by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 1:44PM
The actor took to the David Letterman Show to read portions of Adam Mansbach’s hilarious new children’s book for parents.
by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 9:27AM
The NAACP and Urban League have said the deal is good for people of color. But media justice advocates insist it’ll threaten equal access and drive up costs—and they charge civil rights groups are selling out.
by Stokely Baksh on June 15 2011, 9:49AM
A new study breaks down the significant racial disparity in media consumption, and advocates point out what it means for the politics of media regulation.
by Thoai Lu on June 14 2011, 2:27PM
Eric Bolling may be auditioning for Glenn Beck’s old job as America’s most popular race-baiter.
by Thoai Lu on June 10 2011, 2:40PM
Two men have been convicted of the first slaying of a working journalist in over two decades.
by Thoai Lu on June 10 2011, 1:39PM
The actor was the recipient of American Film Institute’s Life Achievement award. Director Spike Lee was also honored.
by Jamilah King on June 3 2011, 1:42PM
Yes, people really are trying to ruin some of your fondest childhood memories.
by Julianne Hing on June 1 2011, 9:00AM
Is it okay to compare one derogatory slur with another?
by Channing Kennedy on May 31 2011, 12:02PM
But the fight against systemic racism continues.
by Julianne Hing on May 25 2011, 9:18AM
I believe, even on my meanest days, that Oprah’s quest for global dominance is fueled at least in part by a desire to do some good. And anyway, I could not turn away from her even if I bothered to try.
by Jamilah King on May 23 2011, 9:35AM
Reel Grrls haven’t backed down after an exec threatened to pull sponsorship for their critique of Republican FCC members’ shady ties to Comcast.
by Julianne Hing on May 20 2011, 2:40PM
In a video for the “It Gets Better” campaign, the writer opens up about the pain, ridicule and isolation she endured before her transition.
by Akiba Solomon on May 20 2011, 12:20PM
In its lust for a salacious scoop, Rupert Murdoch’s chronically race-baiting tabloid has made both the alleged victim and her community into the villains.
by Jamilah King on May 19 2011, 11:45AM
The revolving door between policymakers and the companies they regulate has rarely swung so brazenly as it has for the outgoing FCC commissioner.
by Akiba Solomon on May 17 2011, 12:33PM
A London School of Economics psychology professor creates bar graphs to show how black women are uglier than women of other races. Psychology Today publishes it. Sigh.
by Akiba Solomon on May 16 2011, 11:30AM
He told the Times that he couldn’t write a feel-good black memoir without being honest and challenging what he says is one of the community’s biggest taboos.
by Channing Kennedy on May 10 2011, 12:17PM
He says he can’t be racist, since a black person won his game show once.
by Akiba Solomon on April 29 2011, 12:32PM
If we’re talking royal fantasies, I’d choose Prince Akeem over Prince William any day.