Soraya Nadia McDonald

Soraya Nadia McDonald worked for The Washington Post's features desk. She left The Post in January 2016.
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Betty Friedan to Beyoncé: Today’s generation embraces feminism on its own terms

The Internet changed a movement, but maybe not for the better.

January 27, 2016

How newspapers worldwide are paying tribute to David Bowie

David Bowie was a star whose gleam couldn't be contained by this planet. What does that mean for the way he's remembered throughout the world?

January 11, 2016

‘Finally, we’re all validated’: Bill Cosby’s alleged victims react to his arraignment

Accusers responded to the news that Cosby was charged with felony sexual assault.

December 31, 2015

These are the women with pending lawsuits against Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby has been charged with one count of felony aggravated indecent assault. He's also facing civil litigation.

December 30, 2015

‘Concussion,’ the NFL, and the limits of empathy

Maybe empathy should be the thing that changes the NFL when it comes to concussions, but it probably won't.

December 28, 2015

Will Smith opening a movie used to guarantee success. Can he make people care about concussions?

With "Concussion," the stakes are higher than just box-office numbers.

December 23, 2015

Lying in wait: A guide to 2015’s Nice Guys™ of television

Something's happening with TV's Nice Guys™. They're evolving.

December 22, 2015

Two writers sue Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson over ‘Ballers,’ alleging they stole key elements

"Ballers" producers stole show ideas, plot and characters from two unknown writers, a lawsuit alleges.

December 20, 2015

HBO hitches its wagon to J. Cole and leaves us wishing it had picked Kendrick Lamar instead

The cable network has made the first four of its five-part series on J. Cole available on the Internet for free.

December 17, 2015

Why it matters that 27 percent of the scripts on the 2015 Black List are female-driven stories

The Black List is a survey of film executives' most-liked un-produced scripts.

December 17, 2015