Sevyn Streeter Barred From Singing National Anthem at Sixers Game for Wearing a “We Matter” Shirt

Sevyn Streeter was all set to sing the national anthem at the Philadelphia 76ers game last night, but was kept from doing so when the NBA organization realized that she was wearing a jersey that said “We Matter”. The news... Continue Reading

Uzo Aduba’s Bobby Pinned Afro Looks Inspired by Solange’s ‘Seat at the Table’ Cover Art

Actress Uzo Aduba has been giving us all kinds of hair goals lately. She recently posted this stunning photo of her afro, neatly center-parted and accessorized with blue bobby pins. It is giving us major 70s/Seat at the Table vibes…... Continue Reading

Supermodel Alek Wek Just Threw MAJOR Shade at Instagram Models

Damn Alek, we didn’t know it was like that. In an interview with Page Six the legendary South Sudanese model, whom actress Lupita Nyong’o often counts as one of her primary inspirations, did not mince words when expressing her disdain... Continue Reading

No, The Viral Photos of Rihanna Wearing a Nigerian Gele aren’t Real… But They’re Still Pretty Dope

We, along with thousands of others were fooled when we saw these absolutely stunning photos of Rihanna rocking a Nigerian gele. Folks were thrilled at the idea of Rihanna rocking fashions from the motherland, and scrambled to figure out when... Continue Reading

[Pics] Black Teens are Doing ‘Proud Family’ Cosplays a Decade After the Show Went Off the Air

The Proud Family is classic black TV. The hilarious Disney show followed 14-year-old black teen Penny Proud (voiced by Kyla Pratt) as she negotiated life with her goofy entrepreneuer father, veterinarian mother, OG grandma (‘Suga Mama’), twin baby siblings Bebe... Continue Reading

[Pic] These Black Girls Dressed as Golden Statues for Halloween and it is Genius

I think these cuties just won the BEST Halloween costume of the year award! Aspen, Denver, and Aria (littlest cutie not mentioned) blew everyone away with their version of athletic trophies. Each girl is representing a different sport (ballet, soccer,... Continue Reading

WWE Wrestler Mandy Rose Posts Snapchat Mocking the Afro of Black Woman Sitting Ahead of Her on a Plane

WWE wrestler and Total Divas star Mandy Rose thought it would be funny to mock the afro of a black woman sitting ahead of her on an airplane, and encourage her Snapchat fans to get in on the ‘joke’. Rose... Continue Reading

Amy Schumer Did a Cringeworthy Recreation of Beyonce’s ‘Formation’ Video and Black Women Are Not Amused

On the set of her upcoming film with actress Goldie Hawn (the details of which have yet to be released), Amy Schumer shot an entire video recreation of Beyonce’s Formation. While some are calling it parody, it seems closer to... Continue Reading

Erykah Badu Posts IG Video Dancing in Her Underwear in Honor of “Fluffy Cuff Season”

As the weather cools, Erykah Badu is getting ready for cuffing season — that time when you look for one (or maybe more) beaus to keep you warm during the chilly Fall and Winter months. But the singer put a... Continue Reading

Gambian Model Accused of Being a White Woman in Black Face

A Gambian woman who has been reposted several times on Instagram for her stunning dark skin, has been accused by a Brazilian follower of being a white woman. The accuser created a meme of the model alleging that she sprays her... Continue Reading

‘This is How You Draw a 15-y-o Black Girl’: Illustrators Flood Social Media After Marvel Sexes Up the New Iron Man

Recently, popular Marvel artist J. Scott Campbell found himself in hot water with a lot of Iron Man fans for his depiction of Riri Williams, who is the new face of the series, after Twitter user @Steph_I_Will questioned how she was... Continue Reading

Simone Biles is an Adorable Love Interest in Jake Miller’s Video ‘Overnight’

Simone Biles is living it up after her historic wins at the Olympics in Rio. The 19-year-old gymnastics star has been presenting at awards shows, shooting hoops with the Bulls and now, starring in music videos. For Jake Miller’s song... Continue Reading

[Video] Nicki Minaj Bows at Lauryn Hill’s Feet Upon Meeting Her For the First Time

Nicki Minaj may be dubbed the “Queen of Rap,” but that didn’t stop her from having a moment of admiration for a woman who helped pave her way in hip hop. Minaj met the one and only Ms. Lauryn Hill... Continue Reading

[Pics] Black Women Documenting their Weight Loss Journeys Online are Striving for #ThickFit Instead of Skinny

It used to be that black women were congratulated simply for getting to a lower number on the scale. But as perceptions of what is healthy and beautiful evolve, black women are focusing less on a number on a scale... Continue Reading

[Video] Donald Trump’s Attempt to Kiss a “Beautiful” Black Girl on the Lips at a Campaign Rally Is Disgusting

It’s no secret that Donald Trump’s campaign is quickly cascading into “disaster” territory, and today in an attempt to appeal to the public, he hit a new low. In the middle of his speech he spots a black child in... Continue Reading