Soraya Nadia McDonald is the culture critic for The Undefeated. She writes about pop culture, fashion, the arts, and literature. She's based in Brooklyn.
#Beychella served up a panoply of blackness, from HBCUs to Wakanda and Fela Kuti to Nina Simone
The comedian’s new HBO show, ‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’ isn’t about identifying everything wrong with the world. It’s about finding solutions.
Museum’s director expresses confidence in Kristen Windmuller-Luna’s ‘anticolonial’ approach
Dancer Carmen de Lavallade and civil rights activist Xernona Clayton were feted at the company’s season-opening performance
Dada Masilo’s ballet recalls Angela Bassett’s famous torching-the-Beemer scene in ‘Waiting to Exhale’
Interviews with Martin Luther King’s closest friends reveal the personal cost of his focus on poverty and Vietnam
The female characters are tougher than the white guy in the lead, but it’s still candy for gamers
Speeches by 11-year-old Naomi Wadler and others had a simple message: Gun violence anywhere is a threat to peace everywhere
Horror movies don’t need a monster in a hockey mask when real life is already so scary
Guru, self-help maven and fabulously kitted angel