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 • One day ago

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

Louis Peitzman • One day ago

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

Louis Peitzman • 2 days ago

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

Sylvia Obell • 11 days ago

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 • One month ago

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 • One month ago

The devil is not welcome here.

Sylvia Obell • One month ago

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

Sylvia Obell • 2 months ago

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 • 2 months ago

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 • 4 months ago

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 • 4 months ago

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

Sylvia Obell • 4 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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

Sylvia Obell • 5 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 5 months ago

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 • 6 months ago

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

Sylvia Obell • 6 months ago

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 • 6 months ago

A friendly #ForTheCulture guide for anyone looking to root for everyone black this fall. (Network TV shows only: CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, and the CW.)

Sylvia Obell • 7 months ago