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16 Black actresses protest anti-Blackness in the industry at Cannes Film Festival
Review Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston’s book on one of the last Africans in the Atlantic slave trade
Book publicist Saraciea Fennell is bringing a POC centered book festival to the Bronx-It’s lit!
Spike Lee receives standing ovation for “BlacKkKlansman” in triumphant return to Cannes
When your mother is your first abuser
Tina Knowles reveals she put her daughters in counseling at an early age
NBA winner Jacqueline Woodson releases excerpt from new book, “Harbor Me”
Janelle Monáe and the road to ‘Dirty Computer’
Black women have been organizing against R. Kelly since long before his #MeToo reckoning
Jordan Peele reveals title of new film, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke rumored to star
Junot Díaz accused of sexual harassment and sexist behavior
Childish Gambino’s racially charged “This is America” draws criticism, praise
‘Time’s Up’ sets sights on R.Kelly
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Nia DaCosta wins Nora Ephron Award at Tribeca Film Festival for ‘Little Woods”
Janelle Monae confirms her queerness ahead of release of ‘Dirty Computer’
We let Kanye get away with being Kanye for too long
Janelle Monáe’s ‘Pynk’ subtly acknowledges the existence of trans bodies, but we deserve more than that
The tragedy and hilarity of Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Fix My Life’ antics with Hazel-E
Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize
WATCH: Beyoncé turned Coachella into #Beychella and put on ‘for the culture’
White liberals stay predicting dystopias caused by whiteness—without doing anything about it
Black dreams and storytelling have long been a part of the push towards Black liberation
“The Shape of Water” and the problem with “privilege”: Escaping oppression at the expense of destroying it
For Black girls who don’t tesser well
Marvel taps Nnedi Okorafor to write Wakanda Forever series starring the Dora Milaje
“Use your white voice”: Why the ‘Sorry to Bother You’ trailer speaks to me
Sonya Renee Taylor’s ‘The Body Is Not An Apology’: Unlocking the radical self-love that is already ours
Meg’s journey in ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ reminds me of my own struggle with love
‘Get Out’s Jordan Peele makes history as the first Black person to win Best Original Screenplay Oscar
Sometimes, I give gentrifiers the wrong directions when they get lost
“E pluribus unum”: Federalism is a reactionary structure built on anti-Blackness
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
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