“The oldest man in my family is 27,” reveals MSNBC contributor, columnist and filmmaker Goldie Taylor, who has launched a Kickstarter to support a documentary on her hometown, East St. Louis, Illinois.
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ScHoolboy Q’s latest music video for “Hoover Street” visualizes a journey for the rapper that makes us glad he turned to storytelling.
Summer Reading – Check out these five books that defy the absence of people of color in mainstream post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.
‘Half Of A Yellow Sun,’ an epic Nigerian drama starring Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (’12 Years A Slave’) and Thandie Newton (‘For Colored Girls’), is set for a U.S. premiere on May 16th in New York City.
This week a global event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) memorializes those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence. See this massive list of events to attend Nov. 20-26.
Judge Greg Mathis is coming down from the bench to help understaffed police departments bring criminals to justice with his new show, ‘The Mathis Project.’
‘Tula, The Revolt,’ a film based on the 1795 slave uprising on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, is gearing up for a July 2013 theatrical release with an official trailer and brand new poster.
Criticism of Beyoncé’s feminism is pushing feminist women of color further away from the movement’s already less inclusive “fourth wave.”
Snoop Lion and Miley Cyrus come together for a reggae-influenced “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks.”
Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg) is all about the peace and non-violence on his new single, “No Guns Allowed,” which features Drake and Snoop’s daughter, Cori B.
Do you believe Chris Dorner is right for what he is doing? Are his actions justified or inexcusable and wrong? Do you think there is some merit to what he believes is injustice and corruption within the LAPD?
While some may feel Django Unchained’s biggest attribute is its White director, the bloody Pre-Civil War era “spaghetti Western” film is way more than “a movie about a Black slave killing White people.” And who better to make it?
A few days ago, we shared the news that Ke$ha’s #1 hit single “Die Young” has been removed from radio stations, due to the tragic news of the 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, Conn, which happened last Friday. Well apparently Ke$ha made a few more tweets stating that she was FORCED to sing the song, which lead many fans to become upset, being that she had a part in writing it.
Raising awareness in conjunction with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25), French women’s rights group Ni Putes Ni Soumises (NPNS – Neither Whores Nor Submissives) released these graphic ads designed by BETC.
New on-set photos give us our first look at ‘Tula, The Revolt,’ a film based on the 1795 slave uprising on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. Directed by Dutch director Jeroen Leinders, the film stars Danny Glover and an international cast that includes Obi Abili, Jeroen Krabbé, Derek de Lint, Henriette Tol and Barry Hay.
In case you missed it, check out the candid Rihanna interview on Oprah’s Next Chapter, which aired Sunday, August 19th. The Bajan pop superstar, who showed moments of sincere vulnerability, charming happiness and epic loneliness while chatting with Oprah, revealed powerful feelings and lessons she’s learned in her 8-year career.
Following Frank Ocean’s open bi-sexuality, popular ungerground hip-hop artist Murs premieres a soul-stirring new video for his single “Animal Style” — where the rapper tackles anti-gay rhetoric, religion, identity, love, teen suicide and so much more.
As the 2012 Cannes Film Festival is now officially underway, English actor/musician Robert Pattison covers the May 2012 issue of french publication, Télérama. He stars in David Cronenberg’s intense drama film ‘Cosmopolis,’ which will be competing for festival’s highest prize.
Major WTF!? Childish Gambino recently unleashed some new lyrical fire over a Donkey Kong-sampling track entitled, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Despite the great punchlines, Gambino goes too far with a joke about Trayvon Martin’s death.
This is no Twilight, kids. The upcoming David Cronenberg drama film starring Robert Pattinson introduces us to a performance by Pattinson that many never saw coming—myself included! The 30-second teaser alone makes this film a must-see for 2012.