‘You don’t own or control me’: Janelle Monáe on her music, politics and undefinable sexuality

The cyborg-fixated singer is back with her first album for five years. Outspoken as ever, she explains why she’ll always speak up for black women – and how much she misses her mentor, Prince

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Race and Redemption in ‘Three Billboards’

Focusing on how the Oscar-nominated movie trivializes racist police brutality misses its bigger message, writes the NBA legend and THR cultural critic. [This story contains spoilers for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

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