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Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
March 15, 2015
On Friday morning at the gym (a unique ecosystem that often forces you to watch things on television you otherwise […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
December 9, 2014
Pity Ridley Scott. The celebrated director at the helm of Exodus: Gods and Kings has, by dint of semi-glowing early […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
November 25, 2014
Has nothing been learned since April 29, 1992? That was the date in which mayhem erupted in Los Angeles after […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
November 18, 2014
Of the innumerable creatures in the animal kingdom, turtles are perhaps one of the most fascinating. Their shells provide shelter […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 5, 2014
On a scale of 1 to 10, how high (or low) would you rate Justin Bieber’s street credibility? It’s an […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
September 24, 2014
How exactly does one define being black in America? That’s the cultural question that is nearly as old as The Middle […]
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
April 1, 2014
OPINION – ‘Xscape’ may carry the baggage of having arrived too late to capitalize on the surprisingly booming business of being Michael Jackson, which in many ways has proven more lucrative in death than in life…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
OPINION – The music industry is in the throes of wrenching change, and virtually everyone recognizes this. So is Wu Tang’s strategy materially different, or even objectionable?…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
March 18, 2014
OPINION – If recent press reports are to be believed, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan may very well be the droids we’re looking for…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
February 28, 2014
OPINION – For a variety of factors, slave-themed movies are becoming more commonplace, which is an overwhelmingly positive development…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
February 20, 2014
OPINION – Blacks distaste for the Confederate flag may be palpable, but it has not prevented anyone exercising their First Amendment right to display the symbol…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
February 18, 2014
OPINION – So how exactly did Kevin Hart get here? And perhaps the more pivotal question revolves around whether his near-miraculous lucky streak can keep going?…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
January 30, 2014
OPINION – In principle, an award ceremony more stilted toward fan favorites and genuine talent is a good idea, but the execution would be hindered by some obvious drawbacks…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
January 24, 2014
OPINION – A Cosby revival would be nice, yet the deck appears stacked against him…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
January 20, 2014
OPINION – The family’s maladroit handling of his legacy is counterproductive to artistic efforts to bring a fuller understanding of his life to the big screen…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
November 22, 2013
OPINION – Nowadays, nothing quite brings out the most insufferable qualities in human nature than a fantasy movie with an ardent fan base…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 22, 2013
OPINION – If scattered reports are to be believed, rising star Michael B. Jordan –- not to be confused with the basketball legend whose name he shares — is set to inhabit the role of Johnny Storm, better known as the Human Torch…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
October 18, 2013
OPINION – In the midst of an otherwise absurdly busy news week, culture watchers were treated to a rather puzzling news flash: apparently, black female comics aren’t ready for prime time…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
August 15, 2013
OPINION – The endless controversies over black movies have gotten to the point where movies won’t get made, or won’t get their due, simply because certain people can’t tolerate anything other than their own narrow interests…
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
June 27, 2013
OPINION – However improbably, two of the week’s biggest stories – the self-inflicted travails of Paula Deen and the trial of George Zimmerman – are connected by a relentlessly troublesome word…