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Eddie Huang: Immigrants Should Be Confident In Charging 'Full Fking Price'

Fresh Off the Boat author Eddie Huang wants immigrants to stop undervaluing their work. The Baohaus owner gave a speech last month at the National Immigration Integration Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, where he recalled how his father ? who immigrated from Taiwan and opened restaurants in the U.S. Show More Summary

Martin Luther King III Says Meeting With Trump Was 'Very Constructive'

Martin Luther King III held a private meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday, The son of Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. told reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower after the meeting that he and Trump spoke mostly...Show More Summary

10 Reasons Why Michelle Obama Is One Magical 'Mama-In-Chief'

Some of our most cherished memories of Michelle Obama come from sacred moments of her serving out her mama duties to Sasha and Malia. From advising young women to prioritize their education over boys to shamelessly rapping Missy Elliot’s...Show More Summary

Green Day Rips Donald Trump In New 'Troubled Times' Video

Green Day takes aim at President-elect Donald Trump in its latest lyric video. A Trump-like figure wearing a red “Make America Great Again” cap appears to spew antagonistic rhetoric to crowds from a podium in the new clip for “Troubled Times,” which the punk rock band posted online on Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

President Obama's Best Pop-Culture Moments

As Barack Obama rides out his final week as president, we’re remembering him as America’s signature pop-culture president. Oh sure, television got John F. Kennedy elected in 1960, Ronald Reagan began his career as a movie star, and Bill Clinton amplified his cool factor by playing saxophone on “The Arsenio Hall Show” in 1992. Show More Summary

In Mexico, gas is fueling the flames of revolt

People protesting hikes in Mexican fuel prices block access to a Pemex gas station. Edgard Garrido/Reuters Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong It is already clear that 2017 will be a difficult year for Mexico - and not just because...Show More Summary

“Hello Stranger”: Moonlight + Fences + the Musical Disruption of Black (Digital) Visuality

“Hello Stranger”: Moonlight, Fences and the Musical Disruption of Black (Digital) Visuality by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) In a historical moment of Blackness, that is perhaps most powerfully articulated...Show More Summary

If Democrats Don't Side With The People, The Party Is Over

Donald Trump is going to be the President of the United States. What's wrong with that sentence? It's that it feels like a sentence -- a punishment or condemnation of sorts. Making matters worse, in an attempt to make Donald Trump'sShow More Summary

Serena Williams Dances For The Sheer Joy Of It In Berlei Sports Bra Ad

Serena Williams has shown off her magical dance moves before and she’s doing it again in a new ad posted this week. In a viral clip posted on YouTube Wednesday, Williams dances in a commercial for the lingerie brand Berlei. In it, she...Show More Summary

Miguel Is Planning To Release A Spanish-Language Album In 2017

The new year could bring new Miguel music, and in Spanish no less. The singer, who is of Mexican descent on his father’s side, spoke to Latina magazine about his acting debut in “Live by Night.” During the conversation, he revealed his...Show More Summary

On Martin Luther King Jr Day, let's resolve to renew our common humanity

When I was growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs in the 1980s, one of my elderly neighbors, Miss Dot, an African American woman who grew up (and spent part of her adult years) in the segregated South, used to tell the neighborhood kids...Show More Summary

All We Need In This Cold World Is Idris Elba

Idris Elba always comes through when you need him. In the new movie “100 Streets,” he plays a former rugby star trying to keep his life together in the wake of marital woes. Because he is the king of charisma, Elba seems like consummate...Show More Summary

Bryan Cranston Steals The Show In James Corden's Spoof Kanye West Soap Opera

“The Bold And The Lyrical” is 2017’s most gripping (spoof) soap opera. On “The Late Late Show,” Bryan Cranston, Giovanni Ribisi and James Corden used lyrics from Kanye West songs to win Jessica Biel’s heart. Except Cranston sometimes...Show More Summary

Laurie Hernandez Proves She's (Kinda) Like Your Average Teen

Laurie Hernandez is just like your average 16 year old. The gymnast paid Ellen DeGeneres a visit on Thursday to talk about her new memoir, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond. But the New Jersey native also shared some of the simple teen-type...Show More Summary

Republicans Are Playing a Game of Jenga With Health Care Reform

As a majority of Americans await the inauguration of a president they didn’t vote for, even more Americans face an unclear future about their health care coverage. President-elect Donald Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress have pledged to repeal and eventually replace the Affordable Care Act, known to most as Obamacare. In fact, in the wee […]

Racial Justice Cannot Happen Without Gender Equality

For most of my adult life I’ve been a journalist and writer blessed, or possibly cursed, to witness some of the worst things imaginable done by human beings to one another­—particularly women—in places that most people can conjure only in their imaginations, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, post-genocide Rwanda, Colombia, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. […]

The Trouble With Jimmy Fallon

All in all, he wasn’t a bad choice to host the Golden Globes. He had the requisite clever and colorful opening number, an affable demeanor and the ability to improvise. He even started off strong with some postelection shade—though it didn’t erase our memory of his pre-election playfulness with the now-PEOTUS. And it certainly couldn’t […]

Jeff Sessions Blames Bad Apples For Police Abuse. He Should Read These DOJ Reports.

WASHINGTON ? Jeff Sessions, who will very likely be confirmed as the 84th attorney general of the United States, expressed skepticism this week about the ways the Obama administration has forced reform in troubled police departments. Under...Show More Summary

Solange Is All Of Us Trying To Choose Between These Two Selena Songs

Beyoncé and Solange don’t have to be fluent in Spanish to understand the greatness of Selena Quintanilla. The “Lemonade” singer has told the story of how she once met the late Tejano singer at The Galleria in Houston, Texas. But theShow More Summary

I Am No Better Than Dylann Roof

Every person is made in the image of God ? including me, my wife, my daughter and Dylann Roof. There is nothing that I can do for God to love me any more or any less. There is nothing that I could say to compromise God’s desire to be close to me, to know me and for me to be close and know Him. Show More Summary

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