A Hunger Games Ride Is Coming Because Running for Your Life is Fun

Soon, you too will be able to fight for your life like Katniss Everdeen: The Hunger Games movie franchise is getting its own ride at a new Hollywood theme park in Dubai. » 3/31/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Azealia Banks Steals Your Man, Freezes Enemies in 'Ice Princess' Video

Azealia Banks dropped "Ice Princess," the newest video from her 2014 Broke With Expensive Taste LP. Like most of the album, the clip is weird in a good way, depicting Banks as a blue medusa commanding a frozen army. » 3/31/15 11:05am Today 11:05am

Deadline Issues Sorry-Not-Sorry for Lamenting People of Color on TV

On Sunday, Deadline Hollywood—the site where last week an editor wondered aloud if there are too many actors of color working—issued a non-apology apology for their article "The Year of Ethnic Castings–About Time or Too Much of Good Thing?" » 3/30/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Unlucky Cyclone Roller Coaster Riders Get Stuck 85 Feet in the Air

On Sunday, Brooklyn's oldest roller coaster ride gave out at the top of its track, forcing 12 riders to hoof their way to safety—nearly 85 feet down. » 3/30/15 11:10am Yesterday 11:10am

Watch Karrueche Tran's Iyanla Interview and Ponder Your Own Love Life

Karrueche Tran, Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend, has apparently sort of gotten her life fixed by Own's life coach extraordinaire Iyanla Vanzant. We congratulate her. » 3/26/15 6:50pm Thursday 6:50pm

Aisha Moodie-Mills Becomes First Black Woman to Head the Victory Fund

Aisha Moodie-Mills is the new president and CEO of the Victory Fund and Institute, a leading LGBT political organization, and the first black woman hold the position. A mainstay on MSNBC's circle of commentators, she was previously a Senior Fellow and Director of the FIRE Initiative at the Center for American… » 3/26/15 6:30pm Thursday 6:30pm

Meet Lithofayne Pridgon, Jimi Hendrix's Inspiration for 'Foxy Lady'

Musicians often have a muse, whether it's a person, place, thing or idea—and for Jimi Hendrix, it was Lithofayne Pridgon. She was the woman he could never quite date exclusively, because she was too free spirited to be tied to one man; Hendrix's frustration at loving her alongside singers Sam Cooke and Little Willie… » 3/26/15 2:00pm Thursday 2:00pm

Chris Messina Doesn't Know If Mindy Project Will Be Renewed, Either

The Mindy Project's third season ended on Tuesday, but Fox hasn't announced if it will renew the series—leaving cast members like Chris Messina, who's hilarious as Mindy's boyfriend and baby daddy Danny Castellano, wondering. » 3/25/15 7:20pm 3/25/15 7:20pm

Wendy Williams, your favorite daytime TV gossip, is getting a new Investigation Discovery show called Death by Gossip with Wendy Williams later this year where "idle chitchat turns dark and dangerous as ID uncovers crimes fueled by rumors and sordid half-truths that lead to the ultimate betrayal... murder," according » 3/25/15 4:00pm 3/25/15 4:00pm

Diversity on TV Is Scary, Reports White Woman

On Tuesday, Deadline Hollywood's Nellie Andreeva dissected the swell of actors of color in television's casting rooms and leading roles, writing that minorities might be snatching too many jobs. I mean, what are the white actors supposed to do in this kind of climate? » 3/25/15 1:40pm 3/25/15 1:40pm

Orphan Black Teases Sarah's Epic Battle With Her Weirdo Clone Brothers

Orphan Black returns April 18 on BBC America as the little show that could with one of Hollywood's most underrated actresses, Tatiana Maslany. I, for one, am thrilled that Sarah Manning, Cosima, Alison, Helena aka "Sestra" and Rachel are all back for another ride with the clone club that seems to have expanded to… » 3/24/15 5:35pm 3/24/15 5:35pm

Miss Japan Is Black & Japanese, Which Is Not Japanese Enough For Some

The newest Miss Universe Japan isn't Japanese enough for some in her country thanks to her "hafu" ethnicity, meaning she's half Japanese and half African American. But Ariana Miyamoto is still carrying her head and crown high. » 3/24/15 4:00pm 3/24/15 4:00pm

Let Iggy Azalea Bore You to Death During Vogue's 73 Questions Chat

Thankfully the tide has turned and you all realize how terrible Iggy Azalea is both as an artist and a subject of public fascination—welcome—but behold her impersonating a limp dishrag during a 73 Questions interview with Vogue. And you thought it couldn't get any worse after her pizza fight. » 3/24/15 11:45am 3/24/15 11:45am

Mo'ne Davis Forgives Idiot Who Called Her a 'Slut,' Is Better Than You

Mo'ne Davis is a better person than we all are: The former Little League standout has requested that Joey Casselberry, the Bloomburg University baseball player who called her a "slut" on Twitter last Saturday, be reinstated to his team after he was booted for his comments. » 3/23/15 5:45pm 3/23/15 5:45pm

Darren Sharper, Accused Serial Rapist, to Take Plea Deals in 4 States

On Monday, Darren Sharper, alleged serial rapist and fallen NFL star, is expected to take a plea deal settling a myriad of rape and drugging charges involving women in California, Nevada, Louisiana and Arizona. The hearings are slated to take place in Los Angeles, the city where he's been in jail since last year. » 3/23/15 12:30pm 3/23/15 12:30pm

Gloria Steinem Says Black Women Invented the Feminist Movement

During Black Enterprise's Women of Power Summit in Fort Lauderdale recently, Gloria Steinem acknowledged women of color as the authors of feminism, saying they were the real leaders of the initial push for change. From Stacey Tisdale's interview with Steinem: » 3/20/15 5:00pm 3/20/15 5:00pm

Cookie Lyon's Closet is For Sale! Here Are My Irrefutible Empire Picks

Following the Empire's exhausting finale this week—Yes Boo Boo Kitty slept with ____ and yes, ____ caught them—you can now buy a piece of Cookie Lyon's cat-print-filled wardrobe for yourself. You too can "taste these cookies," if you will. I ranked the items for your viewing and, perhaps, buying pleasure, if… » 3/20/15 2:40pm 3/20/15 2:40pm

UCB Black Student Union Wants Assata Shakur Hall, Fox News Is Pressed

UC Berkeley's Black Student Union want to rename a campus building after Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who was framed, convicted and jailed for killing a New Jersey cop until she fled and found asylum in Cuba in the 1970s. Naturally, Fox News is confused, but mostly upset. As Fox News usually is. » 3/20/15 11:10am 3/20/15 11:10am

Meet Rapsody, a Guest on To Pimp a Butterfly and Star in Her Own Right

Rapsody, a North Carolina MC who guests on Kendrick Lamar's critically acclaimed To Pimp a Butterfly, released a new video for her single "The Man," highlighting police brutality, poverty and parental abandonment. The clip is from her 2014 project Beauty and the Beast, which dropped in October, and while that… » 3/19/15 4:50pm 3/19/15 4:50pm