This year’s Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of “The Apollo,” an HBO Documentary film about the landmark Apollo Theater in New York City, the festival announced on Wednesday. Roger Ross Williams directs the feature-length documentary that weaves archival footage, music, comedy and dance performances, and behind-the-scenes looks at the team that makes…
Back in October, I wrote a Ticker item that said, “Chief Wahoo isn’t the only thing the Indians are leaving behind next season. A little birdie tells me they’re going to stop using nameplates and switch to direct-sewn NOB lettering. Ditto for the Rays.” I had forgotten about that until yesterday, when a series of…
Welcome to Lace Frontier, a monthly column in which we dive into the dynamic, ever-changing world of wigs, its relevance in our culture, and, of course, tips on how to get all your pieces looking right. This time, hairstylist and star of BET's Wig Out, Cliff Vmir gives us all the tea on how to…
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke By Eleanor Robson and Mara Sandroff February 13th 2019 February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation…
On the heels of two explosive documentaries about the trainwreck that was the Fyre Festival, it appears rapper Ja Rule is promoting a knock off of the app behind the whole fiasco.According to the Daily Mail, on Monday, Ja Rule, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, announced to his nearly 800,000 followers on Twitter that he was…
Cheng Jhia-wen is a lecturer at Chien Hsin University of Science and TechnologyImages of the teacher taken by her students have gone viral online in TaiwanThe 28-year-old has since been dubbed 'Taiwan's hottest teacher'By Kelsey Cheng For Mailonline Published: 07:45 EST, 13 February 2019 | Updated: 08:14 EST, 13 February 2019 A lecturer has been dubbed…
It’s lunchtime — or maybe it’s just a break you’re taking from the world. Either way, you’ve got an hour to spare, and that could mean running errands or braving the outdoors, or it could mean snacking at your desk while idly clicking around the internet (employer IT policy permitting). If you’re looking for inspiration…
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a march organized by the Women’s March Alliance in Manhattan, January 19, 2019. (Caitlin Ochs/Reuters) The Green New Deal makes every progressive an armchair general ‘This is going to be the New Deal, the Great Society, the moon shot, the civil-rights movement of our generation,” Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) says about…
Peggy Drexler is a research psychologist and the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men." She is at work on a book about the failings of feminism. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)Has the stigma run out…
I always joke that I missed my calling as a mafiosa; since I can remember, I have been obsessed with the gangsters of the 1920s through ’40s. I was so pumped to find out in my 20s that my great-great-uncle (Nonamous McBrayer—yes, that was his real-ass name) was a bootlegger in North Carolina. He is…
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