Post Tagged with: "black women"

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Lupita Nyong’o Raising Her Voice About Sexual Harassment & The Importance Of Diversity

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is on a mission, and has been on a mission even before she became a household name thanks to her role as Patsey in ’12 Years […]

October 23, 2017 ×
Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

Standing Ovation For British Vogue’s New Editor Hiring A Number Of People Of Color

There has been plenty of talk about diversity in the fashion industry over the past few years, yet we are still seeing a huge disparity in terms of people of […]

October 11, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Black Women’s Impact On Feminism & Pro Choice Men Speaking Out

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our regular column where we share a handful of our favorite videos of the week! We’re all about dismantling misconceptions about feminism (sadly […]

October 6, 2017 ×
‘Insecure’ Creator & Pioneer TV Star Issa Rae Tackles Race & Gender On Her Hit Show

‘Insecure’ Creator & Pioneer TV Star Issa Rae Tackles Race & Gender On Her Hit Show

Season 2 of HBO’s newest hit show ‘Insecure’ has just wrapped up and has no doubt left fans and viewers on edge for Season 3, wondering what will happen between […]

September 26, 2017 ×
Celebrating Dr. Carla Hayden – The First Black Woman To Be Appointed Librarian Of Congress

Celebrating Dr. Carla Hayden – The First Black Woman To Be Appointed Librarian Of Congress

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin With most of the United States’ public institutions currently being undermined from within, the public – especially younger people – seem to be paying attention like […]

September 11, 2017 ×
She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

September 7, 2017 ×
British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

British-Ghanaian Artist Paints Murals Of Everyday, Inspirational Black Women Around London

We’re ALL about the increased representation of women of color and minorities, especially in the most visible public spaces. We’re living in an exciting time in history where digital and […]

August 31, 2017 ×
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 ×