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Interviews

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

Filmmaker A-lan Holt On Working With Lupita Nyong’o & Championing Diversity In The Arts

She’s a writer, filmmaker, activist, educator, and mother, whose work is all about changing the equilibrium in Hollywood when it comes to representation of especially women of color. A-lan Holt […]

Celebrities

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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Fashion & Beauty

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

A Sign Of The Times – Iconic Pirelli Calendar Joins The No Makeup Movement In 2017

Alicia Keys must be stoked! Ever since she started her awesome no makeup movement in 2016, it has heightened the wave of natural beauty trends that buck the traditional norms […]

Entertainment

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

‘Eclipsed’ Makes History On Broadway As The Only Play With An Entirely Black Female Cast

Forget #OscarsSoWhite, because Broadway is clearly the medium breaking down barriers and leading the way! You are probably already aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Hamilton‘, which is a re-imagined […]

Entertainment

How Star Wars Opened Up Important Conversations About Diversity In A Fictional Universe

How Star Wars Opened Up Important Conversations About Diversity In A Fictional Universe

Yeah we know, diversity in a fictional universe seems like a trivial thing to fight over, right? Well not if we’re talking about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, a movie […]

Celebrities

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 […]

Celebrities, Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Celebrities, Fashion & Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Actress and Academy award winner Lupita Nyong’o is not just the latest and hottest gal to hit Hollywood, but she is also creating a wide open space for women of […]

Celebrities, Fashion & Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o: “Beauty Should Not Be Dictated”

Lupita Nyong’o: “Beauty Should Not Be Dictated”

Lupita Nyong’o is not your average “it” girl. In fact, she’s not merely an “it” girl because that implies someone who is flavor of the month or someone who is […]

Editors Blog

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

Why Lupita Nyong’o’s Speech About Beauty Affected A Brown Girl Like Me

As you can see I am a brown girl. I am Indian by ethnicity, but grew up in England and Australia. Sure, both of those countries have a melting pot […]

Entertainment

Cate, Lupita & Ellen Prove Women In Film Are A Force To Be Reckoned With

Cate, Lupita & Ellen Prove Women In Film Are A Force To Be Reckoned With

It was a memorable night at the 2014 Academy Awards. Women in particular made some amazing speeches and memorable moments, which we would like to acknowledge because they are important […]

Celebrities

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 […]