Natelegé Whaley
Natelegé Whaley
Culture Reporter

Dorchester Historical Society called out for card that said “we’re dreaming of a white Dorchester”

The holiday card has been replaced, and the organization apologized for its "unfortunate oversight."

Laquan McDonald case: Officers accused of covering up for Jason Van Dyke go to trial

Prosecutors say officers reported false information.

Christine Blasey Ford is donating funds from GoFundMe campaign to trauma survivors

The professor raised $647,610 for security reasons after accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Movement Must-Reads: Local NYC organizers speak out against Amazon deal

Plus, an in-depth feature on female rappers and music industry sexism.

What Melania Trump wore her 96th week as first lady — including Thanksgiving dinner at Mar-a-Lago

What did the first lady wear to Thanksgiving festivities this past week?

Who’s Sorry This Week? Macy’s, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, Kyrie Irving and more public apologies

Macy's is sorry for technical difficulties during Rita Ora's Thanksgiving parade performance.

This Brooklyn community activist is determined to get justice for Ann Marie Washington

“If we didn’t put out the call for it to be a hate crime, they wouldn’t even have considered a hate crime investigation."

The killing of Dr. Tamara O’Neal reflects the alarming stats about black women and domestic violence

Black women are 2 1/2 times more likely to be murdered by men than their white counterparts.

Amazon’s Long Island City deal surprised local organizers. But they are ready to keep fighting.

“This was a secret deal that was made without any transparency,” a member of the Long Island City Coalition said.

Ilhan Omar is pushing to change headwear ban in the House: “No one puts a scarf on my head but me”

The congresswoman is pushing to eliminate the 181-year ban.

These female rappers don’t want to be defined by industry sexism. They’re setting their own rules.

We spoke with five female rap acts — Latasha, Megan Thee Stallion, Quay Dash, Saweetie and Oshun — about how they're going after success.

After one journalist’s sexist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez critique goes viral, the memes ensue

Ocasio-Cortez called out journalist Eddie Scarry for writing a tweet scrutinizing her clothing.

Movement Must-Reads: The Jemel Roberson case, young Georgia voters faced widespread issues at polls

Plus, the stabbing death of Ann Marie Washington should call attention to rising hate crimes.

Beyoncé buys Ivy Park stake from Topshop owner accused of sexual harassment and racial abuse

The singer purchased a 50% stake owned by billionaire Philip Green.

Why Serena Williams fans found her ‘GQ’ “Woman” of the Year cover problematic

The word woman was written in quotation marks on the magazine's cover, causing a stir.

Viola Desmond, civil rights torchbearer, to be featured on new Canadian $10 bill

Desmond will be the first Canadian woman to be featured on a Canadian banknote.

The stabbing of Ann Marie Washington should call attention to rising hate crimes in public spaces

Hate crimes on public transportation stir fear among commuters of marginalized groups.

Michelle Obama, Gabrielle Union and others are destigmatizing maternal health issues for black women

The former first lady revealed that she underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her daughters.

The Movement Must-Reads: Women of color win the midterms, black Republicans fight for House seats

Plus, Georgia voters file lawsuit against Brian Kemp.

Lucy McBath declares victory in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District election

McBath leaped into to activism after her son Jordan Davis was shot to death in 2012.