Pharrell Williams Points To Michael Brown’s ‘Bullyish Behavior’ as a ‘Problem’

Multi-talented artist, Pharrell Williams is at the top of his game and garnered an enviable level of respectability in the entertainment industry. His accomplishments have at times presented him in ...

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Kelis is Headed to the Cooking Channel with 'Holiday Feast With Kelis' Special

Kelis is an artist who has never been known to charter the predictable territory of her colleagues. The ‘Milkshake’ singer is still touring and doling out her signature beats but ...

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Saturday Night Live Misses the Mark with “Annie” Spoof

Saturday Night Live never seems to be able to get it right when it comes to the realm of Black women. After years of evading the issue of why they ...

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Shonda Rhimes Slayed The Ratings Game This Season

Thursday nights have been regulated to Shondaland and the numbers prove that they are profitably thriving. ABC has a lot to celebrate  – thanks to their affiliation with Shonda Rhimes who ...

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Marlon Wayans Defends His Right to Use the N-Word

Marlon Wayans is taking his right to use the N-word seriously by filing legal docs in defense of an Instagram post that depicts him calling an extra from his film ...

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Queen Latifah Confirmed to Host the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Queen Latifah has landed quite an impressive gig. The daytime talk show host has been invited to host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize concert-taking place in Oslo, Norway. According to ...

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Why I’m More Of A “Girls” Black Girl

I'm so much more into Hannah Horvath than Olivia Pope, and this is why.

Pharrell’s New Album Cover Draws Criticism Because Of The Lack Of Brown Skinned Women

A live stream of Pharrell’s much-anticipated album dropped last night two weeks before its release. GIRL is Pharrell’s first album in 8 years, and after the success of  “Get Lucky,” “Blurred Lines,” and “Happy,” it’s safe to say he made a lot of people happy. But...

U.S. Girls Are Hitting Puberty Earlier & Childhood Obesity May Be A Culprit

U.S. girls are hitting puberty earlier, and childhood obesity may be a culprit. The average age of puberty has dropped several months since the 1990s to just under nine years old for black girls and nine and a half for white girls, according to a...

Young Girls & The “Am I Ugly Or Pretty” YouTube Trend

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the third leading cause of death in kids and young adults ages 15 to 24.  Suicide attempts are on the rise too, from 6.3 percent in 2009 to 7.8 percent in 2011.  A recent...

‘Girls’ Gets Its First Black Woman

In a recent interview with Ebony, Danielle Brooks, who stars as Taystee on Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black, revealed that she’s recently been cast on HBO’s Girls.  “I just shot an episode of ‘Girls’ for HBO,” Brooks told Ebony when asked about what’s next for her....