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Actress Constance Wu Writes Op-Ed Tackling Media Impact On Race & Body Image

Actress Constance Wu Writes Op-Ed Tackling Media Impact On Race & Body Image

She stars in ABC’s ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ and will be seen in the upcoming feature film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, but as far as we’re concerned, actress Constance Wu’s best […]

November 8, 2017 ×
University Of Copenhagen Offering BA In Pop Culture Examining Beyonce, Race, Gender & Feminism

University Of Copenhagen Offering BA In Pop Culture Examining Beyonce, Race, Gender & Feminism

Feminism today is all about intersectionality – the acknowledgement that social, political and economic equality is about more than just gender. Feminism must exist at a number of intersections, including […]

October 10, 2017 ×
The 2018 Pirelli Calendar Focuses On Race & Pushing Boundaries With An All-Black Cast

The 2018 Pirelli Calendar Focuses On Race & Pushing Boundaries With An All-Black Cast

Over the past few years we have written articles about the iconic Pirelli calendar, and the way it has pivoted away from its typical imagery – supermodels or a certain […]

August 9, 2017 ×
Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Author Scaachi Koul Uses Humor To Examine Race, Rape Culture & Misogyny In New Book

Humor can often be considered a less-threatening vehicle for discussing serious topics, as many will no doubt be familiar when watching an array of stand-up comedians or watching your fave […]

July 21, 2017 ×
Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Elle’s ‘Talking Body’ Interview Series Tackles Race, Body Image & Perception Of Women

Over the past few years we have seen a huge rising tide of voices, activists, models and both industry insiders and outsiders dismantling insular beauty standards that have been present […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Powerful Photo Essay In O Magazine Challenges Perceptions On Race And Stereotypes

Powerful Photo Essay In O Magazine Challenges Perceptions On Race And Stereotypes

In the May issue of O Magazine, the publication decided to broach the subject of race in a way that reflects the current socio-political climate across America right now. Whether […]

June 6, 2017 ×
Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

For many parents raising young children, books are an integral part of their learning and development. Along with reading and comprehension skills comes their ability to recognize images and concepts […]

May 31, 2017 ×
‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

‘The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks’ Combines The Intersection Of Race, Science & Social Justice

By now you may have already seen ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ movie made by HBO, starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, and Renee Elise Goldsberry. It recounts the true […]

May 17, 2017 ×
Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

Eddie Huang’s Candid Conversation About Body Image And Race Is What We Need To See More Of

You already know him as one of the biggest names in the pop culture zeitgeist. Eddie Huang has his own show on VICELAND called ‘Huang’s World’, is the author of […]

April 18, 2017 ×
Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

Understanding The Formation Of President Obama’s Identity Through Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

“I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” By now you have probably seen the Netflix original film ‘Barry’, which tells the story of President Obama‘s early […]

December 30, 2016 ×
Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

We are in the midst of a turbulent political period here in the United States, yet it is a moment not unique to Americans by any means. Following the election […]

November 29, 2016 ×
The Untold Story Of A Civil Rights Activist Who Redefined What It Means To Be An Ally

The Untold Story Of A Civil Rights Activist Who Redefined What It Means To Be An Ally

When Lady Gaga sang her Oscar-nominated song ‘Til It Happens To You’ at the Academy Awards back in February, it was a powerful reminder that we shouldn’t have to wait […]

July 11, 2016 ×
This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

This Feminist Mag Is Giving Voice To Marginalized Women From Different Races, Religions & Cultures

We love feminist magazines! There have been a number of fledgling publications we have drawn attention to around the world and will continue to do so, as they are becoming […]

May 11, 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 ×
Kerry Washington On Race, Politics And That ‘Scandal’-ous Abortion Scene

Kerry Washington On Race, Politics And That ‘Scandal’-ous Abortion Scene

A few decades ago, if someone said that in the future, a black woman is going to play the lead character on one of prime time TV’s most popular series, […]

February 9, 2016 ×