Women of Color

Inside MC Lyte's Beautiful Love Story, Plus More Wedding Photos

MC Lyte has a rock, and a great love story too.<p>Hi." That's what renowned rapper Lana "MC Lyte" Moorer wrote to the cutie with the bright smile she …

Race & Ethnicity

Twitter Was Just As Confused As You About That LaVar Ball Interview On CNN

There's a bizarre beef brewing between former reality star Donald Trump and the NBA's most outspoken dad LaVar Ball. And things took an even more …

Race & Ethnicity

#MeToo: Gabby Douglas Says Former USA Team Doctor Sexually Abused Her

Source: EMMANUEL DUNAND / GettyDays after she got dragged for suggesting that women can protect themselves from rape by dressing modestly, <b>Gabby</b> …

Race & Ethnicity

Black Women Were Fit And Fierce At The 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Legs long and toned, abs tight and arms lean, they didn't come to play.

Fashion Modeling

“Stop talking about racial consciousness and racism will disappear”: Journalist Glória Maria provokes controversy citing Morgan Freeman’s views on race

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Whenever I get into a discussion with a friend, family member or colleague about whatever topic it may be, and we discover</i> …

Racism

She May Only Be 5’1″, But Phaedra Parks Is The Newest Wilhemina Model And Her Portfolio Is Stunning

She may not be on Season 10 of Real Housewives of Atlanta, but if you know anything about Phaedra Parks, it's that she will always find a way to make …

Race & Ethnicity

Bun In The Oven: Eva Marcille Is Expecting Baby Number 2

Source: Prince Williams / GettyModel/actress <b>Eva Marcille</b> announced today that she is pregnant, again!The newest ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ peach …

Race & Ethnicity

Watch Jay-Z Halt Concert To Deliver Inspirational Message To Young Fan

Last night saw Jay-Z pause his show to deliver a powerful and feminist message to a young fan in the audience. Watch footage from the gig below.<p>The …

Race & Ethnicity

“Feeling Like Miss Mary Jane Herself!”: See Demetria Obilor, Or “Traffic Bae,” In Gabrielle Union’s New York & Company Line

We’ve told you about Dallas reporter Demetria Obilor, otherwise known by the Internet as “Traffic bae.” The 26-year-old beauty is the traffic …

Race & Ethnicity

#FreeCyntoiaBrown: Social Media Rallies Around Tennessee Teen Sentenced To Life In Prison After Fatally Shooting Her Abuser

The intricate layers of the juvenile court system have failed yet another Black woman.<b>Cyntoia Brown</b> was tried as an adult and sentenced to 51 years …

Race & Ethnicity

“Queen Sugar’s” Rutina Wesley Announces Her Engagement To Girlfriend

The "Queen Sugar" and "True Blood" star shared the news of her engagement to a New Orleans chef in a somewhat cryptic Instagram post.

Race & Ethnicity

Aretha Franklin Is Alive Despite Death Rumors

Fans can breathe easy, Aretha Franklin is alive.<p>On Tuesday, a Twitter account shared news that Franklin had passed away, sending everyone into …

Race & Ethnicity

New Movie: A Wrinkle In Time (New Poster & Trailer)

I’m so excited to share with you an all-new trailer and poster from <b>A WRINKLE IN TIME</b> that opens in theatres everywhere March 9th, 2018! I can’t wait …

Race & Ethnicity

What Would You Do If Your Son Told You He Likes His Women “Vanilla”?

Dr. Simone seemed to laugh it off.

Race & Ethnicity

Evelyn Braxton Says Tamar’s In Denial About Abuse: “Women, In General, Are Weak-Minded When It Comes To Love”

Do you agree?

Race & Ethnicity

Michelle Obama Addresses Recent Sexual Assault Allegations: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Sick It Makes Me’

Source: Michael Kovac / GettyFormer First Lady <b>Michelle Obama</b> offered her perspective on the bevy of sexual assault allegations that have permeated …

Race & Ethnicity

Wardrobe Breakdown: Gwen Stefani on The Today Show

Gwen Stefani made an appearance on the <i>Today Show</i> on Monday morning to bring holiday cheer! She sang Christmas Eve live from her new holiday album. …

Race & Ethnicity

Who Is Cyntoia Brown? Social Media Rallies Around Child Sex Slave Sent To Prison For Killing Abuser

A film that sheds light on Cyntoia Brown, a young girl imprisoned for killing the man who solicited her as a 16-year-old child sex slave, hopes to …

Crime

“It’s Going To Be Pretty Interesting”: A Lean Tyler Perry Gave Up Meat — Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Tyler Perry has joined the growing list of stars who've decided to give up meat, and he picked an interesting time to go cold turkey.

Race & Ethnicity

Colin Kaepernick Speaks To Meek Mill, Says ‘He’s In Good Spirits’

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick is the latest celebrity to reach out to embattled Philly rapper Meek Mill and advocate for his release from …

Race & Ethnicity

Star Jones Had A Beautiful Bridal Brunch With Her Famous Friends In Bel Air Yesterday

attends the LDF 31th National Equal Justice Awards Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 2, 2017 in New York City.<p>Just a little less than a …

Race & Ethnicity

Judge Orders Tyrese To Refrain From Spanking Daughter, Enroll In Parenting Classes

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his …

Race & Ethnicity

Going From A Career Woman To One Who Doesn’t Work

Going from being an active professional to someone who does not work is quite the adjustment. Whether you’re making the change to be a stay at home …

Race & Ethnicity

Fenty Beauty's Lip Paint" STUNNA" Drops Thanksgiving Day

On Thanksgiving day as we sit around the table sharing all the beautiful things we are thankful for this year, we can go ahead and add Rihanna to the …

Race & Ethnicity

These 10 Black College Grads Are Among The Newest Group Of Rhodes Scholars

Ten talented young men and women have much to celebrate this holiday season, as they have made history by being selected for the latest group of …

Race & Ethnicity

Juju And Cam’ron End 10 Year Relationship After Cam’ron Caught Cheating

Smh.

Race & Ethnicity

Michael Vick And Wife Welcome A Baby Boy

The Vick family got an early Christmas present.<p>Michael Vick's wife, Kijafa, has given birth to their third child.<p>On Monday, the former NFL …

Race & Ethnicity

Lena Dunham's Fake Naïveté Is Hurting Black Folk. And It Needs To Stop.

Lena Dunham reminds me of a Spotify playlist I recently discovered called "Beggin' Ass R&B Songs."<p>Much like those songs, when Dunham finds herself in …

Feminism

Marshawn Lynch's Mom Had The Perfect Response To Donald Trump's Tweet

Mama Lynch did not come to play games.<p>On Monday, Donald Trump fired off a tweet criticizing Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for standing …

Race & Ethnicity

Why November 20 is a holiday and what the Day of Black Consciousness is

Families of the Homeless Workers Movement (MTST), who live in the Zumbi dos Palmares occupation, march on Leblon beach to celebrate Black …

Race & Ethnicity