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Co-director Kwasi Fordjour and costume designer Zerina Akers of Beyoncé’s new film for Disney+ explain how they hope the project will influence a generation of Black children.

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With more than 3.5 million subscribers, Aina is one of the top beauty influencers on YouTube. Now she’s launching a lifestyle brand as she emerges as an outspoken figure in her industry.

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2020 seems to be without an anthemic song of summer. Is this because of the pandemic or a sign of how splintered the music industry is now?

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The monthly roundup of new pop releases: everything that’s grabbing our attention, making us think or getting us dancing. You can find this latest playlist and more on our new Spotify page.

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Alan Patricof, the 85-year old chairman emeritus of Greycroft, has co-founded Primetime Partners, a fund aimed at products and services for older people, and sees himself as a “poster boy” for September entrepreneurs: “I felt I had another round ahead of me—a third act.”

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30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, actors with disabilities are still struggling to find a place on TV and in film.

My Monday Morning

The “To All the Boys” and “Deadly Class” actor on her favorite breakfast, preparing to go back on set for the first time in months and her new ambassadorship with Neutrogena.

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In her new book, ‘Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS,’ Maria Sherman writes an overdue analysis of boy bands and the devoted fans who elevate them.

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Author Stephen Graham Jones says he knew his new book, “The Only Good Indians,” was scary enough when it terrified him writing it.

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The grungy “Sunflower” singer is now a vino superstar: Malone’s Maison No. 9 rosé, launched in June and sold 50,000 bottles in two days.

Soapbox

The singer-songwriter—and five other cultural luminaries—on feelings of intimacy: “Part of how you figure out what kind of change you want to see is to develop empathy for other people— people that aren’t like you, people that are struggling.”

My Monday Morning

The Colombian pop singer starts off his week with some cardio and a special treat, if he’s been good.

Still Life

The renowned 25-year-old photographer talks about his most cherished objects, racial exclusion in fashion and photography and where the will to change must ultimately lie. “This ain’t really on us to figure out,” he says.

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Electric mopeds, pedigreed bikes and city scooters are finding new fans—and new investor energy. Test-driving the trend as lockdowns lift.

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As the TV adaptation of Normal People sets streaming records and the debut novel Exciting Times emerges as a surprise hit, six young writers push Irish letters to the global cultural fore.

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He wrote a history of racist ideas and the blockbuster How to Be an Antiracist, but that doesn’t mean Kendi is done learning or teaching. In fact, he’s only just getting started.