Negro Noir: The Preacher’s Son Truly Pops Off During the Last 15 Minutes 

Movies that are “so bad, they’re good” are one of life’s unsung treasures. And like anything, adding blackness to that principle is like adding proper seasoning. Thus, I introduce you to our new series reviewing/recapping bad black movies, Negro Noir. As our queen-in-chief Danielle Belton pointed out, it’s so black,…

Report: New Evidence Suggests Jussie Smollett Was Allegedly An 'Active Participant' In Apparent Assault [Updated]

The Chicago Police department’s investigation into the alleged racist and homophobic attack on entertainer Jussie Smollett has shifted from identifying potential assailants to focusing on the Empire star himself—as police now reportedly believe Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.

On Jussie Smollett, Misreporting, and the Fine Line Between Healthy Skepticism and MAGA Propaganda

On Thursday, Jussie Smollett appeared on Good Morning America, noting that while he was “pissed off” at the attackers he claims targeted him with homophobic and racist slurs, he was equally upset at “the attacks” that followed, i.e. the swarm of doubters who didn’t quite think his story added up.

Mo'Nique to Steve Harvey: 'We've Lost the Integrity, Worrying About the Money'

Mo’Nique and Steve Harvey finally sat down to discuss their differences—on his daytime talk show. The 51-year-old actress-comedian appeared on Steve Wednesday to hash out a disagreement between the two regarding the way she handled her Netflix negotiations and claims that she’d been blackballed in the industry for…

Exclusive: TIDAL Celebrates Black History Month, Streaming Documentaries and Playlists Highlighting Black Luminaries

Black History Month is something we can celebrate with all of our senses, and Tidal is here to activate your sight and hearing. The subscription-based streaming service offering music, podcast and video is celebrating the blackest time of the year with a set of A&E documentaries highlighting black luminaries in our…