Uncensored: Alexandra Shipp Attempts to Clarify Those Colorism Comments for Glamour Magazine

Alexandra Shipp will not be censored. The 27-year-old actress was best known for her roles in the 2014 biopic, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B and 2015’s Oscar-nominated Straight Outta Compton before being cast as Marvel superhero Storm in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse; but Shipp sparked a storm of her own on social media…

The New York Times Finally Recognizes the Legacies of These World-Changing Black Women

On Women‚Äôs Day, the New York Times published an interactive collection called ‚ÄúOverlooked,‚ÄĚ a series of obituaries written for notable figures who are long gone but for myriad reasons were not recognized by the Times when they died. In it, the Times acknowledges that over the years, it has repeatedly neglected to‚Ķ

On Reinvention and Remission: Chef Elle Simone Scott Is Paving the Way for Women of Color in the Culinary Industry

Detroit native chef Elle Simone Scott is one of the scintillating on-air talents and food stylists on America’s Test Kitchen. Her rich roots and passion for culinary arts were inspired by cooking with her grandmother at a very young age; years later, she’d moonlight in the hospitality industry after earning…

Survey Finds Men of Color Are More Likely to Say Sexual Assault Is a ‚ÄėSerious Problem‚Äô Than White Women ... for Real

A new Washington Post-ABC poll surveying Americans‚Äô attitudes toward sexual harassment found that women of color were more likely than other groups to say that sexual harassment in the workplace was a ‚Äúserious problem.‚ÄĚ Among those surveyed, 86 percent of nonwhite women said that workplace sexual harassment was a‚Ķ

Join The Root and Fusion for a Discussion on ‚ÄėRealizing Genius: Mentorship and Women of Color‚Äô¬†

It’s hard charting a successful career path as a woman of color, which is why having a mentor is so important. But often, women of color don’t have mentors, or they have mentorships with men. And while having a male mentor is better than having no mentor at all, how do you find someone to help you navigate the…