Latest from Natachi Onwuamaegbu

Michaela Coel takes the television industry to task in ‘Misfits’

“Misfits” revisits a powerful speech the “I May Destroy You” creator gave at the 2018 Edinburgh TV festival.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Collaborations between Black women are sparking a golden age for female hip-hop

Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Lizzo, Doja Cat and more Black female artists are finding success without men or White executives by performing with each other.
  • Aug 23, 2021

Actually, many summer interns are happy working from home

"Remote work gives you the option to explore the world more," says intern Sophie Davis.
  • Aug 16, 2021

In ‘Hell of a Book,’ an author and his imaginary friend go on a book tour

Jason Mott’s novel starts out as a relatively straightforward story. Then reality and fantasy blur.
  • Aug 13, 2021

The unexpected link between Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo explains so much about being a pop star today

Our most popular pop princesses have certainly evolved. Or have they?
  • Aug 3, 2021

Many Black women felt relieved to work from home, free from microaggressions. Now they’re told to come back.

“I was forced to be uncomfortable for the sake of financial stability,” said an unemployment claim worker in Chicago. “Now I feel safe.”
  • Jul 24, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of white flags to be placed on the National Mall to honor lives lost to covid

“In America: Remember,” created by D.C. artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, will go up in September.
  • Jul 15, 2021

How some restaurants and TikTok influencers leaned on one another to survive the pandemic

Restaurants needed customers. Tiktok reviewers needed content. Over the past year, they propped each other up.
  • Jul 6, 2021

In the shadow of Pride Month, queer people of color step out

It's a tradition that dates back decades — to when many White drag queens wouldn't let Black performers into their shows.
  • Jun 29, 2021

The best frozen cocktails along the U Street corridor

Head to one of these bars for a refreshingly icy drink.
  • Jun 29, 2021