Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Goes to 7 Continents, Finds Exotic People to Use as Props

For the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the magazine photographed models on all 7 continents. A world tour of ill-fitting "swim" wear! But sometimes a half-naked lady standing in front of a gorgeous natural backdrop just isn't enough. So the photographers used natives as props. »2/12/13 3:50pm2/12/13 3:50pm

TV is Still Hella White, But It's Getting (Somewhat) Better

TV is pretty damn lily white, but it's apparently getting better. I could rattle off the same names — Mindy Kaling, Donald Glover, Retta — but I think we're all getting familiar with the people of color on TV. I'm not complaining, it's a very good thing, and I think we should talk about it until our vocal chords fall… »11/16/12 10:50am11/16/12 10:50am

Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue Pushes Actresses Of Color Aside (Again!)

The 2012 Hollywood Issue cover of Vanity Fair — shot by Mario Testino — features 11 "starlets" shot in satin and feathers for a "'20s and '30s boudoir feel." The ladies on the power panel — the left third, aka the actual newsstand cover — are Rooney Mara, Mia Wasikowska, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain. Pariah »1/31/12 11:20am1/31/12 11:20am