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Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:29PM

She’s the first transgender actress to be nominated for the award.

Topics: Culture

Uzo Aduba Never Thought About Changing Her Nigerian Name

Uzo Aduba Never Thought About Changing Her Nigerian Name

by Jamilah King on June 25 2014, 1:13PM

“If they can learn to say Tchaikovsky and Michelangelo and Dostoyevsky, they can learn to say Uzoamaka.”

Topics: Culture

Critics That 'Orange is the New Black' Can't Win Over? The Formerly Incarcerated

Critics That ‘Orange is the New Black’ Can’t Win Over? The Formerly Incarcerated

by Jamilah King on June 20 2014, 10:43AM

One woman who spent four years in state prison reviews Netflix’s big summer hit.

Topics: Culture

'Orange is the New Black' Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

‘Orange is the New Black’ Star Diane Guerrero on Stereotypes of Latinas

by Jamilah King on June 12 2014, 10:57AM

The actress says she’s on the frontlines of fighting for better representation of people of color.

Topics: Culture

The Sewage-Filled Jail on 'Orange is the New Black' is Real

The Sewage-Filled Jail on ‘Orange is the New Black’ is Real

by Jamilah King on June 9 2014, 10:59AM

And a new campaign is out to bring attention to conditions in women’s prisons.

Topics: Culture

On 'Orange is the New Black' and Pregnancy in Prison

On ‘Orange is the New Black’ and Pregnancy in Prison

by Jamilah King on June 5 2014, 10:43AM

What happens when women give birth behind bars?

Topics: Culture

The Women's Prison Issues to Watch for in 'Orange is the New Black'

The Women’s Prison Issues to Watch for in ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 7:00AM

Beyond the glitz and glamor of the show’s second season are real-life issues that impact thousands of incarcerated women in the United States.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Angela Davis Talks 'Orange is the New Black,' Prison Abolition

Angela Davis Talks ‘Orange is the New Black,’ Prison Abolition

by Jamilah King on May 8 2014, 12:22PM

Yes, she’s watched the show.

Topics: Culture

'Orange is the New Black,' George Takei Star at GLAAD Awards

‘Orange is the New Black,’ George Takei Star at GLAAD Awards

by Jamilah King on May 5 2014, 10:00AM

The 25th annual awards ceremony took place over the weekend in New York City.

Topics: Culture

Here's the 'Orange is the New Black' Season 2 Trailer Play

Here’s the ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2 Trailer

by Jamilah King on April 18 2014, 10:50AM

Get ready to watch on June 6.

Topics: Culture

Get Ready for a Second Season of 'Orange is the New Black' Play

Get Ready for a Second Season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 11:35AM

Move over, House of Cards.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Your Favorite 'Orange Is the New Black' Actors Made a Christmas Video

Your Favorite ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actors Made a Christmas Video

by Jamilah King on December 4 2013, 10:18AM

Need a little something to get you into the holiday spirit? Look no further.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Issa Rae Pokes Fun at Miley Cyrus in 'Orange is the New Black and Sexy'

Issa Rae Pokes Fun at Miley Cyrus in ‘Orange is the New Black and Sexy’

by Jamilah King on October 30 2013, 1:35PM

Watch out, Piper Kerman.

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

Artist Creates 'Orange Is the New Black' Paper Dolls

Artist Creates ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Paper Dolls

by Jamilah King on August 20 2013, 4:45PM

For those who just can’t wait for the second season

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

How Does Jenji Kohan Write About Women of Color? With a White Lead

How Does Jenji Kohan Write About Women of Color? With a White Lead

by Jamilah King on August 14 2013, 9:49AM

The writer opened up about her success with “Orange is the New Black” on NPR.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Why 'Orange Is the New Black' Is So Addictive

Why ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Is So Addictive

by Von Diaz on August 2 2013, 7:15AM

The Netflix series sets the bar for a new kind of dramedy that carefully addresses gender, sexuality, and white privilege.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Media

Here's What You Probably Didn't Know About 'Orange is the New Black'

Here’s What You Probably Didn’t Know About ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on July 31 2013, 10:03AM

Five things to know about this summer’s most talked about new series.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

What to Watch For in the Second Season of 'Orange is the New Black'

What to Watch For in the Second Season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on July 30 2013, 9:30AM

Netflix’s new hit series “Orange is the New Black” has been renewed for a second season and will add at least one new cast member: Lorraine Toussaint, who will play a street wise former drug queen who used kids as…

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Transgender Actress Laverne Cox: 'Orange is the New Black' is a Big Deal

Transgender Actress Laverne Cox: ‘Orange is the New Black’ is a Big Deal

by Jamilah King on July 22 2013, 11:34AM

Cox is one bright spot in a show that’s trying really hard to be funny.

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