Having money or status does not preclude anyone from experiencing racism, and director Barry Jenkins knows that first hand. At the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, he relayed an experience he had while promoting his film Moonlight—and said it’s important for everyone to speak out when it happens to…
New York Fashion Week is well under way, and models with various textures of hair sashayed down the runway to represent. Why have a show dedicated to showcasing coils, curls and kinks, you say? Because natural hair matters.
Color! Shades! Shapes! Fluidity! These are all things we love to see in any collection of clothing, but we love seeing it even more on the runway, which is what made watching designer Prabal Gurung’s Spring-Summer 2019 presentation such a delight.
For Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper, it has been a long, 15-year journey to get the Afropunk Festival from the small, local hangout for passionate message-board friends in the alt-punk space congregating in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, NY, to the internationally renowned entertainment juggernaut it is today.
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Although I would probably find it difficult to digest poultry seasoned with thoughts and prayers and couldn’t imagine preferring guitar solos to bass-infused musical breakdowns, I must confess that there is one part of caucasity that I found undeniably attractive:
There have been and will continue to be calls for Valerie Scogin — the Louisiana school teacher who essentially called black people lazy animals who should go back to Africa—to be suspended and/or fired. These demands have merit, because not only is Scogin racist, she got her “facts” from a MAGA fortune cookie. And…
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As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung and the always inclusive Chromat, to name a few), it’s easy to applaud the fashion world for finally taking notice of the fact that big girls (surprise!) like to be well-dressed, too.
When cartoonist Mark Knight tweeted an image of his cartoon depicting Serena Williams’ disagreement with Umpire Carlos Ramos in the Finals of the U.S. Open, he responded to the public criticisms of racism by asserting that “it had nothing to do with gender or race,” according to Melbourne Australia’s Herald Sun.
The president of the United States of White America shouldn’t need a crash course on arguably the most horrific tragedy in American history in the past 50 years (followed closely the Russian assist that gave this president the White House), yet, here we are.
When the shoe throw heard around the world took place at the now infamous Harper’s Bazaar “ICONS by Carine Roitfeld” party on Friday night, Kelly Rowland was a reluctant witness. In fact, several reports noted that the singer (and our personal all-time favorite of Destiny’s Children) had just posed for a picture with…
They’ve still yet to cast any fuller-figured bodies, but Victoria’s Secret is at least keeping its annual runway show colorful, casting a new crop of melanated models for its 2018 event in November, which will be televised worldwide.
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Looks like Marshawn Lynch wasn’t always the stone-faced, strong, running back who’s just here so he won’t get fined. In high school, Marshawn Lynch looked like the black guy on a Canadian teen show that was partly sponsored by the school district to teach kids how to say no to drugs and not have sex before marriage.
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Instead of posting a meme on Black Twitter, a Louisiana high school teacher took to White Facebook to offer her well-thought-out solutions for some of America’s toughest challenges by suggesting that you-know-who “quit acting like animals” and cease “voting for handouts and pay taxes.”
When Beyoncé kicked off the On the Run II tour in June wearing a sparkling mesh custom bodysuit and blazer by LaQuan Smith, it was a sign that the designer had arrived. Smith, who began his label at 21 after learning the craft from his grandmother, has been outfitting Bey, Kim Kardashian West and more for years, but…