Wilbert L. Cooper

Comics!

Todd McFarlane Is the Anti-Hero of American Comics

Ahead of the filming of his new 'Spawn' film, the legendary comic book mogul shares his life-long struggle to pursue his artistic and creative dreams.
Wilbert L. Cooper
11.19.18
Culture

'America Saw Him': Black Journalists on Obama's Victory, Ten Years Later

A decade after the election of America's first black president, black journalists reflect on that night and what it meant to them.
Wilbert L. Cooper
11.6.18
Music

My Search for TV on the Radio’s Mythical Williamsburg

On the tenth anniversary of 'Dear Science,' Wilbert L. Cooper reflects on discovering the seminal Brooklyn band as an angsty black youth in Ohio.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.18.18
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We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
manhood

All Masculinity Is Toxic

Feminist writer and activist John Stoltenberg believes we need to give up manhood for good if we want to live morally sound and love-filled lives.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.26.18
Black Women Making History

The Sisterhood Behind the Raciest, Rawest Podcast on the Internet

'Whoreible Decisions' brings listeners inside the illicit conversations of professional young black women.
Wilbert L. Cooper
5.7.18
masculinity

I Was Forced to Fight, Now I'm Learning to Cry

Black boys have to bury their emotions as they face off against racism and chase machismo.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.14.17
Views My Own

Let's Get Rid Of Mount Rushmore

Donald Trump says removing confederate statues is a slippery slope that could get out of control. Maybe he's right—would that be such a bad thing?
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.17.17
Trash Talk

This Artist Transforms Herself into Gruesome Movie Monsters

We visited the home of Jaimie Warren, who is famous for her self-portraits as pop-culture icons. She let us dig through her garbage.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.21.17
Men's Fashion Week Photo Diary

This Cruising-Themed Fashion Show Took Place in a Leather Bar

Menswear designer Willy Chavarria put on one of the most radical and subversive presentations of New York Fashion Week: Men's.
Wilbert L. Cooper
7.13.17
Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Doesn't Deserve Our Black Tears

It's time for the people still clinging to the comedian despite dozens of sexual assault allegations to let go.
Wilbert L. Cooper
6.13.17
Art

Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art’s Greatest Mysteries

The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.
Wilbert L. Cooper
5.16.17
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