diversity

Ajak Deng Returns To Modeling One Week After Calling It Quits

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Less than one week after announcing her early retirement, Australian Model Ajak Deng is back in the business. Deng previously felt like she could no longer handle the “fakes and lies” of the industry and threw both hands in the air, figuratively speaking. So why...

Open Thread: What Did You Think of Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue?

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Chris Rock stepped on a lot of pink toes last night during his opening monologue for the Oscars. But then again, when you’re being paid by an organization that hasn’t really gave a damn about diversity, who’s really winning here? Rock didn’t hold back when...

Chris Rock Breaks His Oscars Silence With Cryptic Tweet

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Chris Rock has remained silent on all things Oscar from the celebrity boycott plans to folks urging him not to host this year’s awards show to the entire #OscarsSoWhite controversy as a whole. But earlier today, Chris tweeted a 15 second video of static with...

Meryl Streep Addresses “We’re All Africans” Controversy In Huffington Post Blog

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Meryl Streep recently found herself in the middle of the quicksand that is the #OscarsSoWhite controversy after telling a reporter at the Berlin Film Festival, “We’re all Africans, really.” In a blog published to the Huffington Post Thursday called “Setting The Record Straight From Berlin,” Streep...

British Singer Lianne La Havas Gets Dragged On Twitter After Saying #BritsSoWhite is ‘Racist’

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Lianne La Havas is supposedly the next ‘it’ singer when it comes to soul music, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be held accountable for your actions on Twitter. During this week’s Brit Awards, many started using the hashtag #BritsSoWhite, because of the lack of...

Folks Are Upset With Zac Posen For Using Mostly Black Models Even Though His Collection Was Inspired By A Black Princess

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Last Monday, twenty-five black models walked for Zac Posen’s Fall 2016 collection at the New York Fashion Week. In an industry where black women are few and far between on the runway, this move caught the attention of many, even making headlines in the New...