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.
Hip-hop needs to be shaken up, but not in Instagram battles and beefs squashed via status updates.
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.
Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike has taken to Instagram to reach people’s hearts by posted an image of Michael Brown’s parents with a heartfelt message.
Dear white people, “whiteface” does not exist. Please stop trying to make it a thing.
Pharrell addresses the colorism/intra-racism controversy sparked by the album cover for his forthcoming project, ‘G I R L.’
While lecturing that everyone is a slave to corporations, Kanye West is desperately trying to become a part of the corporate exploitation machine.
Forget helping SNL with its “diversity problem.” It’s time for Black women to move on.
We want answers: Why is hatred for ‘Scandal’ and Olivia Pope so strong among Black men?
A White Australian woman gets caught in a social media firestorm for photos from her 21st birthday party where she and friends celebrated “the country and amazing people of Africa” with offensive costumes.
Ladies, too often we settle into situations that we aren’t happy in. We stay with a jerk because he’s familiar and because we’re taught that once they touch the goodies, we’re obligated to stick around for a while. We stay with the guy who is awesome, but not for us and end up breaking his heart because we’re still trying to play the “good girl.” NO!!! We don’t have to…
Um.. wtf?! Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital Youtube channel released this “Harriet Tubman Sex Tape” on Wednesday with obvious hopes that it would go viral because it’s sooooooo funny.
Are the Trayvon Martins’ and Jordan Davis’ a reboot of an old program used to keep a psychological grip on the Black community?
#Justice4Trayvon is more than Trayvon Martin. This is about Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Rekia Boyd, Oscar Grant, Aaron Campbell, Victor Steen, Robbie Tolan, Kendra James, Aiyana Jones, James Jahar Perez, Tarika Wilson, Deandre Brunston, Latasha Harlins, Ousmane Zongo, Orlando Barlow, Kiwane Carrington, Kenneth Harding, Jr, and now Jordan Davis
When it comes to judgements on Trayvon Martin’s “ignorant” friend Rachel Jeantel, Black people seem to be her absolute worst critics.
dream hampton probably couldn’t have anticipated the shit-storm she’d “cause” by calling the late J Dilla the “greatest producer in the history” of hip-hop on Twitter late Sunday night.
Totally Biased’s Kamau tackles America’s brave online bigots infuriated by the infamous mixed-race Cheerios commercial.
It didn’t take long for a petition to surface against Tyler Perry’s new shows ‘The Haves And The Have Nots’ and ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN.
While some feminists associate Beyoncé’s sexy costumes with sex trafficking, are they only pushing non-White feminists further away from the movement’s “fourth wave?”
In part 2 of “The New Face of Minstrel Shows,” Adrian applies the history of black female stereotypes to modern black culture.