The Most Anticipated (and Likely Best) Books of 2015: A Guide

We went looking for the best books to read this year and a wonderful thing happened: we discovered they were all written by remarkably talented women. A particular chorus of men will publish some decent books, but women, by far, will own 2015. Below, 10 books to fall in love with before year's end. »1/09/15 12:24pm1/09/15 12:24pm

HBO's The Black List Offers Intimate Portraits Of Enigmatic Women

Former New York Times »8/26/08 3:20pm8/26/08 3:20pm film critic Elvis Mitchell teamed up with acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on , a series of "living portraits" conceived by Mitchell as an "answer to the persistent taint that western culture has applied to the word "black.'" (Volume 1 of the series premiered last…

It's A Coup! Barack Wins Over The Kennedys, Toni Morrison, Kills Off Suharto

Here is Barack Obama with renowned ruddy ladykiller Ted Kennedy. Ted is kind of a dick, but so was Suharto, and yet he had his good points too, as Barack learned when he was a little kid and Suharto seized power from the democratically-elected Sukarno in a US-assisted miltary coup and Barack's stepdad, an officer in… »1/28/08 10:00am1/28/08 10:00am

Will Feminists And Oprah Winfrey Help Obama Win The Oval Office?

The New York Times was deep in the throes of Obamamania this weekend, with four separate articles discussing Barack's candidacy, from Oprah's endorsement to his chances against the dynamic duo of Bill and Hillary. The most interesting of the bunch describes Obama's feminist pitch, i.e., how he plans on stealing some… »12/03/07 12:30pm12/03/07 12:30pm