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'Mad Men's' First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

‘Mad Men’s’ First Black Character Finally Gets a Storyline

by Jamilah King on April 21 2014, 11:06AM

And it only took seven seasons.

Topics: Culture

'Boondocks' Creator Aaron McGruder to Produce New Show Called 'Black Jesus'

‘Boondocks’ Creator Aaron McGruder to Produce New Show Called ‘Black Jesus’

by Jamilah King on March 12 2014, 11:30AM

The show will debut later this year on “Adult Swim.”

Topics: Culture

Coca-Cola's Long Culture War

Coca-Cola’s Long Culture War

by Jeff Chang on February 5 2014, 7:00AM

The company’s Super Bowl ad stirred the ire of English-only trolls. But radical, it ain’t.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

'The Boondocks' Season 4 Has an Official Air Date

‘The Boondocks’ Season 4 Has an Official Air Date

by Jamilah King on January 21 2014, 11:20AM

And all is right in the world again.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

Q-Tip Teams Up With Leonardo DiCaprio for Native Tongues TV Series

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 1:26PM

The Golden Era of hip-hop is making its way to a TV screen near you.

Topics: Arts & Culture

TV's (Slowly) Widening Race Lens

TV’s (Slowly) Widening Race Lens

by Teresa Wiltz on December 20 2013, 7:00AM

2013’s a reminder that TV has never been better. It’s even getting a little better on race. A little.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Seth Green Insists 'Dads' Isn't Racist, It's Just Comedy

Seth Green Insists ‘Dads’ Isn’t Racist, It’s Just Comedy

by Jamilah King on September 19 2013, 2:10PM

But people who’ve watched the trailer disagree.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Lifetime Says 'Devious Maids' Is a Hit, Renews Second Season

Lifetime Says ‘Devious Maids’ Is a Hit, Renews Second Season

by Jamilah King on August 14 2013, 9:19AM

Will you be watching?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Sherri Shepherd Fuels Rumors 'The View' May Add Latina

Sherri Shepherd Fuels Rumors ‘The View’ May Add Latina

by Jorge Rivas on May 13 2013, 1:02PM

ABC’s “The View” may be adding an exotic kind of Latina: A republican Latina.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Shonda Rhimes on TV's Lack of Diversity: 'I Think It's Sad and Weird'

Shonda Rhimes on TV’s Lack of Diversity: ‘I Think It’s Sad and Weird’

by Jamilah King on May 9 2013, 4:14PM

The most powerful woman in television has a lot to say. And she’s so on point.

Topics: /NOW

Magic Johnson's TV Network Launching All Black 'The View' Like Talk Show

Magic Johnson’s TV Network Launching All Black ‘The View’ Like Talk Show

by Jorge Rivas on April 30 2013, 1:00PM

Magic Johnson’s cable network “Exhale” is launching a talkshow similar to “The View” that will be co-hosted by five black women.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Rubio's Recycled Talking Points on Immigration

Watch Rubio’s Recycled Talking Points on Immigration

by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 11:49AM

The Daily Beast compiled a video sequence that illustrates how Rubio recycled his talking points over and over.

Topics: /NOW

Jamie Foxx Wears Trayvon Martin, Sandy Hook Shirt to MTV Movie Awards

Jamie Foxx Wears Trayvon Martin, Sandy Hook Shirt to MTV Movie Awards

by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 10:57AM

Foxx wore the Trayvon Martin t-shirt just weeks before his killer goes to trial.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

by Jorge Rivas on March 27 2013, 12:33PM

The number of Asian and Latino writers is up. But black writers saw the lowest percentage increase.

Topics: Media, /NOW

ColorOfChange Launches Petition Urging Fox to Cancel 'Cops'

ColorOfChange Launches Petition Urging Fox to Cancel ‘Cops’

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 1:45PM

In the email sent to members, ColorOfChange said the “stakes couldn’t be higher” considering “the real-world backdrop of an American culture that views young men like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Russell Davis with suspicion.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

FOX Developing OJ Simpson Drama

FOX Developing OJ Simpson Drama

by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2013, 12:25PM

Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson will adapt Jeffrey Toobin’s book “The People v. O.J. Simpson.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Touré Makes the Case Against Calling Immigrants 'Illegals' on MSNBC

Touré Makes the Case Against Calling Immigrants ‘Illegals’ on MSNBC

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2013, 11:53AM

And he used Martha Stewart as an example.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Get Ready for Downton Abbey's First Black Character

Get Ready for Downton Abbey’s First Black Character

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2013, 11:48AM

Guess who’s coming to tea.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chuck D. On CNN: 'Since Reagan And Bush, There's Been Nothing But Guns And Drugs In The Black Community'

Chuck D. On CNN: ‘Since Reagan And Bush, There’s Been Nothing But Guns And Drugs In The Black Community’

by Jorge Rivas on February 26 2013, 3:40PM

Hip hop artist Chuck D. was a guest on CNN with Carol Costello earlier today to discuss the impact that the slaying of Trayvon Martin had on the nation one year later. “The bottom line is this: back when I…

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

Formerly Undocumented Teen Inocente Recognized On Oscar Stage

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 10:22AM

Watch the short documentary “Inocente” about a homeless undocumented teen on Colorlines.com

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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