diversity

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
3.14.19
Film

Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Bringing Real African Stories to Netflix

After making his directorial debut, Ejiofor 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
Culture

Photos That Celebrate Being South Asian and Queer

Henna collective Huq That is queering and modernizing the ancient body art.
Sara Radin
1.11.19
Minority Reports

The Rise of Asian Rap Culture with Rich Brian, 88rising, and $tupid Young

We met up with some of the biggest names in Asian hip-hop to find out why they got into the genre.
VICE Staff
1.10.19
Profile

Terence Nance Is Conquering Hollywood with the Power of His People

The creator of 'Random Acts of Flyness' has a bold vision of blackness that revolutionized TV in 2018—and he's just getting started.
Taylor Hosking
1.8.19
golden globes

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

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.7.19
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
12.27.18
Culture

Yes, I’m Tired of Asking Black Actors About Diversity Too

In our efforts to further the “diversity question,” journalists are overlooking the very things transforming Hollywood.
Noel Ransome
12.7.18
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