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The 14 Most Shocking Movie And TV Scenes Of 2018

We laughed, we cried, we gasped — here are the moments we can’t forget from Infinity War, Jane the Virgin, Widows, and more. Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS ahead.

Louis Peitzman • 9 months ago

KiKi Layne Is Receiving The Kind Of Hollywood Introduction Black Actors Never Get

When is the last time a dark-skinned black woman got to play a romantic lead in a critically acclaimed film directed by an Oscar winner? Spoiler: Never. More soft spoilers ahead.

Sylvia Obell • 9 months ago

17 Songs That Defined Our 2018

Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga are among the artists who helped us survive another chaotic year.

Louis Peitzman • 9 months ago

17 Songs That Defined Our 2018

Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, Ariana Grande, and Lady Gaga are among the artists who helped us survive another chaotic year.

Louis Peitzman • 9 months ago

The Premiere Of The "Surviving R. Kelly" Documentary Was Evacuated Over A Gun Threat

"What happened tonight was awful, especially for the women who had bravely shared their painful stories," #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke said.

Sylvia Obell • 9 months ago

Michael Shannon To Trump: "What Is Your End Game?"

The actor took the president to task on BuzzFeed News' Profile and told a story about running into Steve Bannon on a plane.

Sylvia Obell • 10 months ago

Will Time Ever Be Up For Abusive Men In Hip-Hop?

Throughout this past year of holding men in entertainment to task, the music industry has largely continued to overlook abuse allegations within its most popular genre, exhibiting a troubling lack of accountability.

Sylvia Obell • 10 months ago
Sylvia Obell • 10 months ago

The 14 Best Episodes Of “Insecure,” Ranked From Good To Perfect

From Malibu to Coachella to everywhere in between, we got y’all.

Sylvia Obell • 11 months ago

The Queen Of Romantic Comedy Makes Her Return In “Nappily Ever After”

Sanaa Lathan returns to romantic comedies in Netflix’s Nappily Ever After, except this time it’s all about loving herself. Warning: spoilers ahead.

Sylvia Obell • 11 months ago

Aretha Franklin Gave Black Women Something We Could Feel

While there’s no doubt Franklin’s music transcended genres and audiences, the Queen of Soul was first and foremost the voice of what it feels like to be a black woman in America.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

“Insecure” Season 3 Is All About New Beginnings

The new season demonstrates that, at its core, Issa Rae’s HBO comedy revolves around two characters, neither of whom is called Lawrence. (Warning: Light spoilers ahead.)

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

Are We Finally Getting A Rihanna Dancehall Album?

Fenty Beauty has been fun, but the world is ready for some new Fenty music.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

Here’s How Black Safe Spaces Can Be Better About Recognizing Trans Women

More often than not, black trans women aren’t recognized in spaces dedicated to celebrating and uplifting blackness. Actor Angelica Ross and activist Raquel Willis discuss ways to change that.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

Here's Why Alfre Woodard's Sensuality On "Luke Cage" Is So Important

The actor explains why Hollywood needs to do better about showing that sex doesn’t stop with age; it gets better.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

Netflix Just Reached Peak Black

The streaming service brought 47 of its black actors together to re-create an iconic photo and make a bold statement about its stance on representation in Hollywood.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

Finally, A TV Show That Will Renew Your Faith In Love

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil have an undefeated track record when it comes to creating the bold black narratives we crave. Their latest offering comes straight from the heart.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

A Definitive Ranking Of Black TV Dads

From Randall on This Is Us to James Evans Sr. from Good Times, we've got the good, the corny, and the trifling. Let's fight about it.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

"Queen Sugar" Is Taking On National Anthem Protests

The Ava DuVernay series takes a stand on kneeling in the Season 3 premiere.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago

"Solo" Cements Donald Glover's Evolution From Awkward To Badass

We’ve seen Glover’s sex appeal in his music and onstage, but in Solo we finally get to witness it on the big screen as well.

Sylvia Obell • One year ago