The president’s stated purpose was to keep terrorists out, but his plan has all kinds of problems.
A new documentary puts years of abuse allegations into sharp focus.
The senator’s new book shows the difficulty of translating short-form virality into a substantive text.
The ceremony’s co-host, who also picked up a trophy, embodied the best of the evening: warmth, sincerity, and a willingness to recognize the many contributions made by creators of color.
A new Lifetime docuseries about the artist’s alleged abuses pointedly homes in on a network of enablers in his immediate circles and his fan base.
The OWN drama billed itself as a celebration of a complicated but relatable real-life romance. Abuse allegations against one of its creators made the show’s premise a queasier proposition.
Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel homes in on the familial tenderness that buoys the youthful protagonists amid devastatingly common injustices.
The cultural effects of Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li,” Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry,” Mitski’s “Nobody,” and more
The composer Nicholas Britell discusses the organic process of collaborating with the director Barry Jenkins on the film’s lush and evocative score.
Brian Tyree Henry has played indelible roles—in Atlanta, Widows, and now If Beale Street Could Talk—that have stuck with him far past filming: ‘I don’t ever want them to be forgotten.’
The outspoken British actor recently wrote that airbrushing should be illegal. But there are far more compelling ways to consider the tyranny of gendered beauty standards.
City Girls, out with a new record, have rapidly risen to success with cheeky, libidinous tracks that gleefully resist the industry’s ubiquitous misogyny.
The former first lady’s new memoir is notable for the revealing glimpses it offers into private moments of fear and frustration.
On his masterly sophomore album, NØIR, the St. Louis–born rapper incorporates gospel, R&B, and jazz influences with an inventive flourish.
A recent book by Emmanuel Iduma expands what writing about the continent can be by paying extraordinary attention to the ebbs and flows of human connection.
Public figures have often urged black citizens to the polls by invoking ancestral trauma, but these exhortations seem to overlook the persistence of voter suppression.
The rapper’s third studio album features a host of California stars, bouncy production, and lyrics that flow effortlessly from celebration to mourning.
The British singer of so-called wonky funk presents a sophomore record that deftly fuses her decade-spanning influences with honeyed vocals.
The comic, returning to the Comedy Cellar this week, described a particular wave of support he’s received since admitting to sexual misbehavior last year.
The genre has historically offered up plotlines that range from uncomfortable moments of pursuit to nos that imply yes. One author discusses her decision to go about it differently.