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
4.18.19
Animation

The New Pipeline For Black Women in Animation

In an industry dominated by white men, these creators hope to pave a way for women and non-binary people of color for more nuanced portrayals of Black characters.
Natelegé Whaley
3.18.19
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
3.14.19
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
Oscars

Lena Waithe Says Halle Berry Made Her Feel Like She Could Do Anything

Ahead of the Oscars, the Emmy-winning screenwriter talks to Broadly about working with Halle Berry on BET's "Boomerang" remake and the "string connecting" their trajectories as groundbreaking Black artists.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.21.19
Sundance

5 Must-Watch Sundance Films Directed by Women of Color

Mindy Kaling as a plant worker. Awkwafina grappling with loss. Alfre Woodard as tormented prison warden. These five films had everyone talking at Sundance.
Joi Childs
1.31.19
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
NFL

Sarah Thomas to Become First Woman to Ref an NFL Playoff Game

Sarah Thomas has a lot of firsts in football, and she's not done yet.
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.11.19
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