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Gender & Sexuality
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
Kim Kardashian West lobbied to commute Alice Marie Johnson’s cruel sentence. Now she’s out.
Watch: Kofi Siriboe’s new documentary leads a necessary discussion about Black mental health
‘The First Purge’ will finally center people of color in its violent, dystopian narrative
Pusha-T’s second diss of Drake takes feud to new levels, with some calling it a low blow
Roseanne reboot cancelled, its star dropped from agency after anti-Black tweet
Non-profit honoring Kanye’s mother to change name after beef with Kim Kardashian
Morgan Freeman accused of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment by 8 women
Comic: Stop pretending there’s no room for people of color in the fantasy realm
NFL announces new fine for players who “take a knee,” players push back
The Obamas sign multiyear Netflix production deal
“Why can’t we just let Black people enjoy something?”
‘MTV Shuga’ is a messy millennial edutainment series educating African youth about sexual health
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’
Quality, art, the culture of sameness, and white men’s egos
The Housing Crisis is intentional and Black communities are fighting back
Reflecting on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’ and physical memories of the enslaved
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