You’re probably asking yourself, “What’s a Kodak Black?” Believe me, I’ve asked myself that question every time I’ve heard the rapper’s name. But then I remember that he looks like the spawn of Satan, has tattoos on his face and has a rap sheet longer than Donald Trump’s thinning “hair.”
Lil’ Kim’s face is forever changing, so it’s no shock that she debuted a newer version of herself on Instagram this weekend.
This nuh. Former pro-baller Gilbert Arenas recently spewed his hateful ignorance all over Instagram and was summarily (and rightly) dragged for it.
Hashtags have defined pop culture. You spot them all over social media, and now many of them have become popular phrases, especially when they highlight blackness: #BlackBoyJoy, #BlackLivesMatter, #GrowingUpBlack, and the list goes on.
Donald Trump’s demonizing of the news media affects African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans, too, although you might not realize it from some of the conversations about the First Amendment taking place in the media and other public spaces.
Every once in a while, the internet will bring tears to your eyes. And a viral video from a Baltimore City classroom proves that solidarity among black women and girls can be magical.
Though not straightforward, there is a connection between who we think is desirable and whose life has value within a white supremacist country like the United States. This question of value came to a head in the candidacy and unfortunate election of Donald Trump.
Dr. Yaba Blay, a leading voice on beauty politics and the creator of Professional Black Girl, has been in the game for a minute, loving on black women and girls from the top of their heads to the bottom of their feet.
If you aren’t up on your Twitter hashtags this week, Smoochr created quite the (I’m sure intended) buzz when #shutdownsmoochr began trending earlier this week. On Blavity, Tyler Young called the new dating app a “digital paper bag test.” Allowing users to filter their prospects based on skin tone, lip size and hair…
“Team light-skinned” has been rolling off people’s tongues like layups in the last few weeks, in conversation and social media alike, mostly because two-time league MVP Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA this year and were in the finals, and maybe because Zach LaVine of the Minnesota…
Colorism, which privileges lighter skin over darker, is an issue that not affects not only African Americans but pretty much all people of color around the world.