diversity

Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4 days ago
africa

This Is How to Talk About Africa's Development

LSE's Africa Summit hosted a broad range of informed experts from across the continent, there to discuss its future.
Jason Okundaye
4.4.19
Culture

This Is What Discrimination in Hollywood Writers Rooms Actually Looks Like

A new report, with an open letter signed by Lena Waithe and others, paints a brutal picture of Hollywood's writers rooms.
Taylor Hosking
3.15.19
Film

Steven Spielberg’s Hypocritical Crusade Against Netflix

The legendary director once known for leading ‘New Hollywood’ can’t seem to see how old he’s beginning to look.
Noel Ransome
3.8.19
Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor on Bringing African Stories to Netflix

The director of ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.
Noel Ransome
3.7.19
Film

‘Captain Marvel’ Will Be a Success Because of Brie Larson

The actress has gone on the offensive against sexism in Hollywood—and the trolls—and the movie is better off for it.
Noel Ransome
3.6.19
Oscars

'Green Book' Winning Proves the Oscars Are Still Really, Really White

The Academy has made an honest effort to get more diverse, but transformative change is still a ways off.
Justin Caffier
2.26.19
Oscars

The Oscars Should Never Go Back to Having a Host

Without an emcee, the Oscars allowed award presenters and recipients to shine. It also meant the show was mercifully shorter.
Nicole Clark
2.25.19
Oscars

Spike Lee's Oscar Speech Was A Lesson In Black History

The Oscar-winning writer and director of 'BlacKkKlansman' paid honor to his legacy of work and those that got him to the Academy Award stage.
Stacie Williams
2.25.19
golden globes

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
Views My Own

Why I Want to Stop Using Words Like ‘Woke’ and ‘Problematic’ in 2019

The issues we value should be disconnected from cheap terminology.
Noel Ransome
1.3.19
Culture

If You're Into Subtle Asian Traits, You'll Love 'Kids Table'

The web series follows a group of Chinese American friends as they discuss everything from mala products at Whole Foods to what it means to be a “good Asian.”
Nicole Clark
12.28.18
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