the young man shot and killed by police in 2009.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 1:00PM
On Sunday the Swedish minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth began cutting a large cake shaped like a black woman to as part of an art installation.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 11:18AM
The late Manning Marable wins history Pulitzer.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2012, 10:52AM
Afeni Shakur watched a live stream
by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 7:40PM
Selena Quintanilla-Perez would have been 41 today.
by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 5:39PM
Caine is the busiest kid in Los Angeles and his dad says he’s still the same kid.
by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 2:49PM
The show centers around four Latina maids in Beverly Hills with stories that Longoria says are worth telling.
by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 11:06AM
The pair’s historic set also included surprise guests Eminem, 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa.
by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 3:55PM
The actress who plays the ad agency’s first black employee says she’s got a lot of responsibility on her hands.
by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 12:38PM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker called it his “come to Jesus moment” when he ran into a burning building to save a neighbor’s life.
by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 11:42AM
The film is set to hit theaters nationwide on June 15th.