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#AfroPunkBK2016: Woman Goes Topless For Breast Cancer Awareness

Afropunk is more than a music festival. It is a movement. A movement defined by hard drawn political line: no racism, no sexism, no ableism, no ageism, no homophobia, no transphobia and most simply, no hatefulness. These lines are etched into the DNA of the...

Black Men Are Standing Behind Leslie Jones With #BlackMenSupportLeslie

Black men are showing support for Ghostbusters and SNL star Leslie Jones after a recent hacking of her iCloud account that resulted in loads of personal info along with nude photos being posted to her website before Tumblr eventually took it down. In the hours...

Usain Bolt Cheating Rumors, Nate Parker & Confronting Black Male Hypersexuality

Nate Parker recently gave an Ebony.com interview where he confronted rape allegations and male privilege, after previously giving several other ill-advised interviews about his 1999 rape case that sparked backlash leading many to retract support for the much-anticipated Fall film “Birth of a Nation.” In...

This Couple’s City Hall Wedding Was Everything And More

Many of us have been planning our weddings since we were old enough to grasp the concept of a color scheme. We’ve got Pinterest boards filled with the most elaborate, fairytale level ideas we’d someday like to implement but one couple – who opted for...

Black High School Students In South Africa Protest After Being Told To Straighten Their Hair

Students at Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa joined together in protest today after enduring months of racism and abuse by their white teachers. “I have a natural afro, but a teacher told me I need to comb my hair because it looks...

Georgia Mom Arrested After Pepper Spraying Son’s Attackers

A Georgia mom was recently arrested after trying to defend her son against attackers. According to WSBTV, Shawanda Favors at Atlanta’s New Schools at Carver. “The parent was apprehended by the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department and charged for her inappropriate conduct. Four students were treated and one...