Arts & Culture
by Jamilah King on January 20 2012, 9:44AM
One of the buzz-making features at Sundance this weekend is “Mosquita y Mari,” an indy film about Chicana teens in L.A. It’s the latest film shepherded by Sundance’s NativeLabs, which has supported 70 indigenous filmmakers in telling their own stories.
by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 4:53PM
Last week it was George Lucas saying Hollywood studios don’t fund films with black leads and this week we’ve got Tyler Perry saying “movies starring an all African American cast are on the verge of becoming extinct.”
by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 1:21PM
Reports that rapper has renounced the b-word following the birth of his daughter have been denied by his representatives.
by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:42PM
The new promo ad released by Beyoncé Knowles’ camp to promote the 2011 album “4,” finds Beyoncé with blonde hair, bleached eyebrows and the lightest skin we’ve ever seen on her.
by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 3:27PM
Bill O’Reilly Explains the Difference Between Ice Cube and Ice-T.
by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2012, 3:17PM
Watch a 12-year old Kanye West read his original poem dedicated to MLK.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 6:41PM
*Mosquita y Mari*—the film about two Chicana teenagers growing up in Huntington Park, one of the most vibrant immigrant Latino communities in Los Angeles—now has an official trailer.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 5:51PM
Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer made in to W Magazine’s best performance issue that highlights twenty of “this years brightest stars.”
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 3:49PM
Comedy Central’s The Daily Show announced last week comedian Jessica Williams will be joining the show’s cast of correspondents.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 2:20PM
French fashion magazine L’Officiel, “the Bible of fashion and of high society,” has put Chanel Iman on the cover of their February issue.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 2:10PM
According to the historians about the only thing that’s true in the film is that working black women in the South often labored as domestic servants in white homes.
by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 11:33AM
When Meryl Streep took the stage to deliver her acceptance speech for winning the Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress she mentioned Adepero Oduye’s name as someone who could be up on that stage winning that same award.
by Channing Kennedy on January 17 2012, 9:37AM
Colorlines.com readers talk football, “family values,” and race.
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by Channing Kennedy on January 17 2012, 9:36AM
The joke-rap critical darling has never shied away from race and politics. Now he’s heading home, to help SEVA NY fight for fair representation for Queens’ newest immigrant communities.
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