Even if you’re Thandie Newton, it’s hard to find work in the U.K. as a black actor. She specifically cites the abundance of period dramas that inherently shut out people of color.
During the International Women’s Day strike, Margaret Atwood was working hard to share her thoughts about feminism.
The so-called golden age of ass has made big butts desired and celebrated in ways we know they very much weren’t for black women growing up. A good friend of mine, Tracee Ellis Ross, touched on this childhood insecurity in a recent interview.
One crazy thing about me is that whenever I’m very stressed or very tired, I watch a few specific episodes in the West Wing, in which something very dramatic happens. The show is perfect in my time of need because the episodes feature both the excitement of an action movie, and also the sturdy comfort of lovable…
If there’s something women absolutely need right now, it’s an affordable sense of freedom and confidence.
In a candid interview, best supporting actress nominee Octavia Spencer gently corrects the notion that this year’s Oscar nominees are not a direct reaction to last year’s #OscarsSoWhite brouhaha because that’s not how movies work.
Moonlight’s Naomie Harris looks sublime in hot pink (a Céline dress) on the cover of New York’s spring fashion issue, where she talks about “regressive” anti-immigration sentiments and about this year’s black Academy Award nominees being mistakenly viewed as a response to the embarrassing all-white Oscars of 2016.
David Foster, award-winning composer/producer and Hollywood patriarch, never came off particularly well when he appeared on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, which starred his now ex-wife Yolanda Hadid. He was portrayed on the show as sort of slimy and self-important; Yolanda fluttered around him, exerting a wild…
Thandie Newton has a beautiful way of explaining sex to her children. Sit down and learn something, kiddos.
Thanks, Obama. You ran the country for eight years and you’ve also added to my ever-growing reading list. Sorry, but unlike the President of the United States I’m too busy to read.
Author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed is doing pretty well for herself now, but she tells the explicit story of falling down a financial hole to get there.
One of the most powerful images in Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th involves a juxtaposition of Donald Trump’s campaign speech about “the good old days” in America with jarring footage from the Civil Rights era. In a recent interview, DuVernay talked about the significance of this type of imagery and how Americans will…
Former Daily Show host and your mom’s crush Jon Stewart trimmed his retirement beard for an interview with Charlie Rose on “CBS This Morning,” where he provided a rather calm and philosophical take on the results of the election.
On Sunday, actor Brett Gelman tweeted he would no longer be working with Adult Swim, citing their terrible track record for hiring women in creative roles and white nationalist-friendly program Million Dollar Extreme.
Madeleine Albright spoke with The Guardian on Wednesday about the decaying Jack O’ Lantern who is now our president-elect. Though she focused on Trump’s frightening isolationism, and the danger that poses to the world, some of her feelings about how women got trashed this year also came out.
Adele has one child and it sounds like that’s all she’s going to have.