Kanye West Talks About His Career, Album & ‘Yeezus’

by
Kanye West recently sat down with The New York Times to discuss his career, personal life and new album, “Yeezus”.  The soon to be new baby daddy, didn’t exactly speak candidly about either subjects, but seemed to cloak his responses in nuance and typical Kanye-esque...

Black Women’s Blueprint Launches “Truth Commission” to Address Sexual Violence in the Black Community

by
Black Women’s Blueprint, an organization that “provides the personal and political spaces as well as the resources needed for women to engage in intersectional advocacy at the grassroots and societal level,” has launched the “Truth Commission.” The grassroots initiative was developed to address the impact...

Protective Styling Choice for Naturals: Heat Free Movement

by
I’ve been natural since 1994 and have gone through different stages of styles.  I’ve had everything from a barbershop cut, to a super huge wash and go but I never shied away from wearing a weave as a protective styling choice.  When I did choose...

Grace Colbert, Star of Cheerios Ad, Responds to Racist Backlash

by
It’s been almost two weeks since Cheerios released a commercial featuring an interracial family with a white mother, black father and biracial child. Internet backlash was immediate. Hateful slurs and racist vitriol led Cheerios to close the comments section on the commercial’s YouTube video. Grace...

Tia Mowry Poses for PETA, Talks Getting Bullied on Twitter For Being A Vegan

by
Though some stereotypes would have you believe we only eat poorly, there is a substantial black vegan community. Actress Tia Mowry is lending her celebrity to the growing vegan movement by posing for the latest PETA ad. However, rather than go naked, Tia is photographed...