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Doc Film Wants Trans Women to Shout: 'I'm Still Here!' Play

Doc Film Wants Trans Women to Shout: ‘I’m Still Here!’

by Jamilah King on February 25 2015, 3:20PM

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is a the subject of a forthcoming documentary film.

Topics: Culture

John Legend, Alejandro González Iñárritu Won The Night With Their Oscar Speeches Play

John Legend, Alejandro González Iñárritu Won The Night With Their Oscar Speeches

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:16AM

The night was surprisingly political.

Topics: Culture

Did Racism Strip Jackie Robinson West of Its Little League Title? Play

Did Racism Strip Jackie Robinson West of Its Little League Title?

by Jamilah King on February 16 2015, 11:50AM

That’s what supporters are saying as they fight to clear the team’s name.

Topics: Culture

Kendrick Lamar's New Track Played More Than a Million Times in Less Than a Day Play

Kendrick Lamar’s New Track Played More Than a Million Times in Less Than a Day

by Jamilah King on February 10 2015, 10:29AM

“The Blacker the Berry” dropped last night.

Topics: Culture

Jay Smooth Has the Last Word on Marshawn Lynch

Jay Smooth Has the Last Word on Marshawn Lynch

by Jamilah King on February 4 2015, 12:17PM

The Seattle Seahawks may have lost last weekend’s Super Bowl, but Marshawn Lynch is still winning, says Jay Smooth.

Topics: Culture

Video: How 'Broken Windows' Policing Harms People of Color Play

Video: How ‘Broken Windows’ Policing Harms People of Color

by Jamilah King on February 4 2015, 10:49AM

Here, an animated look at the idea’s history.

Topics: Culture

Watch Comedian Jenny Yang Respond to 'Ask An Asian' Questions Play

Watch Comedian Jenny Yang Respond to ‘Ask An Asian’ Questions

by Jamilah King on February 3 2015, 10:18AM

The comedian takes on the Internet’s stupidity.

Topics: Culture

Watch Kanye West Serenade His Daughter in New Video Play

Watch Kanye West Serenade His Daughter in New Video

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 11:43AM

The rapper debuted the new video on “Ellen.”

Topics: Culture

Watch Captain Sikh America in 'Red, White and Beard' Play

Watch Captain Sikh America in ‘Red, White and Beard’

by Jamilah King on January 21 2015, 4:14PM

In this 11-minute short film viewers get a longer look at at Singh’s work.

Topics: Culture

South Side Residents Open Chicago's 'Dream Cafe' on MLK Day Play

South Side Residents Open Chicago’s ‘Dream Cafe’ on MLK Day

by Jamilah King on January 20 2015, 11:30AM

It’s the neighborhood’s first farm-to-table cafe.

Topics: Culture

Video: What It's Like to Get Kicked Out of Your Neighborhood Play

Video: What It’s Like to Get Kicked Out of Your Neighborhood

by Jamilah King on January 15 2015, 11:00AM

Kai takes us on a tour of his neighborhood in San Francisco’s Mission district.

Topics: Culture

Watch Childish Gambino Perform 'Sober' on Jimmy Kimmel Play

Watch Childish Gambino Perform ‘Sober’ on Jimmy Kimmel

by Jamilah King on January 14 2015, 1:31PM

The official video for the song was released late last week.

Topics: Culture

Video: Debunking the Myth of Race in 3 Minutes Play

Video: Debunking the Myth of Race in 3 Minutes

by Jamilah King on January 13 2015, 11:09AM

Think you’ve got it all figured out? You don’t.

Topics: /NOW

Margaret Cho Isn't Apologizing for That Golden Globes North Korea Skit Play

Margaret Cho Isn’t Apologizing for That Golden Globes North Korea Skit

by Jamilah King on January 13 2015, 10:37AM

The comedian joked on Twitter, “I’m not playing the race card, I’m playing the rice card.”

Topics: Culture

'Selma' Wins Golden Globe for Song 'Glory' Play

‘Selma’ Wins Golden Globe for Song ‘Glory’

by Jamilah King on January 12 2015, 2:05PM

Watch Common and John Legend accept the award from Prince.

Topics: Culture

Watch Gina Rodriguez's Tearful Golden Globe Speech Play

Watch Gina Rodriguez’s Tearful Golden Globe Speech

by Jamilah King on January 12 2015, 10:30AM

The actress won the award for her role in “Jane the Virgin.”

Topics: Culture

Staying Alive, as a Black Man [VIDEO] Play

Staying Alive, as a Black Man [VIDEO]

by Kai Wright on January 9 2015, 12:33PM

Two men living with HIV share their personal stories of keeping well in a world in which the average black man dies far younger than the nation overall.

Topics: Health

Video: Police Killings Create Unity in South Los Angeles Play

Video: Police Killings Create Unity in South Los Angeles

by Jamilah King on January 9 2015, 12:22PM

They want justice for Omar Abrego and Ezell Ford.

Topics: /NOW

Spike Lee Testifies About D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' Play

Spike Lee Testifies About D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’

by Jamilah King on December 18 2014, 10:41AM

You can too.

Topics: Culture

Watch Lauryn Hill Perform 'Ready or Not' Live in Ghana Play

Watch Lauryn Hill Perform ‘Ready or Not’ Live in Ghana

by Jamilah King on December 18 2014, 10:19AM

She rocked it.

Topics: Culture

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