Before the integration of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1950, black people who desired to play basketball were all but excluded from the sport.
America is obsessed with the concept of black women’s unloveability. Head over to Google news and type in “black women” and “marriage” and you’ll be
Blacks worldwide are living in the first centuries and decades since the end of slavery and colonization. One enduring reminder of this is our names.
Poised, talented, gorgeous, natural, so many words came to mind when we think of Hanna LaShay and Ravyn Lenae, two incredible young women who are
In late September, a little quiet news began making the rounds on business and press wires: Ultra/Standard Acquires TextureMedia. If TextureMedia sounds familiar, that’s
Brazilian photographer Kevin Yule teamed up with Mukuna Dreadlocks, a Salvador-based beauty salon for a 4-part photo series named after the studio. The salon’s founders, Claudio
It looked like Zendaya was having a pretty good week until photoshopped images of her latest shoot with Modeliste Magazine were released. In one of
Oprah Winfrey is one of the biggest names in media, but her path to success wasn’t always easy and she endured a hard childhood. Initially raised by
On October 12 comedienne and talk show host Ellen Degeneres ran a clip parodying Nicki Minaj’s upcoming ABC Family sitcom. Minaj is set to appear
Meet Summer, Fuego, Dovious and Dior, affectionately known as The Ginger Sibs. These red-headed cuties are Youtube’s first family of naturally ginger black siblings. They post a
Featured in the November 2015 issue of Essence magazine are the 29 powerhouse black women charged with keeping the Obama Administration running. Aptly titled, “Women of the
When it comes to sex and sexuality the lives of transgender men, women and children are still a mystery to many. Their experiences don’t receive
Cosplay is stereotypically seen as something that black people do not partake in. Many of the characters from video games, comics and graphic novels do