culture

After backlash, Kim Kardashian West says she’ll rename ‘Kimono’ shapewear line

Many Japanese social media users accused Kardashian of appropriating their culture

Kim Kardashian’s new ‘Kimono’ shapewear sparks outrage in Japan

Many used the hashtag #KimOhNo to express their disgust and disappointment on social media

Her first name is Marijuana. Her last name is a popular soft drink. Now that she has her PhD, you can call her Dr. Pepsi.

She wrote her dissertation on unusual names instead of changing hers

These girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse a decade ago. Now they inspire a reservation.

The sport empowers girls at a time when indigenous women across the country are facing an epidemic of violence

Japanese ‘salaryman’ culture is marked by long hours and drinks late into the night. Meet the women breaking into it.

Young ‘salarywomen’ hope their generation will be the first to have it all — big careers and also fulfilling home lives

The problem with how we’re talking about Ali Wong’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’

The movie became more interesting to me when I admitted that its promise of ‘representation’ could only carry it so far

Lillian Li wanted to tell a story of immigrants. She turned to a world she knows well: Chinese restaurants.

In ‘Number One Chinese Restaurant,’ Li writes about a fictional Maryland restaurant called Beijing Duck House

This Ramadan, I’m getting intimate with God. And ‘Ramy.’

It’s deeply moving to see Muslim narratives reclaimed with complexity, tenderness and humor

Chef Leah Chase, whose restaurant redefined New Orleans cooking and provided a haven for civil rights activist, dies at 96

Luminaries and politicians have dined at Dooky Chase’s, including Martin Luther King Jr. and Barack Obama

Beth Carvalho, Brazil’s ‘godmother of samba,’ dies at 72

She filled soccer stadiums with her followers, battled music-industry machismo and championed overlooked composers