Arts & Culture
by Jamilah King on February 23 2012, 10:06AM
A new video installation paints an intimate and engaging portrait of black masculinity by doing something a little revolutionary: asking questions. Artist Chris Johnson talks about the project’s past and present, and what it hopes to build for the future.
by Jorge Rivas on February 23 2012, 9:25AM
Nicki Minaj, 29, appeared on Vogue.com this week.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 4:21PM
Magic Johnson, who once appeared on “Soul Train” himself, is bringing the show back to television.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 1:42PM
Just days after an ESPNews anchor was suspended for using a racial slur in a Jeremy Lin news story comes New York’s WNYW Fox 5 news anchor making a joke about Lin’s eyes.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 12:59PM
Issa Rae says she wants to stay online with sponsorships or make it to HBO with full creative control.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 12:20PM
This young man from Portland, Oregon has a message for LeBron James: “Don’t let my Saturday night go to waste, man.”
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2012, 12:05PM
Perhaps it’s time Rihanna visit her 2009 interview with Diane Sawyer.
by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 3:42PM
The petition calls on the Department of Social Services in Allegheny County, NC. to ensure that Felipe Montes, a single-father who was deported to Mexico, not be permanently separated but instead be reunified with his three sons in the United States or Mexico.
by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 2:06PM
Magic Johnson is preparing to launch Aspire, a 24-hour channel with a focus on what Johnson called positive, uplifting images of African Americans.
by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 1:21PM
Close to 47,000 members of ColorOfChange.org, the nation’s largest online black civil rights organization, have signed a petition calling on Harris Publications to fire XXL Magazine editor Vanessa Satten.
by Jamilah King on February 21 2012, 9:57AM
It’s estimated that in Southern California alone, there are 14,000 Japanese Americans who play in regular club tournaments. Some teams have been around for more than 50 years.
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2012, 6:33PM
The actor turns 85 today.
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2012, 1:57PM
Ru Paul wishes you a very happy Presidents Day.
by Jorge Rivas on February 20 2012, 11:41AM
Watch Nicki Minaj before the stylists, the rainbow hair colors and the rapid blinking of the eye she’s got in all her music videos these days.
by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 3:36PM
Watch a rare side of Viola Davis and Oprah Winfrey.
by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 11:12AM
In an essay, he cited “an incessant clamor from the left” as the reason for his departure.
by Jorge Rivas on February 17 2012, 9:11AM
The share of all current marriages that are either interracial or interethnic has reached an all-time high. And Latinos lead the way.