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The New Black

‘The New Black' Opens New Dialogue About LGBT, Religion In The Black Community

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

(RNS) Is gay marriage a civil right like black equality? Or is it a sin African-Americans should condemn? That’s the question at the heart of “...

Tribeca All Access 2015: Giving a Cinematic Voice to the Underrepresented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.20.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.

Common, Pharrell, And ‘The New Black'

The Daily Beast | Stereo Williams | Posted 03.19.2015 | Black Voices

“The New Black doesn't blame other races for our issues.” So decreed Pharrell Williams when the hit-making superstar spoke to Oprah last summer...

Navy Blue Is The New Black

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 10.20.2014 | Style

Now that we're solidly into fall that means that winter is just around the corner. But you know what that means -- winter colors! No more summer brig...

The New Black: A Review

Ravi K. Perry | Posted 04.08.2014 | Black Voices
Ravi K. Perry

LGBT members of the African American community have long been citizens of this nation in name only. Despite the assurances of the words enshrined in our 14th amendment, and the 1964 civil rights act, LGBT African Americans have been without a voice for centuries.

Demi Lovato Proves Nail Art Doesn't Have To Be Girly

Posted 10.05.2013 | Style

This week, we learned that Demi Lovato is partnering with The New Black for a nail polish line. Like the Jenner sisters before her, Demi is poised...

21 Times We Thought Something 'Is The New' Something Else

Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

"Orange Is the New Black" is the new thing to watch. The Netflix series chronicling the daily highs and lows of life as an incarcerated woman has char...

WATCH: Documentary Explores Whether Gay Is 'The New Black'

Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

While nearly three-quarters of Americans believe that legal recognition of gay marriage is inevitable and an increasing number of states are proving t...

Scars: The Complicated Making of Historic Moments and Progressive Philanthropy

Maxim Thorne | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

To make and record history is a privilege. We learn so much from it. Now that I am teaching Philanthropy in Action at Yale University, I feel compelled to see these huge moments also in a philanthropic context.

2010 Is The New...Year

Hilary Moss | Posted 10.31.2011 | Style
Hilary Moss

Where will "is the new" go from here? Secretly, I hope straight to the catch-phrase cemetery. At this point, it's so clichéd, irritating to hear and haphazardly formulaic.