The topic of respectability politics arose again this weekend after Turkey Leg Hut, a popular soul food restaurant in Houston, Texas, unveiled a dress code policy that spurred anti-Black accusations aimed at Black patrons.
A new Black Lives Matter-inspired college course in southern California was being criticized for having "really little to do with education" and instead promoting "violence and segregation."
Gov. Bel and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, freeing up funds for flood related assistance.
Zoe Saldana wants all men to know taking their wife’s last name will not lead to their demise. After it was revealed that Zoe’s husband, artist Marco Perego, decided to take her surname, many fans and critics chimed in, even implying the Guardians of the Galaxy actress persuaded him to do it. In a Facebook post […]
Raven-Symonè is making headlines for her take on the controversy surrounding a Univision personality’s recent comments about Michelle Obama. The Empire actress sat in as a guest host for The View on Monday, and in an attempt to play devil’s advocate during the discussion surrounding Univision host Rodner Figueroa’s firing for comparing the First Lady to an ape, the 29-year-old […]
Spirit Week, a fun event for high school students that allows teens to get creative with costumes and sport their school pride, was shaken up when…
From Blackvoices.com: Essence editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray told Black Voices in a written statement that Ellianna Placas, a former fashion editor at O: Home and Us Weekly, is just part of Essence’s growing fashion team.
From Clutchmagonline.com: On Friday evening, cultural critic and writer Michaela angela Davis tweeted: “It is with a heavy heavy heart I have learned that Essence magazine has engaged a white fashion director, this hurts, literally, spiritually.” Michaela’s tweet erupted a series of reactions, re-tweets, and scores of Facebook comments. Responses ranged from shock, disappointment to utter confusion.
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