American Pharoah, the favorite of the race, won the 2015 Kentucky Derby in front of a record crowd at the Churchill Downs Saturday. The win marks the second consecutive victory for jockey and Mexico City native Victor Espinoza, who took first place last year atop California Chrome.
Maybe we haven’t come as far as you think?
“Systemic racism: Is that really a thing?”
I love you, family. But this was weird.
One writer who suffered multiple miscarriages explains how stigma discourages Asian-American women from seeking reproductive and mental health care. Read that essay and other stories from BuzzFeed, The Atlantic, Wired, and Oxford American.
Though they’re separated by decades, TV’s two Asian-American family sitcoms have a lot in common. For one thing, their subjects don’t like them.
“I’m Michelle Khare and I’m challenging Andy Bell to a race!”
This week, BuzzFeed exposed therapists who attempt to “cure” gay people. Read that and other stories from The Toast, The New Yorker, Salon, and more.
Do you really think that racism is over because we have a black president?
Two black actors discuss pilot season.
I’m a black actor who managed to land a role that in the past probably wouldn’t have even existed as an option for me.
Three Instagram photos showed Jenner with dark skin, as well as glittery and with purple hair.
This week, BuzzFeed Ideas shared a series of essays from actors of color on their casting experiences. Read those stories and others from Medium, Jezebel, Pitchfork, The Atlantic, and more.
No, I’m not happy to “just be here.” Racism doesn’t vanish the moment we set foot into the ivory towers and glittering soirees of the literati.
And, actor Isaiah Washington has a tip for avoiding racial profiling.
As a Taiwanese-American actor, I can’t afford to pass on every role that calls for an “Asian accent.” Sometimes the parts are even good. The problem is, I can’t do one.
Even after I was cast, the onus was on me to show the white, male writers how my character could be a black woman.
More diversity in television means more actors can leave the Weave Protection Program.
Can I Guess What Race Best Defines You?
Hold Shonda Rhimes’ purse, people.
After I wrote an essay about my college experience, lots of people are talking about universities, fraternities, and race. But what happens next?
The 1990s had better music, but it was a more primitive time. Science is a constantly changing endeavor.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced Sunday that employees will no longer write “Race Together” on coffee cups. He also said the program had “originally planned” to end Sunday.
State lawmakers and activists are demanding the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s authority be curtailed following the controversial arrest of a University of Virginia student.
“Young black fiction writers in the U.S. often face a strange obstacle as they try to figure out who they are — it’s called American literature.”
“A Black Girl’s History With White Southern Frat Racism,” an essay about a black alumni’s time on campus, prompted some at the school to speak out. It also prompted the administration to advise its students not to share the article.
Martese Johnson, the UVA student whose bloody arrest at the hands of Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents sparked a public outcry, said he will fight the charges stemming from the incident.
An international cast of gorgeous male models shows just how drastically the physical attributes of the “ideal man” vary across 12 different countries.