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Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

The ZORA Interview

The star of the Queen of Soul biopic has the perfect advice for women who lead.

Jennifer Hudson stars in “Respect,” a biopic about Aretha Franklin. Photo: Bethany Mollenkof/The New York Times/Redux


The seductive—and scary—sides of winning big on a game show


Illustration: Dani Pendergast


LIFE & DEATH

Some people were monuments. They were institutions. Eras. And losing X is losing the only other person who remembers what I remember about us.

With DMX on the set of Aaliyah’s posthumous ‘I Miss You’ video shoot, 2002.


Black actors settling for trauma roles should be a thing of the past

Photo: Marsai Martin/Getty Images


The poet and organizer reflects on writing, hoops, and relationships

Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Jennie Bergqvist


The ZORA Interview

Rowland’s New EP ‘K’ Releases Today, Plus She’s Not Rushing the ‘Snap Back’ Body After Birth of Baby Noah

Photo of Kelly Rowland with a logo that says “THE ZORA EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW” on the right.
Illustration by Dennis Huynh for ZORA. Photo courtesy of Kelly Rowland.


Photo illustration; image source: Jack Mitchell/Getty Images

An interview with the 96-year-old legendary actress about her new book


First Look: Davis talks about Ma Rainey’s swagger and Chadwick Boseman’s last role

Viola Davis in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”
Viola Davis talks to ZORA about Ma Rainey for the Netflix adaptation of the August Wilson play, directed by George C. Wolfe and starring Chadwick Boseman. Photos: David Lee/Netflix


The Grammy-nominated multi-hyphenate and new mom shares her love of reading through social media

A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
Photo courtesy of Amerie.

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