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Authorities Investigate Sexual Assault Claim Against Weinstein Accuser

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The New York Times reports actress Asia Argento paid off an underage actor to keep quiet about their sexual encounter. Argento is one of the women accusing Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of rape.


Enter The Legend: 'Dragon' Turns 45

Friday, August 17, 2018

Enter the Dragon premiered 45 years ago this weekend. Bruce Lee was meant to break out as an international star, but instead, he died a month before the movie opened — elevating him to legend status.


'BlacKkKlansman' Entertains, But Falls Short Of Lee's Best

Monday, August 13, 2018

It's being hailed as Spike Lee's best film in years, but NPR's Justin Richmond says BlacKkKlansman breezes over its main character's inner conflicts and lets polemics get in the way of storytelling.


'BlacKkKlansman' Sounds Like It's Made Up But It's A True Story

Friday, August 10, 2018

Spike Lee's new movie is about an African-American police officer who went undercover in the 70s to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan by joining it. How did he pull that off?


African-American Model Beverly Johnson On Her Historic 'Vogue' Cover

Monday, August 06, 2018

Johnson reflects on becoming the first black cover model of American Vogue in 1974. September marks another first in the magazine's 126-year history: the cover photographer will be African-American.


State Department Funded Program Brings Middle Eastern TV Writers To Hollywood

Monday, July 30, 2018

Eleven Middle Eastern television writers are learning from U.S. industry pros how to create better TV. The problem for producers from Saudi Arabia, for instance, is getting past censors.


After Illness, Willie Nelson Is On The Road Again With Family At His Side

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The 85-year-old legend canceled a string of shows earlier this year after suffering from the flu. But with his wife and sons in tow, he's come back fiercer than ever.


Food Critic Jonathan Gold Dies At Age 57

Monday, July 23, 2018

Writing for the LA Times, Gold said his mission was to democratize food and he championed holes-in-the-wall as well as white-tablecloth restaurants. He became the first food critic to win a Pulitzer.


Kamasi Washington's Heaven Exists In His Mind

Friday, June 22, 2018

The jazz torchbearer's new record Heaven and Earth represents the relationship between his inner world and outward reality.


Finding Foundation: How Bobby McFerrin And His Daughter Make Music A Family Affair

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Bobby McFerrin is best known for his feelgood 1988 hit "Don't Worry, Be Happy." Now, his daughter Madison is a singer-songwriter on the rise.


Elgin Baylor's 'Hang Time' Addresses Racism And His Basketball Career

Friday, June 01, 2018

Throughout his life, legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor suffered through many racial indignities, which are detailed, along with his career, in his book, Hang Time.


'Se Que Soy': Amara La Negra Embraces Her Afro-Latinidad

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

As the breakout star of Love & Hip Hop: Miami, Amara isn't afraid of tackling colorism in the Latin community. "Somebody needs to say something," she says.


Your Thanksgiving Meal Prep Questions, Answered

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bon Appétit magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport answers your questions about Thanksgiving menu planning, including Tofurky-free dishes for vegetarians and "boozy" bird recipes.


On 'Sky Trails,' David Crosby Recounts His Regrets And Revelations

Friday, September 22, 2017

The revered folk-rock songwriter returns with his third solo album in four years, which meditates on past mistakes and personal growth.