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Watch Imara Jones on 'Caffeine TV' Debut Play

Watch Imara Jones on ‘Caffeine TV’ Debut

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 10:45AM

If you like his take on race and economic justice on Colorlines, tune in!

Topics: Culture, Economic Justice

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS] Photo

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS]

by Kai Wright, Gerard Gaskin on September 11 2014, 7:00AM

Mainstream pop culture has spent decades mining the house ballroom scene of black LGBTQ communities for inspiration—without recognition, or pay.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Gender & Sexuality

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

by Jamilah King on January 9 2014, 1:35PM

Meet Xavier Payne, a 25-year-old graphic designer from Nashville.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

On Baby Blue Ivy Carter and the Alleged Ugliness of Blackness

On Baby Blue Ivy Carter and the Alleged Ugliness of Blackness

by Akiba Solomon on January 13 2012, 9:58AM

Of all the madness surrounding Beyonce and Jay Z’s newborn, the self-hating attacks on black beauty were the most disturbing. But even in a time when calling babies ugly in print is OK, we can still find solace. In good books.

Topics: Gender, Arts & Culture, Blue Ivy

Top Songs on Our Colorlines.com Summertime Soundtrack

Top Songs on Our Colorlines.com Summertime Soundtrack

by Jorge Rivas, Jamilah King on June 22 2011, 12:25PM

Whether you’re kicking back at the beach or lounging around the office, we’ve got a list of songs to help get your summer started off on the right foot.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Re-Branding Revolution: 7 Icons Pimped for Profit and Empire

Re-Branding Revolution: 7 Icons Pimped for Profit and Empire

by Stokely Baksh, Jamilah King on May 25 2011, 12:40PM

Chavez as a Navy ship? Ghandi as a corporate salesman? Here’s a handful of the most laughable appropriations of radical political history.

Topics: History

Oprah's Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

Oprah’s Conflicted, Empowering, Shaming Bond With Women Like Me

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Media, Oprah

People.com Editor Janet Mock Tells Her Story: 'I Was Born a Boy'

People.com Editor Janet Mock Tells Her Story: ‘I Was Born a Boy’

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.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Media

The Best Black Comedy You're Not Watching

The Best Black Comedy You’re Not Watching

by Akiba Solomon on May 9 2011, 9:18AM

“The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl and Friends” is must-see (Web) TV. Here’s why.

Topics: Gender, Arts & Culture

A Few of My Favorite Things: 'The Good Wife'

A Few of My Favorite Things: ‘The Good Wife’

by Rinku Sen on March 1 2011, 10:08AM

Because life can’t be all about doing stuff—sometimes, you gotta just indulge great TV.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Movement

Grammy Award Recap: Angry Bieber Fans Hack Jazz History

Grammy Award Recap: Angry Bieber Fans Hack Jazz History

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2011, 12:33PM

Esperanza Spalding becomes first jazz artist to steal the show, enrages millions of teens.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Filmmakers Look Behind Hollywood's Lens on Race

Filmmakers Look Behind Hollywood’s Lens on Race

by Greg Varner on December 17 2010, 10:07AM

As Oscar buzz builds, Greg Varner talks with documentary filmmakers about some of history’s best—and worst—representations of people of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Oprah: 'I'm Not Even Kind of a Lesbian'

Oprah: ‘I’m Not Even Kind of a Lesbian’

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2010, 4:39PM

And Barbara Walters is still asking people about their sexuality.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oprah

The Queen of Soul’s Vibrant Court

by Kai Wright on December 9 2010, 1:49PM

Our thoughts are with Aretha, and all of the talents she’s inspired.

Topics: Kai Wright

Five Artists Who Are Keeping the Soul in American Music

Five Artists Who Are Keeping the Soul in American Music

by Jamilah King on December 7 2010, 10:27AM

Jamilah King celebrates the year’s renaissance of soul music—whatever that is.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Five Things People Are Saying About

Five Things People Are Saying About “For Colored Girls”

by Jamilah King on November 9 2010, 9:37AM

We rounded up what the Web has to say about Tyler Perry’s most talked about film to date.

Topics: Arts & Culture, For Colored Girls

Antoine Dodson's Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

Antoine Dodson’s Halloween Costumes Went Horribly Wrong

by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2010, 1:53PM

We told you so.

Topics: Antoine Dodson, Media

“Project Runway” Replay: Mondo Guerra Shows How to Walk Free

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2010, 10:35AM

Last week’s season finale reminds us of a revolutionary moment in reality TV earlier this year.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Readers Ask Our Opinion on Halloween Wigs

Readers Ask Our Opinion on Halloween Wigs

by Channing Kennedy on October 31 2010, 9:46AM

A roundup of the week’s best conversations, with a Halloween theme.

Topics: Halloween Don'ts

Northwestern's Dean Asks Students,

Northwestern’s Dean Asks Students, “Is Your Costume Racist?”

by Jorge Rivas on October 27 2010, 2:51PM

Campus leaders hope students can avoid making headlines in blackface again this year.

Topics: Halloween Don'ts

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