Becoming: Yes, Malia Obama Does ‘Cry a Little Bit’ Every Time She Hears a Stevie Wonder Song

Michelle Obama’s Becoming, the former first lady’s first chance to step into the spotlight in such an intimate way, is now available for our consumption. Read more...

Lena Waithe and When Black Artists Make Mediocre Art

A lot has changed for Lena Waithe—and for Hollywood—since 2013. That was when the writer first shared her semiautobiographical comedy, Twenties, as a series of videos on YouTube. At the time, Waithe was an industry outsider hoping to attract network attention. Now, the 35-year-old has an Emmy Award, which she won for writing a 2017 episode of Netflix’s Master of None based on her...

African-American Art Quilts Find a Museum Home in California

Almost 3,000 quilts by African-American artists — including more than 500 by Rosie Lee Tompkins, a quilt maker whose formally inventive work has helped elevate the standing of the discipline in the art world — are heading to the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive as a bequest by Eli Leon. Leon, who died last year, was a...

Black Panther Becomes King of the MCU: Journey to Infinity War Part 18

This is it. Black Panther. The final piece of the puzzle and the last movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be released prior to Avengers: Infinity War. So far, we've looked back at every single movie in the MCU to date, from Iron Man to Thor: Ragnarok, but we're not done yet. Even though the movie was released...