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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 ×
Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Race, Adoption, Addiction. The Three Things That Helped This Woman Find Her Identity

Adoption is a major life-changing issue. When you meet families in the US who have adopted children from other countries (think Angelina Jolie or Madonna) or who adopt interracially, it […]

June 10, 2015 ×
Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

Shonda Rhimes Isn’t Diversifying TV, She’s Normalizing It.

In a recent speech at a Human Rights Campaign gala in Los Angeles to accept the Ally for Equality Award, Shonda Rhimes once again has proved why there is no […]

March 30, 2015 ×
Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

Kerry Washington Talks Voting Rights, Race & The Power Of Unity At The GLAAD Awards

At the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards, actress Kerry Washington, popular for playing political fixer Olivia Pope in ABC’s ‘Scandal’ gave a speech that reverberated around the industry and online. She […]

March 27, 2015 ×
ICYMI 3 Teen Girls Call Out America’s Biggest Problem In Viral Poetry Slam

ICYMI 3 Teen Girls Call Out America’s Biggest Problem In Viral Poetry Slam

Whenever a new year rolls around it’s a great time to reflect on the achievements on the previous 12 months and dive into the future head first feeling confident, excited […]

January 16, 2015 ×
Why You Should Never Stereotype Shonda Rhimes By Gender Or Race

Why You Should Never Stereotype Shonda Rhimes By Gender Or Race

When New York Times reporter Alessandra Stanley wrote an article about Shonda Rhimes’ latest ABC show ‘How to Get Away With Murder’, she should’ve titled it “I’m going to backhandedly […]

October 20, 2014 ×
Photography Project Exposes The Racist Problem With Photoshop

Photography Project Exposes The Racist Problem With Photoshop

They say a picture says a thousand words. We’re not sure who “they” are specifically, but what they said was definitely on the money. You may remember Kansas City blogger […]

September 24, 2014 ×