Post Tagged with: "African American"

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]

November 28, 2017 ×
History-Makers President Obama And Misty Copeland Team Up To Talk About Racism & Female Empowerment

History-Makers President Obama And Misty Copeland Team Up To Talk About Racism & Female Empowerment

One of them became the first African American to hold the title of President of the United States, and the other was the first African American female principal dancer at […]

April 13, 2016 ×
American Girl Adds A Civil Rights-Era African American Doll To Its Collection

American Girl Adds A Civil Rights-Era African American Doll To Its Collection

Some great news for American Girl doll fans, the popular toy manufacturer has announced it is releasing a new doll in its BeForever historic line to mark the Civil Rights […]

March 4, 2016 ×
The Pressures Of Being African-American According To Beyonce

The Pressures Of Being African-American According To Beyonce

It was approximately a year ago, in December 2013 that Queen Bey released her most stealth album. The self-titled ‘Beyonce‘ was released on iTunes with no fanfare, and sold over […]

December 15, 2014 ×
Broadway’s First African-American Cinderella: Keke Palmer

Broadway’s First African-American Cinderella: Keke Palmer

Actress and talk show host Keke Palmer is on a roll! The trailblazing star is taking her talent to Broadway, and breaking barriers along the way. In June this year […]

August 8, 2014 ×
Michelle Howard Becomes The 1st Four-Star Woman In US Navy History

Michelle Howard Becomes The 1st Four-Star Woman In US Navy History

Ahem, that’s Vice-Admiral Michelle Howard to you all! This woman has literally just changed the face of US Military history by becoming the first woman and first African-American to be […]

July 4, 2014 ×
SNL & The Daily Show Get A Dose Of Diversity (Finally!)

SNL & The Daily Show Get A Dose Of Diversity (Finally!)

Both Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show are among some of the most long-running and popular show in America. One is responsible for launching careers for a slew of […]

January 16, 2014 ×
Actress Gabourey Sidibe: “I Was Born To Stand Out”

Actress Gabourey Sidibe: “I Was Born To Stand Out”

For an actress who has only been in the game four years, being nominated for an Oscar for her very first feature film is pretty major! Were talking, of course, […]

November 21, 2013 ×
A Female President Has Been Elected!

A Female President Has Been Elected!

In the world of showbiz, that is! Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s board of governors. The […]

August 2, 2013 ×
Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland Breaking Ballet Stereotypes

Meet Misty Copeland, if you haven’t already yet. She is a 30 year old ballerina in the American Ballet Theatre. That in itself is a huge achievement, as anyone who […]

July 19, 2013 ×