Models.com and former model/fashion activist Bethann Hardison have teamed up to highlight diversity within model agencies in a series titled “Diversity Rules!”
Courtney Lovett perfectly captures everyone’s favorite turbulent hip-hop family in a digital painting titled “Empire: The Lyon Family.”
Fashion icon Alexander McQueen and pop icon Rihanna are being celebrated for AnOther Magazine’s Spring/Summer 2015 issue.
Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is fresh-faced and vibrant for Lucky Magazine’s March 2015 issue, where she speaks on beauty, social media, managing self-doubt and more.
Actresses Tracee Ellis Ross, Gabrielle Union, and Gina Rodriguez are among some of television’s leading ladies being recognized in Elle Magazine’s “Women In TV 2015″ issue.
Iggy Azalea is not criticized because she has a vagina, she’s criticized for being a modern-day Jim Crow era-inspired minstrel without the blackened face.
Feminist Frequency’s Anita Sarkeesian speaks on harassment tactics used to try and silence and discredit women: conspiracy theories and impersonation.
Dream Defenders’ executive director Phillip Agnew speaks on systematic inequality on PBS’ unique town hall discussion, ‘America After Ferguson.’
Nubian Skin has officially launched lingerie and hosiery for women for colour.
Models.com has profiled the “Rise of the Asian Male Supermodel” with an editorial lensed by African- and Asian-American photography duo Idris & Tony.
The stunning first campaign for Made In Kigali’s Ramazani fashion brand features models Samar Khoury and David as African royalty.
People have been circulating a mislabeled photo that claims to be Esther Jones, whose singing style inspired the popular animated character Betty Boop. Despite the connection, this doesn’t make Betty Boop black.
The creative minds over at Pop Chart Lab have teamed up with Atlanta’s A3C Hip-hop Festival to create an impressive Periodic Table of Hip-hop.
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
Although hip-hop fans have largely counted Lil Mama out, her talent has been hard to ignore with the release of her “Lyrical Purge” freestyles.
With his directorial debut ‘Road to Paloma,’ former ‘Game of Thrones’ star Jason Momoa introduces audiences to the little known plight of Native American women, who aren’t protected on their own reservations.
On Monday, Ta-Nehisi Coates stopped by the Colbert Report to discuss his extensive and thoroughly researched “Case for Reparations” and America’s ongoing history of institutional racism.
Not only has actor Nate Parker written the script for a long-awaited Nat Turner biopic, he plans to star in the film and will also direct it, with filming stated to begin this Fall.
ESPN’s Bomani Jones, who brought Donald Sterling’s well-documented racism to light back in 2006, smacks down all of the media frenzy and sudden interest prompted by Sterling’s remarks to his mistress.
Summer Reading – Check out these five books that defy the absence of people of color in mainstream post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.