Natelegé Whaley
Natelegé Whaley
Culture Reporter
May 18, 2018

Houston police are investigating alleged abduction of black teen by group of white men

Zavion Parker escaped by running away from the alleged captors.

May 18, 2018

The US birth rate is the lowest in 30 years, but what’s the cause of this downtick?

Women are having children less and increasingly giving birth later in life.
May 12, 2018

‘Atlanta’ season 2 turned up the weird factor. But it still captured the day-to-day of black life.

All throughout 'Robbin' Season,' the theme was black survival by any means necessary.
May 11, 2018

Ahead of Mother’s Day, here are 3 awesome campaigns dedicated to black mothers you need to know

Read up on MamasDay, the National Black Mama’s Bail Out and the MOMMA Act.
May 10, 2018

#MuteRKelly creator on Spotify removing R Kelly from its playlists: “Every little bit helps”

The creators of the campaign want other streaming services to follow Spotify.
May 8, 2018

University of Florida disciplines man who shoved graduates. Students ID him as chemistry lecturer.

"I want him fired," a graduate of University of Florida said Tuesday.

May 4, 2018

The Justice Teams Network is mobilizing to end police violence in California

Several rapid response organizations have merged across the state.
May 1, 2018

#MuteRKelly organizers are accelerating their campaign to end R. Kelly’s career

"We want him erased from our communal consciousness," #MuteRKelly co-founder Oronike Odeleye said.
April 30, 2018

Janelle Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’ visual album is a queer Afrofuturist love story about resistance

Monaé fights for her freedom and triumphs in her latest multimedia project.
April 27, 2018

‘Blowin’ Up’ highlights a New York courtroom’s progressive approach to human trafficking cases

The film vividly captures the inner workings of a human trafficking court.
April 26, 2018

Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault retrial

The comedian, who was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years for each count.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

Music executive Lyor Cohen responds to photo of Kanye in MAGA hat with Lucian Grainge

Cohen, who is YouTube's head of global music, is throwing up an OK sign, which has become a symbol for the alt-right.
April 23, 2018

Police expose black woman’s breasts, force her to ground in viral Alabama Waffle House arrest video

Local authorities are investigating the incident caught on a cell phone camera.
April 20, 2018

Here’s everything you missed from week two of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial

Cosby's key witness, Marguerite Jackson, testified this week.
April 19, 2018

Kanye West is releasing two new albums in June

The followup to 'Life of Pablo' and a collaborative album with Kid Cudi are both coming soon.

April 17, 2018

Statue of Dr. James Marion Sims, who experimented on enslaved black women, removed from Central Park

New York City officials are reckoning with the meaning of the city's controversial monuments.
April 16, 2018

Kendrick Lamar is the first hip-hop artist to win a Pulitzer Prize in music

The Pulitzer Prize Board called his album 'Damn.' a "virtuosic song collection."
April 16, 2018

Beychella: Unpacking all of the odes to black culture during Beyoncé’s flawless Coachella set

We unpacked all the tiny details that you may have missed while you were losing your mind to Bey's flawless set.
April 13, 2018

Here’s everything you missed from week one of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial

Testimonies from Andrea Constand, Janice Dickinson and other Cosby accusers.