Post Tagged with: "black women"

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 ×
‘Hannah’ Magazine, Focused On The Narrative Of Women Of Color, Is A Timely Publication

‘Hannah’ Magazine, Focused On The Narrative Of Women Of Color, Is A Timely Publication

We already know Ebony magazine, and Essence magazine exist, but Hannah Magazine is the publication dedicated to, by, and about women of color that is much needed right now. Hannah […]

October 22, 2015 ×
Viola Davis’ Historic Emmy Win Was Well Overdue, But It’s A Milestone Worth Talking About

Viola Davis’ Historic Emmy Win Was Well Overdue, But It’s A Milestone Worth Talking About

It’s official, Viola Davis has made one step forward for diversity in television, and one giant leap forward for women in entertainment in general. Over the weekend she won the […]

September 22, 2015 ×
Here’s Why Feminism, Intersectionality & Rowan Blanchard’s Comments On Both Are Important

Here’s Why Feminism, Intersectionality & Rowan Blanchard’s Comments On Both Are Important

There has been a lot of talk about actress Rowan Blanchard’s views on feminism lately. We already know this dynamic young woman is a proud advocate of gender equality after […]

September 7, 2015 ×
Why You Should Never Ask NBC’s Tamron Hall What It’s Like Being A Black Female Journalist

Why You Should Never Ask NBC’s Tamron Hall What It’s Like Being A Black Female Journalist

She made history by becoming the first black female journalist to join the iconic Today show lineup on NBC in 2014, and Tamron Hall’s presence has been a welcome sight […]

August 7, 2015 ×
Why ‘Say Her Name’ Is A Vital Part Of The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

Why ‘Say Her Name’ Is A Vital Part Of The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement

By now the majority of us in the United States and hopefully elsewhere in the world are familiar with the movement and associated hashtag Black Lives Matter. It began in […]

July 30, 2015 ×
‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

‘Rewrite The Code’ Docu Examines Tech’s Diversity Problem – Where Are All The Black Women?

It’s common knowledge that the tech industry has a diversity problem. It is an issue that many of the large Silicon Valley brands are working to fix, which is great, […]

July 20, 2015 ×
Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

Plus-Size African-American Model & Author Erica Collins On Racism, Beauty & Stereotypes

When you look at the three biggest trending topics in news right now, three recurring these will pop up: racism, stereotypes and beauty. The riots, protests and unrest in Baltimore […]

May 10, 2015 ×
Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

Dad Dresses Daughter As Iconic Black Women For An Awesome Photography Project

February was Black History Month, March was Women’s History Month, and March 8 was International Women’s Day. While those aren’t the ONLY times to celebrate women and people of color, […]

April 30, 2015 ×
Viola Davis Made Everyone Realize The Power Of Diversity With Her SAG Awards Speech

Viola Davis Made Everyone Realize The Power Of Diversity With Her SAG Awards Speech

In what could be a subtle nod to the blatant snub of ‘Selma’ at the Academy Award nominations, there was a moment when diversity became the topic of the night […]

January 26, 2015 ×
Alfre Woodard On Being The 1st Black Female US President In ‘State Of Affairs’

Alfre Woodard On Being The 1st Black Female US President In ‘State Of Affairs’

When you look at the statistics of men vs women in TV and film, both in front of the camera and behind, you can get a pretty clear picture of […]

December 16, 2014 ×
Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

Lupita Nyong’o Talks About “Planting Seeds Of Possibility” In Young Black Women

It’s very fitting that Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o was named Glamour Magazine’s ‘Woman of the Year’ 2014 because just one year ago, no one really knew who she was, and […]

November 13, 2014 ×
Misty Copeland Redefining The Boundaries Of Possbility In Classical Ballet

Misty Copeland Redefining The Boundaries Of Possbility In Classical Ballet

If you haven’t heard of Misty Copeland, you are living under a rock. But seriously, this woman is not only talented and successful, she is blazing trails and breaking down […]

September 22, 2014 ×