In the most difficult year in recent memory, our Black literati provided much-needed escapes in the form of the written word—from memoirs that made us feel seen to a best-selling romantic novel that reminds us love is never a wasted emotion. Here are our favorite books of 2020. Before his death in 2019, Elijah Cummings… Read More 2020 WAS LIT
It will never not be sadly funny that, of course, America designated its shortest month to be the one honoring Black History This year, however, it’s less sadly funny than just plain sad. Ever since the uprisings last summer, set off by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police, structural racism has… Read More 91 movies and TV shows to stream for Black History Month
It’s a vision of two Detroits that have mostly faded now — the social set born of the American auto industry’s vast wealth and the galvanizing magic of ’60s Motown — together in a room. In June 1965, the Supremes, one of America’s biggest and most glamorous groups, performed at a debutante party at the… Read More For One Night in 1965, the Supremes Brought the Two Detroits Together The queens of Motown play the posh suburbs.