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Attorney Jailed For Wearing #BlackLivesMatter Pin In Court

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An Ohio judge sentenced an attorney to 5 days in jail because she refused to remove her Black Lives Matter pin. Attorney Andrea Burton wore the pin while defending her client in a Youngstown, Ohio court. Burton was then charged with contempt of court and said...

Must Read: Joy Bryant Pens A Moving Essay On Self Love

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I read somewhere that validation is for parking. Ain't that the truth… Check out my @refinery29 piece (link in my profile) on how I'm still learning that hard lesson. A photo posted by Joy Bryant (@joybeezy) on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:13pm PDT Actress and...

Celebrities React To Donald Trump’s RNC Acceptance Speech

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Stars tuned in to watch the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday, and unsurprisingly, most of them didn’t have anything positive to say in response to Donald Trump’s dark, hour-long presidential nominee acceptance speech.   In contrast to past Republican...

Should Leslie Jones Have Chosen A Black Designer For Her “Ghostbusters” Premiere Dress?

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Nobody was happy to hear Leslie Jones had a tough time finding someone to dress her for the premiere of Ghostbusters earlier this month. And though we’re happy Christian Siriano finally stepped up to the plate — and there’s no denying Jones looked a-mazing in that red...

Yara Shahidi Gives Speech On Combatting Hollywood Stereotypes

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Yara Shahidi is wise beyond her teen years. And in a recent speech about combatting stereotypes, she proves once again that she believes in using her voice to speak out on issues. Yara was recently on hand to accept her philanthropy  award at Points of Life...

Isn’t It Funny How Rappers Will Jump On Every Bandwagon But Black Lives Matter?

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Have you peeped all the black men walking around with half-shaven heads and two cornrow braids that meet at the top? The trendy hairstyle seen on men like The Game and Chris Brown is a personal pet peeve of mine, but, pettiness aside, the look...