The Kenyan-Mexican star of “Us” and “Black Panther,” who seems to excel at everything — even rap — is an exception in her industry, for better and worse.
The charges against Smollett, an actor on the TV show “Empire,” stem from his report of a racist and homophobic attack that the police say was staged.
Rotten Tomatoes altered its audience participation parameters, and film festivals are dedicating a percentage of press passes to increase diversity.
Hank Willis Thomas and Emily Shur recreated Norman Rockwell’s “Four Freedoms” series, featuring scenes that reflect this country’s complexity and diversity over 75 years later.
A New Orleans museum depicts the humiliations and restrictions endured by a segment of the city’s population before the Civil War, and the resistance movements they led after.
Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine mined their teenage trauma to make their first TV show. It was an intense experience.
Abolitionists used a daguerreotype of Mary Mildred Williams, a light-skinned black girl born into slavery, to win over potentially sympathetic white Americans during the 19th century.
A luxurious art museum opens in the East Village with paintings that describe what it’s like to be turned into a financial instrument and trophy. (Get it?)
“The Source of Self-Regard,” a new collection of essays and lectures spanning four decades of the author’s career, cements her status as an unparalleled literary innovator.