January 28, 2020

Sunday night's episode of Doctor Who, titled Fugitive of the Judoon, saw the body-shifting time traveler morph for the first time in more than 60 years, into a Black woman. 

Actress Jo Martin, who entered the series as Ruth Clayton, a tour guide in Gloucester, who finds...

October 5, 2019

In the tradition that is Coronation Street storylines, writers recently introduced the issue of colorism to its drama.  Many  viewers, unfamiliar with colorism, skin currency or pigmentocracy, took to social media expressing confusion over why a beautiful, young girl w...

December 12, 2017

Atria Books today announced that it will publish Tina Turner’s autobiography, titled Tina Turner: My Love Story, in October 2018.  Written with collaborators Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann, the book will also be available from Simon and Schuster audio.  It will be...

June 12, 2017

On the day Khoa Hoang Nguyen was arraigned in D.C. Superior Court with paying people $30 to draw samples of their blood, several dozen residents in the Southwest neighborhood – bordering National Stadium, where he’d set up shop, lamented his arrest as a loss of steady...

June 12, 2017

Like most American girls, I grew up believing love was formulaic – boy meets girl, falls in love, dates, marries, has children, and hold hands into old age and death.  Love, of course, has always been far more complicated than fairy tales could imagine.  In some instan...

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