Yara Shahidi On What It Means For Her “To Be a Black Girl”

By Yara Shahidi for Google Arts & Culture

To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives.

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Join The Janet Mock Conversation At AOL Build Live

janet-mock“The Trans List,” directed by portrait photographer and filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (HBO’s “The Out List” and “The Latino List”), and featuring interviews by trans author and advocate Janet Mock, explores the experiences of Americans who identify as transgender. Continue Reading →

Fab Ailey Star Studded Opening Night Gala

Jessica+Lang+and+Kanji+Segawa+with+Robert+Battle.++Photo+by+Christopher+Duggan._be406caa-c311-47a1-b195-c9b0f2da402b-prvLast night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with an Opening Night Gala Benefit. Continue Reading →

Ailey’s Opening Night Gala Benefit Honoring BNY Mellon

alvin ailey gala1On December 2nd, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season with a star-studded gala benefit including a performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom.  Continue Reading →

Souleo: Bionka, Trans Star Of New Show ‘Transcendent’

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Is the mainstream media visibility of transgender women such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner a passing fad or not? It is a question that causes Bionka to pause and reflect on the long journey of raising awareness for the transgender community. Continue Reading →


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