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Janelle Monáe Proposes A Sex Strike “Until Every Man Is Fighting For Women’s Rights”

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Until Every Man Is Fighting For Our Rights, We Should Consider Stopping Having Sex — Janelle Monáe In an latest issue of Marie Claire, singer and Moonlight actress discussed sex strikes, empowerment,  gender norms and why people should “start respecting the vagina.” From Marie Claire:...

Hidden Figures Director Fictionalized A Scene To Create A White Hero Moment

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Hidden Figures, Oscar Nominee for Best Picture, has dominated the box office since it hit theaters. The second largest domestic grosser for Fox behind Deadpool, starring Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae has brought in a whopping $104 million to date. The film...

#BlackWomenRock on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Cover

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Janelle Monae, Lupita Nyong’o, Ruth Negga and Aja Naomi King are just a couple of the actresses featured on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue cover and they look absolutely amazing! With the women in hues of gold and pink, the shoot was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz,...

Taraji P Henson Doesn’t Want Hidden Figures To Be Labeled A ‘Black’ Movie

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Hidden Figures stars Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae cover Parade Magazine’s January issue. The powerful three star together as three brilliant African-American women who break gender and race lines while serving as the brains behind John Glenn‘s launch into space – but...

#SayHerName: Janelle Monáe’s Cousin Killed in Kansas City Drive-By Shooting

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“Gun violence has struck home. My beautiful 1st cousin was murdered. She was a mother of 3. Loved by her community. #NatashaHays #sayhername” — Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe wants gun violence after her cousin, a mother-of-three, was killed in a Kansas drive-by shooting. Natasha Hays and...

Beyoncé, Rihanna, Janelle Monae And More: “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If Black In America”

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae and more have come together to make a powerful statement about what it means to be black in America. The video “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black In America” highlights the innocuous, every day actions...