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Celebrities

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

Entertainment

Jamila Woods’ ‘Black Girl Soldier’ Hits The Right Lyrical Note On Race, Feminism & Identity

Jamila Woods’ ‘Black Girl Soldier’ Hits The Right Lyrical Note On Race, Feminism & Identity

Whether it’s Beyonce unapologetically performing at the Super Bowl, or broadcasting her visual masterpiece ‘Lemonade’ on our screens, women talking about the need to distinguish and give space for black […]

Entertainment

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

Contributors

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

By Jarrett Hill I don’t know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me. […]

Causes

Why ‘Say Her Name’ Is A Vital Part Of The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

Why ‘Say Her Name’ Is A Vital Part Of The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

By now the majority of us in the United States and hopefully elsewhere in the world are familiar with the movement and associated hashtag Black Lives Matter. It began in […]

Entertainment

‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

It’s common knowledge that the tech industry has a diversity problem. It is an issue that many of the large Silicon Valley brands are working to fix, which is great, […]

Interviews

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

February was Black History Month, March was Women’s History Month, and March 8 was International Women’s Day. While those aren’t the ONLY times to celebrate women and people of color, […]

Entertainment

SNL & The Daily Show Get A Dose Of Diversity (Finally!)

SNL & The Daily Show Get A Dose Of Diversity (Finally!)

Both Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show are among some of the most long-running and popular show in America. One is responsible for launching careers for a slew of […]

Contributors, The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

Oh hey, it’s Dana! It’s certainly a bittersweet moment here…our last blog post for our last city on this glorious trip… HELLO, beautiful Big Apple! That’s right, we’ve officially made […]

Fashion & Beauty

Naomi Campbell Is Pissed! Where Are All The Ethnic Models At NYFW?

Naomi Campbell Is Pissed! Where Are All The Ethnic Models At NYFW?

We don’t often report on fashion, but when we do, it’s about important issues that need to be discussed and shared! New York Fashion Week this fall has already made […]