Culture

Buried deep within the subconscious of American thought lies a twisted infatuation with guns and the violence they create.

Entrepreneurs Charles Hughes and Richard Solomon are advancing their mission to cultivate safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people of color through the creation of Brooklyn’s Club Lambda.

It took one simple "who's Brandy?" comment by white rapper Jack Harlow to spark a social media outcry in defense of an artist who many see as a Black music pioneer. Unsurprisingly enough, the one currently leading the Brandy Brigade is none other than fellow soul crooner, India.Arie.

"We always talk about Black excellence, right. But I'm all about Black normalization, too... Because the truth of the matter is that Black people were always having these luxury experiences. It's just they weren't given the place to show and display them." Kent Johnson, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of "Black & Abroad"

Hollywood actress Paula Patton, biracial but a sister nonetheless, proved that she unfortunately didn't inherit the gene of deep frying or even cleaning her chicken properly after a fried chicken video tutorial she recently posted went viral for all the wrong reasons.

A shift in perspective allowed me to see the history of Charlottesville, VA as both unsettling and inspiring.

Polo Ralph Lauren has created some conversation amongst the HBCU Community in their latest release involving Spelman College and Morehouse College. James Jeter is the man who is largely responsible for the new collection.

Black photographers explain why Black photographers will always matter when it comes to telling Black stories and capturing the Black experience.

Selema "Sal" Masekela talks about his clothing line Mami Wata, his New York Times-endorsed book "AFROSURF," and why "white people sh*t" is really the things that belong to all of us.

Thandiwe Newton recently expressed an internalized guilt she's felt as an A-list Black actress in Hollywood with lighter skin that admittedly has been shown privilege compared to her dark-skinned counterparts. 

LeVar Burton is speaking out about the cultural impact of the 'Roots' miniseries, based on Alex Haley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. It aired on ABC across eight consecutive nights, beginning on Jan. 23, 1977.

A photo showing a 2-year-old Black boy mesmerized by his resemblance to a character in Disney’s 'Encanto' has gone viral, with viewers pointing to the power of representation on screen.