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Hollywood Needs to Start Hiring Actual Africans to Play Its ‘Ethnic’ Characters

In a time when we’re finally getting to celebrate culturally specific content, mainstream film and television continues to fail characters of African descent.
Tayo Bero
an hour ago
entertainment

The Best Memes from the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 2

It's ‘GoT’ episode 69. Nice.
Peter Slattery
a day ago
Culture

Hanif Abdurraqib and Morgan Parker Chat Poetry and Blackness in America

The poets found time between their busy touring schedules to talk about 'Magical Negro,' the current wave of contemporary poetry, and how white salons still can't handle black hair.
Nicole Clark
a day ago
CELEBRITIES

The Best Tributes from the Time 100

From Beyonce writing about Michelle Obama to Ava DuVernay on Gayle King, heavyweights gave the otherwise centrist list some powerful moments.
Taylor Hosking
4.17.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Jennifer Lawrence Is Starring in a 'Secret' Indie Movie from A24

The same distributor that gave us 'Lady Bird,' 'Eighth Grade,' and 'Mid90s.'
Nicole Clark
4.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Best Memes from the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere

Winter is here, and so are the jokes.
Peter Slattery
4.15.19
Television

‘Game of Thrones’ Went Back to Being a Good Show In Its Season Premiere

While Season 7 of GoT brought shock and awe, but also, a lot of disappointment, Season 8’s ‘Winterfell’ reminded us of its roots.
Noel Ransome
4.15.19
Film

'The Perfect Date' Is a Mediocre Teen Movie, But Hey, There's Noah Centineo

Not even Centineo can make this thing less generic.
Nicole Clark
4.15.19
tv

Everything You Need to Know Before 'Game of Thrones' Season 8

A deep dive into the motivations and means of the HBO show's last remaining characters.
Noel Ransome
4.11.19
Culture

'Game of Thrones' Haters Explain Why They're Glad the Show Is Ending

Not everyone is swept up in the fanfare.
Nicole Clark
4.11.19
Culture

Hulu's New Theranos Series 'The Dropout' Will Star Kate McKinnon as Elizabeth Holmes

The series will be based on ABC Radio's podcast about the disgraced med-tech company.
Nicole Clark
4.10.19
Music

Meet the Taylor Swift Stan Who Went to Jail

The slammer could not hold back the power of the @LegitTayUpdates fan Twitter account.
Funké Joseph
4.9.19
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