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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 ×
Janelle Monae: “Come In Peace, But Mean Business”

Janelle Monae: “Come In Peace, But Mean Business”

Anyone who isn’t a fan of Janelle Monae as a person and an artist is seriously doing themselves a disservice! This baby-faced beauty is one of the faces of Covergirl’s […]

July 14, 2014 ×
Iman Talks About The Politics Of Being A Colored Supermodel

Iman Talks About The Politics Of Being A Colored Supermodel

You all know her face and her name: Iman. One of the world’s most well-known Supermodels, and wife to rock legend David Bowie. She has her own cosmetics brand worth […]

July 3, 2014 ×
Lupita Nyong’o Becomes The 2nd African Girl To Cover Vogue

Lupita Nyong’o Becomes The 2nd African Girl To Cover Vogue

Move over Beyonce, there’s a new queen in town! You already know her name: Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita is this July’s American Vogue covergirl, and becomes only the second African woman […]

June 25, 2014 ×
Laverne Cox Talks About #YesAllWomen & Female Representation

Laverne Cox Talks About #YesAllWomen & Female Representation

Have you ever wondered why some people have the courage to speak their mind, and others don’t? A lot of the time the difference is having support and representation. That […]

June 13, 2014 ×
The Projects To PhD: The 1st Black Woman Set To Enter The US Senate From The South

The Projects To PhD: The 1st Black Woman Set To Enter The US Senate From The South

This year all around America, many men and women are running to get elected to the US Senate. We were lucky enough to talk to one of the female candidates […]

April 24, 2014 ×
OITNB’s Danielle Brooks, AKA Taystee, On How The Show Redefines Beauty

OITNB’s Danielle Brooks, AKA Taystee, On How The Show Redefines Beauty

You know you are all dying to watch season 2 of OITNB. Netflix’s original series, ‘Orange is the New Black’, sees a group of inmates in an all-women prison navigate […]

April 23, 2014 ×
This Brilliant Cover Of ‘Royals’ Challenges Female Stereotypes In Hollywood

This Brilliant Cover Of ‘Royals’ Challenges Female Stereotypes In Hollywood

Just when you though you had seen enough cover of Lorde’s ‘Royals’ this little gem was unleashed onto the interwebs and we decided it is pretty much the ONLY cover […]

March 28, 2014 ×
Janelle Monae On Finding Your Passion: “Don’t Compromise Your Convictions”

Janelle Monae On Finding Your Passion: “Don’t Compromise Your Convictions”

Anyone who is a fan of Janelle Monae knows there is something unique about her. She has her own style, doesn’t cover the page of every tabloid magazine, and isn’t […]

February 26, 2014 ×
What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

What Lupita Nyong’o Is Teaching Society About Beauty Standards

Lupita Nyong’o is a woman we all love. She is the breakout star of ’12 Years a Slave’, won the SAG award and Critics Choice Award for her supporting role […]

February 11, 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 ×
The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

The Empowerment Project Journey Ends On A High In NYC

Oh hey, it’s Dana! It’s certainly a bittersweet moment here…our last blog post for our last city on this glorious trip… HELLO, beautiful Big Apple! That’s right, we’ve officially made […]

October 11, 2013 ×