Gender & Sexuality
Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize
Finalists for 30th annual Lambda Literary awards honoring LGBTQ literature announced
Yance Ford becomes first trans director to receive an Oscar nomination
Oprah Winfrey dedicates Golden Globes Lifetime Achievement award to civil rights icon Recy Taylor
SZA leads women Grammy nominees with 5, dripping Black Girl Magic everywhere
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
Who needs white awards for Black Excellence? No, I’m not “just happy to be nominated”
National Book Awards finalists show that black art matters
BET Finally Acquires the Soul Train Brand
Black Girls Rock! Pushes Back Against Erasure Of Black Women On TV
Award-winning director Alton Glass makes history, wins in all nominated categories at Black Film Festival
Why Macklemore beat your favorite rapper
History made: highest number of Black actor nominations in Golden Globe Awards this year
Rihanna makes history by receiving first-ever “AMA Icon” Award
BET founder Robert L. Johnson to receive highest form of recognition in media
For Your Consideration: Summer M.’s Movie Pitch
How targeting Ilhan Omar instead of white supremacy furthered both anti-Semitism & Islamophobia
Delectable Negroes: On precarity, death, and the Black queer male body
We need to make proactive accountability regular praxis in organizing and beyond
The recent college admissions scandal is just a fraction of the rigged American Education System
How prison-based thinking warps a lack of empathy for “deserving” victims to harm the vulnerable
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