Right Side Of History: The End Of DOMA, Prop 8

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The often discriminatory and myopic views of some evangelicals and the rallying cries for progress and equality from the LGBTQ community and their straight allies have led us to this pivotal point in our nation’s history. The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of same-sex...

The Friday 5: This Week’s Fabulous News About Black Women

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We’ve all heard the adage “black girls’ rock,” but sometimes the sentiment is lost amidst all of the negativity lodged at us. This compilation of our amazing accomplishments reminds us of the greatness residing within us. Regina King Lands an ABC Pilot “Southland” star Regina...

Friday Finds: Prince, Real Love and Toni Morrison

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Welcome to Friday Finds! The spot where I share with you some of the cool things I stumbled upon during the week. Enjoy! 1. Get into Stories about Prince. Few things are funnier than made-up, satirical celebrity profiles/stories. (If you’re a New Yorker and you...

Congratulations: Tina Turner is Getting Married!

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Fresh off her Vogue cover, musical icon Tina Turner is planning to wed her longtime love Erwin Bach. Turner (73) and Bach (57) plan to wed this year in a ceremony at the lake of Zürich, according to Swiss tabloid newspaper Blick. Details including a white dress code...

India.Arie and the Skin Bleaching Rumor Mill

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All it takes is a bright flash or lighter foundation to send the skin bleaching rumor mill into overdrive. India.Arie learned the hard way when she released the artwork for the first single off her new album “Songversation,” entitled “Cocoa Butter.” The artwork shows India.Arie...