Music for the highly-anticipated slave narrative features a little bit of Kanye, a little Alice Smith and a children's choir.
“Make no mistake about it, this is not typical of the Black experience,” Henry Louis Gates, Jr. tells Sean "Diddy" Combs.
Tonight, HBO airs "3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets," a chilling documentary chronicling the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man with a disdain for rap music.
Former Pixar animator Everett Downing's latest superhero is a 13-year-old Black girl learning about her magical powers.
Dr. Maya Angelou has never been the subject of her own film, until now.
Kerry Washington will be joining Scandal co-star Katie Lowes to executive produce Shonda Rhimes' latest television show.
President Barack Obama tells U.S. women's national soccer team that "'playing like a girl' means you're a badass."
In a personal essay to WIRED, tennis trailblazer Serena Williams spoke on race, equality and the Black Lives Matter movement.
ESSENCE.com's "New and Next" column spotlights the brightest new talents we think you should know.
British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Monday that as of 2017, names will be hidden on job and college applications to remove racial subjectivity.
Nickelodeon's Instant Mom is currently in its third season, which will also be its last.
Idris Elba will join Octavia Spencer as a part of the voice cast for Disney's new animated feature, Zootopia.
The song of the summer gets a soulful remix from Hamilton.
Russell Wilson officially wins Boyfriend of the Year after throwing singer Ciara an epic surprise birthday party this Saturday.
Franchesca Ramsey explains why fetishizing mixed children is problematic.
The moment model and actress Denise Vasi brought baby Lennox Mae Mandler into the world, her Instagram went from fierce to adorbs.
Solange and her crew of friends are simply too cool for school—or anything, really!