Black Woman Kicked Off Delta-SkyWest Flight Over Airplane-Mode Dispute Still Seeking Answers

In late June, cellphone video taken on a Delta-Skywest plane circulated around social media. Posted by Robyn Rodgers on Facebook and an Instagram account under her alias, Deejay Reborn, the videos show a white flight attendant arguing with Rodgers, and then with others on a small aircraft, about their behavior on the…

The 10 Best Things About Being a 'Confirmed Black Racist'

Over the weekend, I received a quite kind email from a man named “Jake” with a series of screenshots from articles I’ve written about white people attached to it. The subject of the email read “Your a Confirmed Black Racist.” I was immediately compelled to thank Jake for gathering so much of my work in one place—he…

Trump's Joint Press Conference With Russian President Makes Their Secret Love an Official Relationship

The president of the United States is currently in a relationship with the Justin Bieber of world leaders. Vladimir Putin is not just a bad boy, he’s a Russian mobster, a dictator and an actual thug, not a play thug for R&B likes. The president has been caught talking to Putin on his burner phone late at night under…

Fast and Fierce: Is the World's Fastest Woman En Route to Being One of Its Most Fashionable?

Give me a workout session, but make it fashion. That’s what Olympian Tori Bowie did for fashion site Coveteur, which covered the world champion runner in a fashion-fueled stretch, pose and sprint session just prior to her appearance on the red carpet as on of Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 on July 12.

#CampaigningWhileBlack: Police Called on Black Students Canvassing for Congressional Candidate 

Everyone who watches Fox News knows the ingredients for the unseasoned white recipe for black success. Instead of protesting, complaining and blaming everything on “the white man,” if “the blacks” were really interested in equality, justice and success, they would focus on education, hard work and getting involved in…

'We're More Than Capable': Pose Stars Push Back on Cis Actors Playing Trans Roles

Actors Mj Rodriguez and Indya Moore have recently become part of television history as part of the cast of producer Ryan Murphy’s latest offering, Pose. The series, which features both the largest-ever number of transgender actors as series regulars and recurring cast of LGBTQ actors for a scripted series, also broke…

I Am Women: Lupita Nyong'o Co-Stars in Calvin Klein's Latest Fragrance Launch

It’s been 13 years since Calvin Klein—who created still-recognizable zeitgeist scents like Obsession and Eternity—has released a new fragrance. But now under the helm of chief creative officer Raf Simons, the brand is returning to creating iconic scents with the July launch of a new scent, simply called “Women.”