In “BlacKkKlansman,” Mr. Lee uses the true story of a black police officer infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado in the 1970s to once again grapple with American racial terrorism.
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The USA legal drama, which lost two of its core characters, returns for its eighth season on July 18.
“Love Is ___,” from Mara Brock Akil, explores how the hip-hop and TV shows of the 1990s influenced each other and shaped a generation of African-American writers.
Many elements of Saturday’s ceremony bridged Meghan Markle’s African-American identity with the black British one that she was about to enter.
As I consume all things Ms. Markle in the lead-up to her marriage to Prince Harry on Saturday, I struggle with conflicting feelings of ambivalence and awe.
Ms. Markle, who is retiring from acting to become a full-time royal, will now take her advocacy to a global stage.
As “Scandal” heads toward its finale, Shonda Rhimes, the show’s creator, and three of its stars discuss its craziest twists, its nuanced handling of racial issues and its legacy.
Fifty years after King’s assassination, three television documentaries explore his impact on the nightly news, and King’s more disillusioned final years.
At 7, I cherry-picked the heroine’s traits I could relate to in that all-white setting. At 42, I find the film’s biracial star makes me rethink the book.