culture

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

‘Someone Great’ delivers something different: A Latina lead we haven’t seen before

Rarely do we see a Latina-led rom-com that doesn’t hinge on cultural tropes

She was the first African woman documented in Virginia. She’s a symbol of slavery — and survival.

Angela arrived to Jamestown in 1619. Now, 400 years later, historians are rediscovering her story.

A new graphic memoir explores an Egyptian Filipino woman’s life as a first-generation American

Malaka Gharib’s ‘I Was Their American Dream’ discusses identity, culture and coming of age

Jackie Aina uses her YouTube channel to teach makeup skills — and crusade for black women

She offers unapologetic commentary on trending topics and how they relate to blackness

Many D.C. artists are embracing stickering, particularly women

One woman says stickering is ‘safer’ for women than traditional graffiti

The particular culture shock of a New York City corporate office

As someone who passes as white, I’ve observed unrestricted xenophobia in the conference room, the office kitchen and the sports bar down the block

‘Made in Heaven’ is far more queer and feminist than Bollywood’s usual fairy-tale romances

The Amazon Prime show has morphed into a cultural phenomenon among South Asians at home and abroad

Her music is casually morbid and characteristically Gen Z. Now Billie Eilish has a No. 1 Billboard debut.

She’s the youngest female artist in a decade to achieve that feat

Kathie Lee Gifford’s morning TV legacy will live on, despite her critics

Friday marked Gifford’s final day on NBC’s ‘Today’ show