Post Tagged with: "black women"

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

Any serious executive in the film industry still insisting that diversity doesn’t win big at the box office clearly hasn’t been paying attention to 2017 so far. This summer’s breakout […]

August 8, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

FEMINIST FRIDAY: TNT’s ‘Claws’ Series Is The Female ‘Breaking Bad’, & Pantene Celebrates Natural Hair

We’re back with another Feminist Friday piece and this week’s edition of our favorite video round-up packs a punch! If you thought Walter White’s money laundering skills was the stuff […]

June 9, 2017 ×
Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

April 24, 2017 ×
Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

Blogger Creates Brilliant Photo Series To Shut Down Excuses Against Diversity In Fashion Campaigns

This photo series needs to be shown to every person in the fashion, beauty, and advertising world! Humans are often driven by visuals, and in the case of fashion where […]

January 24, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY – ‘The Racial Politics Of Abortion’ & It’s Impact On Black Women

FEMINIST FRIDAY – ‘The Racial Politics Of Abortion’ & It’s Impact On Black Women

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! By now you know the drill – this is our ongoing series where we share a handful of videos we have been watching […]

November 11, 2016 ×
Feminism, Beyonce & Masculinity – Academic Courses Inspiring Youth To Change Culture

Feminism, Beyonce & Masculinity – Academic Courses Inspiring Youth To Change Culture

Many of us can remember a time sitting in school, wishing we were far away from math class and instead rocking out to our favorite music. Perhaps some of us […]

November 11, 2016 ×
Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

Actress Amandla Stenberg On Using Social Media As A Tool For Her Activism

By now you are probably already familiar with actress Amandla Stenberg for her role as the ill-fated Rue in ‘The Hunger Games’. Many social media users are also a fan […]

August 9, 2016 ×
Jamila Woods’ ‘Black Girl Soldier’ Hits The Right Lyrical Note On Race, Feminism & Identity

Jamila Woods’ ‘Black Girl Soldier’ Hits The Right Lyrical Note On Race, Feminism & Identity

Whether it’s Beyonce unapologetically performing at the Super Bowl, or broadcasting her visual masterpiece ‘Lemonade’ on our screens, women talking about the need to distinguish and give space for black […]

July 15, 2016 ×
‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

May 17, 2016 ×
Nicki Minaj Talks Equal Pay, Being A Black Woman In Pop Culture, & Working With Beyonce

Nicki Minaj Talks Equal Pay, Being A Black Woman In Pop Culture, & Working With Beyonce

If there’s one artist who we can always count on to push the boundaries and not be afraid to raise her voice, it’s Nicki Minaj. She has become one of […]

May 16, 2016 ×
Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

Why The 2016 ‘Black Girls Rock’ Event Broke This Black Man Right On Down

By Jarrett Hill I don’t know where to even start, as I sit, watch, feel. I observe, consume, and admire in awe and wonder at what just happened before me. […]

April 11, 2016 ×
How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

While we continue to slow clap on a regular basis about the body positivity movement that is infiltrating mainstream fashion and advertising, we’re adding a standing ovation to this particular […]

April 7, 2016 ×
Channing Dungey Becomes The First Black President At A Major US Broadcast Network

Channing Dungey Becomes The First Black President At A Major US Broadcast Network

Well now here’s a bit of awesome news which very appropriately falls within Black History Month. TV executive Channing Dungey has officially become the first black president at any major […]

March 7, 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 ×
Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

Producer & ‘Project Greenlight’ Star Effie Brown On The Consequence Of Speaking Up In Hollywood

In case you missed it, the newly revamped Ben Affleck and Matt Damon series on HBO ‘Project Greenlight’ returned to the small screen with an explosive first episode that firmly […]

November 3, 2015 ×