The hashtag lends itself to the "strong, black woman" archetype, Dr. Linda Chavers writes in the Elle article "Here's My Problem With #BlackGirlMagic."
Elle Canada became the latest magazine to culturally appropriate Black fashion, when it called Dashikis the new it-item.
Elle France beauty editor Jeanne Deroo (pictured right) is apologizing for wearing a costume emulating Solange Knowles (pictured) while in blackface, according to the International Business Times. SEE ALSO: Black Town Mayor Racially Abuses Cops After DUI Arrest [VIDEO] Deroo donned the costume, complete with Afro, for a private party late last month. When she […]
Black Eyed Peas artist Will.I.Am made headlines recently for calling women with condoms in their homes “tacky” in an interview with Elle Magazine. Elle: If you walked into a woman’s house, what one item would convince you that you weren’t compatible? W: If she had condoms in her house, that would just f[—]in’ throw me […]
Let me make this point from the very top: Gabourey Sidibe is a wonderful actress. She was pitch-perfect as the abused and ultimately triumphant teenager in Precious and rightly deserved her Oscar nomination for best actress. Watching a smart and talented African-American woman get her due in these racially tense times is something that always […]
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