In the 1960s, when jobs were rare for black stuntmen, Willie Harris and Alex Brown had to teach themselves how to take a punch. But they couldn't prepare themselves for the vitriol they felt on set.
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The singer and lyricist — and the first transgender performer ever nominated for an Oscar — has written that the truth about her exclusion from the ceremony is "impossible to ignore."
Eleven-year-old Marley Dias went on a quest to collect and donate 1,000 books with a black girl as the main character. Spoiler alert: She did really well.
Joanna Rotkin and Laura Ann Samuelson will perform their dance "Goodnight, Courtney Love" in the swimming pool this Saturday.
The books published by Salaam Reads will appeal to Muslim and non-Muslim readers alike, executive editor Zareej Jaffery says — and will represent a wide range of cultural traditions within Islam.
Lee Mathis is one of the many Colorado entrepreneurs creating food for farmers’ markets and recently won a Good Food Award.
Usama Alshaibi tackles the stereotypes Muslim- and Arab-Americans face in a film now on PBS.
Author Sonia Shah says that urbanization and air travel put the global population at an increased risk for disease. "Zika is a great example of how new pathogens are emerging today," she says.
Lately it seems as if every thriller written by a woman gets compared to two recent blockbusters: Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. So what makes those two books so appealing and influential?
Why fans have nothing to fear — and everything to gain — from diversity in science fiction and fantasy.
The author, who died Friday at 89, lived for decades in the shadow of her iconic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Yet there was more to Lee than her characters, however beloved they may remain.
While Race is, for a while, a conventional athlete biopic, once the story begins to balance the many forces that pulled on Owens and complicated his story, it gets more interesting.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer died in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. Published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird has sold tens of millions of copies and been translated into dozens of languages.