Black Don’t Crack? Black Women Believe They Age Best, According To A Survey

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We’ve all heard the old adage “black don’t crack” and more than a few of us believe it’s true, according to a recent survey by Allure Magazine. The glossy polled 2,000 women and men about aging and learned that 86% of the African-American participants believed...

Ending Rape Culture: Now an international movement

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From The Grio - “We don’t raise boys to be men,” said former NFL quarterback turned feminist Don McPherson. “We raise them not to be women, or gay men.” That brutally honest statement delivered at the March 8th launch of “Ring the Bell” — a bold...

Living the TV-Less Life

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I have become one of those people–those super granola folks who have gotten rid of the idiot box that peddles the messy blob that is pop culture. Yep, I don’t own a television. It’s been a few months now and I must say, I don’t...

Top Casting Director Speaks on White-Washed Fashion Shows: “It Doesn’t Need To Represent Reality”

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By now, the statistics don’t even shock us anymore. Approximately 90% of the models in Fall 2013 runway shows across the world were white, and more white models were cast than in previous seasons. When supermodels like Chanel Iman talk about expressly being turned down...

The State of Black Media: “Difficult at Best”

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Media targeted toward people of color, specifically black Americans, is struggling. Most media consumers recognize the decline, but the Pew Research Center has confirmed it. Three of Pew’s researchers, Emily Guskin, Amy Mitchell and Mark Jurkowitz, examined several print, radio, TV and digital publications aimed...