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.
Will Smith became the biggest movie star in the world by playing one cop after another. In the Black Lives Matter era, can that still resonate?
Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek and Billy Porter can’t save this story on friendship and the beauty industry
Movie tells the story of the founding of Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative
An epidemic is raging among black queer men. Playwright Donja R. Love demands we do something.
A critic seeks out black utopias in ‘Ain’t No Mo’,’ Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ and David Byrne’s Broadway show
An ambivalent ending matches the many questions raised by the HBO show
A story of trauma and legacy comes to an end with a rerun
Co-star Kevin Garnett’s casting comes across as a bit of genius
Dr. Manhattan makes a gorgeous sacrifice in the name of love
We spoke to three members of the first all-black sketch team of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre