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Steve McQueen Working With Russell Simmons on HBO Drama

Steve McQueen Working With Russell Simmons on HBO Drama

by Jamilah King on October 29 2013, 3:05PM

The drama explores a young black man’s experiences navigating New York City’s high society.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

HBO's 'Girls' May Be About to Welcome Its First Black Girl Character

HBO’s ‘Girls’ May Be About to Welcome Its First Black Girl Character

by Jamilah King on September 16 2013, 11:10AM

Something new to look forward to in the show’s third season.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch the New Trailer for HBO's 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight'

Watch the New Trailer for HBO’s ‘Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight’

by Jamilah King on August 27 2013, 1:44PM

Ali’s biggest opponent? The U.S. government.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch: HBO's 'Gideon's Army' Follows Public Defenders in the Deep South

Watch: HBO’s ‘Gideon’s Army’ Follows Public Defenders in the Deep South

by Jamilah King on June 3 2013, 1:54PM

Despite a landmark Supreme Court ruling over 50 years ago, racial inequality colors the fight for justice in America. A new documentary provides a few first-hand accounts.

Topics: /NOW

 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Responds to Critics of his 'Girls' Review

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Responds to Critics of his ‘Girls’ Review

by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 10:47AM

This time around he’s written a piece to respond to those that were surprised that a former basketball player could actually deconstruct and analyze pop culture.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reviews 'Girls,' Calls Donald Glover Role 'Some Jungle Fever Lover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reviews ‘Girls,’ Calls Donald Glover Role ‘Some Jungle Fever Lover”

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 11:02AM

His review touches on race, sex, name drops “My So Called Life” and says directors and artist Miranda July may be a more accurate “voice of a generation adrift.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Girls' Spoiler: Donald Glover is Lena Dunham's Republican Boyfriend

‘Girls’ Spoiler: Donald Glover is Lena Dunham’s Republican Boyfriend

by Jorge Rivas on January 7 2013, 2:04PM

Early reviews of the second season describe Glover’s role as a big unexplained jump.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Critic Says HBO's 'Newsroom' Characters of Color are Not Very Developed

Critic Says HBO’s ‘Newsroom’ Characters of Color are Not Very Developed

by Jorge Rivas on June 22 2012, 4:42PM

Aaron Sorkin’s highly anticipated series “The Newsroom” premieres this Sunday on HBO with plenty of TV critics already calling it a game changer for television.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Donald Glover Seen Canoodling With Lena Dunham on Set of 'Girls'

Donald Glover Seen Canoodling With Lena Dunham on Set of ‘Girls’

by Jorge Rivas on May 22 2012, 2:42PM

Now everyone is dying to know if Glover is a new love interest on the show.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

HBO and VICE Partner for News Magazine Show, International Stories Expected

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 2:31PM

While a lot of VICE Magazine’s print content demeans people regularly, historically their video content has humanized those living in marginalized groups of society in ways other big media doesn’t even begin to approach.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Lena Dunham Responds to Why HBO's 'Girls' Is So White

Lena Dunham Responds to Why HBO’s ‘Girls’ Is So White

by Jorge Rivas on May 7 2012, 5:11PM

HBO’s new series “Girls” has received a lot of criticism for the show’s lack of diversity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Understanding Hipster Racism: Lester Bangs' 1979

Understanding Hipster Racism: Lester Bangs’ 1979 “White Noise Supremacists”

by Channing Kennedy on April 27 2012, 4:30PM

The late rock critic took his scene, and himself, to task for “racist chic” back in 1979. His message and analysis is sadly relevant today.

Topics: Arts & Culture, History

HBO's 'Girls' Writer: Defecating is 'Taking Obama to the White House'

HBO’s ‘Girls’ Writer: Defecating is ‘Taking Obama to the White House’

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

HBO's 'Latino List' Shows Complexities of Being Latino in the U.S.

HBO’s ‘Latino List’ Shows Complexities of Being Latino in the U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2011, 2:02PM

HBO’s “The Latino List” is an exploration of what it takes and what it means to be a successful Latino in the US today.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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