Opinion

Hollywood says Black Lives Matter, but more diversity needed

NEW YORK (AP) — As protests erupted across the country following the death of George Floyd, every major entertainment company…

Voices of protest, crying for change, ring across US, beyond

They are nurses and doctors, artists, students, construction workers, government employees; black, brown and white; young and old. Hundreds of…

What makes an American a patriot? Spike Lee has some answers

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee was just 10 when Muhammad Ali, in 1967, refused to be drafted into the…

‘Insecure’ Provides An Honest Portrait On The Reality Of Growing Apart From Friends

In Sunday’s episode of Insecure, tensions between Issa and Molly escalate to new territory. An argument unfolds that is messy,…

Issa Rae: Movie academy ‘needs to do better’ on diversity

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Issa Rae’s quick comment after five men were announced as Oscar nominees for best director was…

Here’s Why ‘The Good Place’ Is The Most Ingenious Show On Network Television

Since discovering The Good Place in 2017, I have been completely enthralled by its humor, subtleties, and incredible wit. Created…

The Curious Case of A$AP Rocky: A Complicated Call for Our Unwavering Commitment to Justice

A$AP Rocky has just been released and sent back to the United States after being incarcerated in a Swedish prison…

“True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality”: Life and Labor of a Freedom Seeker

As founder of the recently constructed “National Lynching Museum,” Bryan Stevenson is committed to yielding the power of narrative. During…

The Irony Behind Harriet Tubman Being Represented On Currency, The Very Tool That Enslaves Us Today

  The New York Times has obtained an introductory design for the $20 bill, featuring abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The note…

Is Another “black-ish” Spin-off Really Necessary?

ABC has released the trailer for Kenya Barris’s latest black-ish spin-off, mixed-ish. The announcement comes not long after JARO Magazine’s…
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