KalaLea appears in the following:

American Exiles in East Africa (Part 2)

Friday, March 08, 2019

Two married Black Panthers fled the U.S., fearing a setup by the police. In exile, in Tanzania, they resumed the Party’s community-building mission.

American Exiles in East Africa

Friday, March 01, 2019

Two married Black Panthers fled the country, fearing a setup by police. In exile, in Tanzania, they began to resume their mission, building a community far from home.

Ruth E. Carter Steps Into the Spotlight

Friday, February 22, 2019

Ruth E. Carter has been designing costumes for more than thirty years. With an Oscar nomination for her work on “Black Panther,” she may finally get her due.

The Producer dream hampton Talks with Jelani Cobb about “Surviving R. Kelly”

Friday, January 18, 2019

The filmmaker talks about the abuse accusations against R. Kelly. Her new documentary implicates him, his enablers, and even his fans.

The Fall of a Chinese Pop Star

Friday, January 18, 2019

Denise Ho had it all: stadium tours, product endorsements, movie deals. All that changed when she used her celebrity for political activism.

With FoxConn, Wisconsin Bought Jobs at an Astronomical Cost

Friday, January 11, 2019

A Taiwanese electronics giant building a plant in Wisconsin should have been a great deal for American workers. Instead, they’ll be paying for decades.   

Was Jesus a Socialist? It’s in the Bible, According to David Bentley Hart

Friday, December 21, 2018

David Bentley Hart’s translation of the New Testament is highly literal, and that seems to raise hackles for many Christians.

Aaron Sorkin Rewrites “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Friday, December 14, 2018

Adapting a classic novel for the stage, the writer has a few bones to pick with the heroic figure of Atticus Finch.

Amanda Petrusich Picks Three Top Hits of 2018

Friday, December 07, 2018

A music critic shares three of her favorites this year: a Catalan singer, a banjo balladeer, and Ariana Grande.

Helen Rosner on the Culture of Fermentation

Friday, November 30, 2018

The New Yorker’s food correspondent gets a lesson in fermentation from the celebrity chef René Redzepi, and brings David Remnick some microbial snacks.

Parenthood with Joshua Rothman

Friday, November 02, 2018

A New Yorker editor picks three favorites for a new parent.

Derek Smalls—Harry Shearer’s Character in “Spinal Tap”—Returns with His Solo Début

Friday, November 02, 2018

The bassist of the fictional band has struck out on his own, and he talks with Andy Borowitz about his new album.  

In the Midterms, White Supremacy Is Running for Office

Friday, October 19, 2018

Candidates who once cloaked their views on white nationalism, like the Iowa congressman Steve King, are now tweeting about them openly and regularly.

Kelela Reinvents R&B

Friday, October 19, 2018

Onstage at the 2018 New Yorker Festival, Kelela talks about how Napster helped her find her voice as a singer, and then she performs live with a d.j.

Rebecca Traister Is Happy to Be Mad

Friday, October 05, 2018

A leading feminist argues that women have been discouraged from showing anger—but that they need to express it if they want to create change.

Joan Jett’s Reputation

Friday, September 28, 2018

A rock icon looks back on a groundbreaking career.

Jill Lepore on the Long Sweep of American History

Friday, September 21, 2018

In “These Truths,” a historian shares her deep perspective on American conflicts past and present.

Kwame Anthony Appiah on the Complications of Identity

Friday, September 07, 2018

A philosopher of identity says that each of us is more complicated than we realize.

Hasan Minhaj Interviewed by Vinson Cunningham

Friday, June 29, 2018

The “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj describes learning to be funny—and unlearning it.

Glenn Close Doesn’t Play Evil (with One Exception)

Friday, May 04, 2018

They’re complicated and difficult, but don’t call Glenn Close’s characters—even in “Fatal Attraction”—villains.