Exploring the intersection of sports and criminal justice reform
Maya Moore, Michael Rubin discuss how athletes are effecting change
The unbearable whiteness of ‘Oklahoma!’
In new Broadway revival, the blinding sunshine of the Territory exposes the violence beneath the romantic myth
Toni Harris made history by getting a football scholarship. Now she needs to make tackles.
Free safety has already overcome doubters, cancer and family trauma. Playing against men doesn’t faze her.
An open letter to Jay-Z
Etan Thomas: Jay-Z shouldn’t be canceled, but he does need to answer to his critics
TIFF 2019: In ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ Eddie Murphy makes a way out of no way
Hollywood loves films about itself. Finally, we’ve got one from a black perspective.
TIFF 2019: Contrasting visions of Africa in ‘Our Lady of the Nile’ and ‘Sweetness in the Belly’
Two films examine political and ethnic unrest in Rwanda and Ethiopia, with vastly different results
Texas Southern University basks in the Democratic debate spotlight
Entire campus, Houston community recognize this rare and historic opportunity
Street style at New York Fashion Week
With his pop-up portrait booth, photographer Malike Sidibe finds the best street style SoHo has to offer
TIFF 2019: ‘Clemency’ and ‘Just Mercy’ offer two differing perspectives on death row
One asks us to put ourselves in the position of a warden. The other follows a lawyer seeking justice.
Ari Lennox is no joke
The R&B singer is joining Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You Too Tour
Hair care pioneer Joan Johnson made ‘Ultra Sheen, Afro Sheen and Ultra Sheen cosmetics’ a feature of black identity
Her company sold an uplifting version of black hair care — by any product necessary
Serena needs to bring back ‘catsuit tennis’
To win another Slam, Williams must show the world we’re not ‘ready for this jelly’
Venus showed Serena how to win
Poet Nikki Giovanni meditates on Venus and Serena’s bond and reflects on her own relationship with her late sister, Gary Ann
Maverick Carter wants NFL players to feel seen
Uninterrupted’s new digital program features players wearing a glass helmet