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Who Is the Mother?! This Baffling Photo Has Us Guessing

We have heard it all too often that “black does not crack”. Even still, photographs like the ones that follow never cease to amaze us. Check out this set of sisters mother (Kienya Booker) and daughters.  Were you able to... Continue Reading

[Pics] Cowgirls of Color: Stunning Images of One of the Country’s Only All-Black-Woman Rodeo Teams

Cattle herding has been a fixture of black culture in both Africa and America, although it is often excluded from the history books. Black historian Bennie McRae, Jr discusses this rich history in his book Lest We Forget; “Almost totally... Continue Reading

[Pics] Willow Smith Ditches Her Locs, Rocks Sleek Strands for Astounding Vogue Paris Shoot

Willow Smith is looking grown and absolutely gorgeous in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Vogue Paris. The singer ditched her trademark freeform locs for a sleek look and is giving us serious ‘young Naomi Campbell‘ vibes. Check out the... Continue Reading

Beyonce is Being Accused of Colorism After 10-Year-Old Song ‘Creole’ Resurfaces

2006 was a great year for Beyonce. Her hit sophomore album B’Day was released and went on to sell more than 8 million copies worldwide. We got hit singles like Déjà Vu, Irreplaceable and Get Me Bodied. But another song... Continue Reading

[Pic] Rihanna Offers Epic Side Eye to White Actress Who Touched Her Hair

Oh to be a fly on the wall. While filming for Ocean’s 8 on Saturday, Rihanna gave some major side eye to co-star Sarah Paulson after the actress held one of Rih’s faux-locs in her hand. Now we’re not sure... Continue Reading

Real Life ‘Hidden Figures’: These Black Women are Real Life STEM Geniuses

With the movie Hidden Figures set for release on December 25, 2016, IBM and Vanity Fair have partnered up to profile eight diverse trailblazers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.). Four of these individuals are black women who have broken barriers... Continue Reading

British Magazine Recreates Solange’s ASATT Cover Art on White Model to Sell Hair Clips

The art from Solange’s latest album, A Seat at the Table, has had a huge cultural impact. The exotic looks, that pay homage to the African American aesthetic, have been channeled by celebrities including Tracee Ellis Ross and Uzo Aduba,... Continue Reading

Jordin Sparks Forced to Defend White Mother After Disrespectful Fan Attack

I understand that racial tensions are high and people are all the way in their feelings since Donald Trump’s election… but are we really attacking people for who their parents are? Singer Jordin Sparks found herself in the unenviable position... Continue Reading

White Model Apologizes, Discusses Black Erasure, After Appearing on the Cover of a Black Hair Magazine

Black British hair magazine Blackhair recently featured an English-Malaysian model on its December/January 2017 cover. This might have gone unnoticed since the model, Emily Bador, was styled with a curly red wig and could easily pass for a black or... Continue Reading

[Video] Insecure’s Yvonne Orji: I’m a 32-Year-Old Virgin Who Has Never Masturbated

HBO’s Insecure has become a weekly watching ritual for many black women, and we were happy to find that the show has been renewed for a second season! The cast is lead by Issa Rae, playing a fictional version of... Continue Reading

Ava Duvernay Tweets Donald Trump Directly After He Criticizes the Cast of Hamilton

The controversy of the week for our President-elect stars the cast of Hamilton, the hit broadway musical. Yes, you read that correctly. Apparently, Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended a performance of the musical on Friday night, and after being booed... Continue Reading

White Woman Says She Envies Black Women’s Strength, Black Woman Responds with Epic Drag

After Trump’s election, as women of color everywhere were trying to grasp the implication, for themselves, their children and loved ones, of having a United States president whom both KKK and Nazi groups have endorsed, a white woman posted in... Continue Reading

‘I Don’t Know Where Dark Skinned Girls are Getting This Confidence From’: Black Vlogger Receives Nasty Shade on IG

Black beauty and lifestyle vlogger Jennifer Olaleye was targeted by two non-black women on Instagram after posting a stunning image. The two hateful women derided Jennifer, asserting that her confidence in her dark-skinned beauty was contrived. Jennifer’s response was classy... Continue Reading

ESPN Analyst Sage Steele Says Her White Husband Should be Praised for Marrying Her, a Biracial Woman

Sage Steele, ESPN analyst, is currently getting dragged to the high heavens on Twitter for her recent Facebook post about diversity. Here’s what she had to say (emphases ours): As a self-proclaimed, proud bi-racial woman — my father is black and... Continue Reading

‘I Cannot Carry Your Judgment’: Pregnant and Unwed NYC Pastor Says She Refuses to Be Shamed Out of the Pulpit

One of the chief criticisms of Christian culture is that it’s too judgmental. That sins are often ranked from ‘best to worst’ and judged accordingly. So when Harlem, New York pastor Desiree Allen went public with her pregnancy and refused... Continue Reading

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