Rapper Diggy Simmons recently stopped by the Russ Parr Show for a special interview/belated birthday party with his young female fans. The young, yet mature emcee previewed a few songs from his new album ‘Unexpected Arrival’ and gave a chilling point-of-view of the Trayvon Martin case.
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Tonight, the Occupy Movement will share New York City’s Union Square Park, inviting you to throw on your hoodies and show your support for justice for Trayvon Martin. Bring your hoodies and a bag of Skittles.
As with 2011’s controversial “blackface” photos of Beyoncé for L’Officiel Paris, this “controversy” gets the serious side-eye. Clearly, people have no idea what blackface is nor the characteristics of the practice.
Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson on TEDTalks: “We will ultimately not be judged by our technology, design. Ultimately, you judge the character of a society… by how they treat the poor, the condemned, the incarcerated…”
Our CEO and editor Lanaé recently stopped by The Black Guy Who Tips Radio Show for episode 225: War of the Bryants. They talked about a bunch of random topics including Rick Perry’s “Christian” values, Barry Bonds, Kobe’s divorce, women, sex and much more!
In a world that is flooded with violent video games, Slavery: The Game — which clearly isn’t real — is quite mild.
Part of the Smithsonian’s conversation about race, this free event will take place at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
To N-Bomb or not to N-Bomb… White Girl Mob’s V-Nasty has released a statement defending her use of the term as well as her overall “hood” demeanor.
Support ‘Dark Girls’ — a new film that seeks to explore the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color — particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within Black American culture.
The internet is currently buzzing with a new racial controversy and you can almost bet someone’s getting fired. Popular beauty brand, Dove and their “Visible Care” body wash advertisement are causing quite a debate.
There has been A LOT of commentary after Chris Brown “got his frustration out” on Good Morning America this week. After his interview with Robin Roberts — where I personally feel she should have moved on — the entertainer threw what I like to call “a mantrum” which caused a bit of property damage on ABC’s set. On 106th & Park, he explained that he agreed on some talking-points and during the interview, the agenda changed.
If you have ever attended a movie theater and suffered through the crying babies, “Big Booty Bitches” ringtones, and commentary from SheQueeda and them — you’ll understand why this ruling is absurd.
Anyone could predict the monsoon of controversy coming after photos of Beyoncé in dark makeup for L’Officiel Paris leaked.
Nine-year-old Brisenia Flores was murdered in her home in Arivaca, Arizona in May 2009. She pleaded, “Please don’t shoot me,” right before she was shot — point blank, in the face — by a member of the Minutemen American Defense Corps (MAD).
‘When I Rise’ is the inspiring story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted black mezzo-soprano who, as a music student at the University of Texas, found herself in a civil rights storm that changed her life forever.
is Antoine Dodson’s fame just another rags to riches story that helped a young man climb the ranks of social mobility? I think not.
Last week I had the honor of appearing on The Haterazzi Radio Show for the first time and you are in for yet another treat!
Panamanian rap duo Los Rakas has released a new video for their Uproot Andy-produced “Abrazame,” directed by Aris Jerome.
Essence Magazine recently posted an article that showcased the opinions of several Black American men who gave their preferences on women and hair. While some only cared that a woman looks nice, most had a lot of thoughts on what they prefer.
The graphic is obviously inspired by Kanye West’s television meltdown, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people”, after hurricane Katrina.