International

Dominican TV Host Wears Blackface to Imitate Dominican Artist Amara La Negra

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The photo above is a picture of famed Dominican model and actress, Amara La Negra. Recently one of La Negra’s fellow Dominicans decided it would be cute to imitate her with blackface. #Repost @sehablaespanol7 ・・・ @geishamontes imitando a Amara La Negra @amaralanegraaln ¿Que les parecio? #GeishaAmara...

We All Wish We Could Look Like Winnie Mandela At 80 Years Old

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Winnie Mandela celebrated her 80th birthday last week in Cape Town and reminded us all to bow down to Blackness. Not looking a year over 40, Winnie delivered a heartfelt and comedic speech giving thanks for all of the acknowledgement she received and also poking a...

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

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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...

“Bazodee” — Trinidad & Tobago’s Big Feature Film — Is Kinda, Sorta Racist

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Bazodee, a feature film starring Trinidad and Tobago’s most prominent Soca artist, Machel Montano, premiered it’s trailer in Times Square over this past weekend. Of course, fans of Montano will likely rush to theatres (a list of theaters where the movie will be playing will...

CNN Set to Launch Nigerian Bureau

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CNN is going abroad and launching a new multi-platform in Nigeria. “This is a truly integrated role, and one that underlines CNN’s commitment to both Nigeria and Africa as a whole.  Stephanie will work across our platforms on both news and feature content.  In particular,...