Janelle Monáe is Brought to Tears By a Young Fan

On The Blog: JANELLE MONÁE IS BROUGHT TO TEARS BY A YOUNG FAN

It's no secret that we love Janelle Monáe here. Her authenticity, her living embodiment of uplift for Black women and girls, and her unchanging stance that being who we are should always be enough are just a few reasons why she has continued to enjoy praises from diverse communities both nationally … [Continue reading]

Black Girls Matter, Even When They Are in the White House

BLACK GIRLS MATTER, EVEN WHEN THEY ARE IN THE WHITE HOUSE

Last week, GOP staffer Elizabeth Lauten attempted to shame first daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama, for not smiling enough at their father's White House annual turkey pardoning ceremony. While the backlash against her words was inspiring, what was most heartening was universal disregard for her … [Continue reading]

Keke Palmer is Heading to Broadway as Cinderella

KEKE PALMER IS HEADING TO BROADWAY AS CINDERELLA

We all fell in love with then thirteen year-old Ms. Keke Palmer when she starred in Akeelah and the Bee (2006) opposite Laurence Fishburne and Angela … [Continue reading]

LaVerne Cox is First Openly Trans Woman to Get an Emmy Nod Ever

LAVERNE COX IS FIRST OPENLY TRANS WOMAN TO GET AN EMMY NOD EVER

Thursday's Emmy nominations were exciting for many reasons. But, one of the most notable reasons is Laverne Cox, transgender actress who plays a … [Continue reading]

Misty Copeland is More Than Just a Ballerina

On The Blog: MISTY COPELAND IS MORE THAN JUST A BALLERINA

Misty Copeland is only the third black woman in history to be named a soloist in the American Ballet Theater (ABT) and the first in the last two … [Continue reading]

Alexis Wilkinson Leads Harvard Lampoon Amidst #ITooAmHarvard Dust Up

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You may or may not have heard the name Alexis Wilkinson recently. She is the first black president of the iconic humor magazine "The Harvard Lampoon." … [Continue reading]