The 14 Best Episodes Of “Insecure,” Ranked From Good To Perfect
From Malibu to Coachella to everywhere in between, we got y’all.
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.
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.
“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.)
Are We Finally Getting A Rihanna Dancehall Album?
Fenty Beauty has been fun, but the world is ready for some new Fenty music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Queen Sugar" Is Taking On National Anthem Protests
The Ava DuVernay series takes a stand on kneeling in the Season 3 premiere.
"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.
Here Are The New Network Shows With Black Leads For Next Season
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.)
How "Dear White People" Handled All Sides Of The Abortion Debate
The episode brings new layers to the pro-choice narrative. “I wanted you to feel the loss,” said show creator Justin Simien. (Spoilers ahead.)
Joelle Finally Gets Her Own Episode On "Dear White People"
And it's as good as you hoped it would be!
Here's What Kanye Had To Say About Jay Z Loaning Him $20 Million
"I understand they was going through some things. But if it’s family, you’re not gonna miss a wedding," Kanye said.
Kelis Accused Nas Of Abusing Her During Their Marriage
“There was a lot of mental and physical abuse,” Kelis alleged.
In Creating “Scandal” And Olivia Pope, Shonda Rhimes Changed The TV Landscape
“In order for Olivia Pope to work and to succeed ... she had to get to be as three-dimensional and as messed up and bad or good or smart or interesting as the Walter Whites of the world got to be,” said creator Shonda Rhimes.
Literally Everything We Know About The Tristan Thompson–Khloé Kardashian Fiasco
Let's lay this all out so there's no more confusion, shall we?