Several recent Black shows have leaned into glitzy melodrama and decadent escapism. They also feel completely out of step with their core audience.
The pioneering editor had a vision for a more democratic fashion world—and it stretched far past the pages of Vogue.
The singer places her new collection squarely within a black aesthetic tradition—and in doing so, reimagines the industry’s ideal customer.
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The supposedly color-blind language of economics has allowed the mainstream film industry to hide its racial biases, a new book argues.
The film adaptation of Angie Thomas’s YA novel offers a startlingly honest portrait of its heroine confronting buried trauma to find her political voice.
Season 3 has offered a compelling portrait of a middle-aged, African American woman chasing her dreams of entrepreneurship. The result is the kind of story that exists nowhere else on TV.
As the political soap nears its end, it’s worth recalling the hour that embodied both the show’s early promise and unfortunate excesses.
The Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth Carter on how she created the style of the film’s fictional African nation of Wakanda