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The couple had a small, private ceremony.

January 19 2022 1:22 PM

For years he was the only Black editor in the front row at influential Fashion Week shows.

January 18 2022 10:24 PM

An activist, diplomat and groundbreaker, Poitier portrayed Black characters that weren’t stereotypical.

January 12 2022 4:20 PM

“A lot of people judge me based upon him at first glance,” she said. “But I really disagree with most of his views.”

January 07 2022 3:27 PM

"We do not tolerate ANY hate speech of any kind, nor do we have a place for ANY brokers who participate in such hateful behaviors."

January 05 2022 3:26 PM

The out rapper says LGBTQ+ artists are expected to “sanitize” their sexuality.

January 03 2022 3:24 PM Updated