Compton emcee Kendrick Lamar performed a powerful untitled new song on The Colbert Report stage as the Stephen Colbert‘s final musical guest on Tuesday.
Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red give fans a Thanksgiving treat titled, “Burn Your Village To The Ground.”
Feminist Frequency’s Anita Sarkeesian speaks on harassment tactics used to try and silence and discredit women: conspiracy theories and impersonation.
Dream Defenders’ executive director Phillip Agnew speaks on systematic inequality on PBS’ unique town hall discussion, ‘America After Ferguson.’
Nubian Skin has officially launched lingerie and hosiery for women for colour.
Models.com has profiled the “Rise of the Asian Male Supermodel” with an editorial lensed by African- and Asian-American photography duo Idris & Tony.
The stunning first campaign for Made In Kigali’s Ramazani fashion brand features models Samar Khoury and David as African royalty.
Pop star and fashion icon Rihanna channels X-Men’s weather-controlling Storm for Germany’s TUSH Magazine.
This week Alicia Keys premiered a socially-conscious new piano-ballad titled “We Are Here” with an accompanying music video.
People have been circulating a mislabeled photo that claims to be Esther Jones, whose singing style inspired the popular animated character Betty Boop. Despite the connection, this doesn’t make Betty Boop black.
The creative minds over at Pop Chart Lab have teamed up with Atlanta’s A3C Hip-hop Festival to create an impressive Periodic Table of Hip-hop.
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
Although hip-hop fans have largely counted Lil Mama out, her talent has been hard to ignore with the release of her “Lyrical Purge” freestyles.
American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland and professional tennis player Sloane Stephens inspire us in Under Armour’s “I Will What I Want” advertising campaign.
Yassssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!! The trailer for Justin Simien’s award-winning debut feature ‘Dear White People’ has finally arrived… and it stings!
With his directorial debut ‘Road to Paloma,’ former ‘Game of Thrones’ star Jason Momoa introduces audiences to the little known plight of Native American women, who aren’t protected on their own reservations.
An official trailer for the Jimi Hendrix biopic, ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side,’ starring Outkast’s André 3000 has finally surfaced, along with a September 2014 release date.
On Monday, Ta-Nehisi Coates stopped by the Colbert Report to discuss his extensive and thoroughly researched “Case for Reparations” and America’s ongoing history of institutional racism.
Rihanna has decided to expand her acting chops into animation, starring in Dreamworks’ upcoming 3D computer-animated comedy film ‘Home,’ which is scheduled to be released on March 27, 2015.
Not only has actor Nate Parker written the script for a long-awaited Nat Turner biopic, he plans to star in the film and will also direct it, with filming stated to begin this Fall.