Wu Tsang’s “Wildness” tells the story of one of Los Angeles’s most iconic bars and how its longtime transgender Latina patrons navigate loss, pride, and gentrification.
Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2012, 4:36PM
On Wednesday night’s episode of the MTV reality challenge show “Battle Of The Exes” the last black contestant almost went home not because he lost a challenge but because his own teammate/ex-girlfriend mocked him with “one of the most offensive pranks” in MTV Challenge history
by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2012, 10:43AM
For the third year in a row, the American radical right expands dramatically, led by the antigovernment ‘Patriot’ movement.
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 6:43PM
One of the women who stood in front and blocked the giant big rigs carrying Keystone XL pipeline was a 92-year-old grandmother.
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 6:23PM
Katy Butler, a 16-year old from Ann Arbor, Mich., delivered more than 200,000 signatures to the Motion Picture Association of America on Wednesday urging them to change the rating of the documentary “Bully” to PG-13 so more young people can see it.
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 5:40PM
According to ABC News Limbaugh has lost 42 advertisers but he told his listeners today that “everything’s cool,” that those advertisers have little if any impact on the show’s revenues.
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 4:51PM
After more than three decades, NBC’s New York affiliate WNBC/Channel 4 is getting rid of anchorwoman Sue Simmons.
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 4:30PM
A billboard portraying a black man with a metal collar around his neck has sparked controversy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, according to PennLive.com
by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 2:41PM
This Dollar Shave Club commercial (that takes confidence cues from the Old Spice man) had me until they introduced Alejandra.
by Jamilah King on March 7 2012, 9:12AM
Following the release of his fourth studio album “Black Radio”, the pianist and producer sat down with Colorlines.com to talk how he’s successfully blended jazz with hip-hop — and why everyone seems to love it.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 4:12PM
Will you be in Austin next week?
by Jorge Rivas on March 6 2012, 1:04PM
Kaela, Kris Humphries’ older sister, has signed on with Ford Model’s Plus Size division.
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 6:47PM
The Broadway musical titled “Holler If Ya Hear Me” inspired by and featuring the music of the late Tupac Amaru Shakur is finally headed to Broadway!
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 6:14PM
The White Disney princess decorates the vanilla flavored side; the Black character decorates the watermelon flavored side. Stereotype much?
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 4:10PM
A lawsuit by a former employee is accusing Deen and her brother of using the N-word, sexual harassment, infliction of emotional distress and assault, RadarOnline.com is reporting.
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 1:34PM
Take a look at “Cholafied,” a Tumblr that gives today’s celebrities “sharpy eyebrows” and black lipliner.
by Jorge Rivas on March 2 2012, 3:11PM
Hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur Russell Simmons published a scathing critique of the film industry Friday and said the problem with those funding movies “is that while they believe in the concept of an all-inclusive, post-racial America, they don’t trust in it enough to bank on it.”
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2012, 6:35PM
“This is the end of this strike, but it is not the end of the struggle,” the students say.
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2012, 4:55PM
Republican Mayor Paul Bridges of Uvalda, Georgia talks about why he’s against HB 87, an immigration enforcement bill modeled on Arizona’s SB 1070 that passed the state legislature last year.
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2012, 2:30PM
The View host says she didn’t have the heart to tell people she wasn’t the Oscar winning actor they had in mind.