Iyanla Vanzant Discusses How Sexual Abuse Led Hazel E to Resent Dark Skin Women (VIDEO)

Iyanla Vanzant Discusses How Sexual Abuse Led Hazel E to Resent Dark Skin Women (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 12, 2018

Iyanla Vanzant continues to heal the broken on the latest episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, where she attempts to help former Love &... Read More

Heineken Pulls ‘Sometimes, Lighter Is Better’ Ad After Claims of Racism

Heineken Pulls ‘Sometimes, Lighter Is Better’ Ad After Claims of Racism

by Christina Santi   Mar 28, 2018

Heineken has removed a commercial for its light beer from TV and online platforms after online backlash saying that it was racist and insensitive.... Read More

Amandla Stenberg Walked Away From ‘Black Panther’ Due to Her Skin Tone

Amandla Stenberg Walked Away From ‘Black Panther’ Due to Her Skin Tone

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 01, 2018

Black Panther stars beautiful brown skin stars such as Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira, with their rich complexions being a vital piece of... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Mathew Knowles Says Internalized Colorism Led Him to Tina Knowles Lawson

EXCLUSIVE: Mathew Knowles Says Internalized Colorism Led Him to Tina Knowles Lawson

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 02, 2018

Mathew Knowles’ latest book, Racism: From the Eyes of a Child, discusses race relations from the perspective of a young man growing up in the... Read More

‘Charcoal’ by Francesca Andre Tackles the Topic of Colorism [TRAILER]

‘Charcoal’ by Francesca Andre Tackles the Topic of Colorism [TRAILER]

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 10, 2018

With her short film, Francesca Andre intends to spark a grand conversation about Colorism. The contentious topic, Colorism continues to permeate the African-American community.... Read More

Going ‘Back to Black:’ Have We Finally Reached An Understanding?

Going ‘Back to Black:’ Have We Finally Reached An Understanding?

by Zahara Hill   Nov 30, 2017

The beauty of melanin has been needlessly debated within and outside of Black communities for centuries. While the mentality that “light skin is the right skin” has heavily... Read More

Dear Interracial Couples, Colorblindess is the Opposite of Acceptance

Dear Interracial Couples, Colorblindess is the Opposite of Acceptance

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   May 08, 2017

In a recent  interview with Glamour, fashion model Ashley Graham opened up about introducing her Black boyfriend (now husband) to her White parents and grandparents.... Read More

SheaMoisture commercial

Updated: Social Media Not Happy With SheaMoisture Commercial

by Teryn Payne   Apr 24, 2017

Earlier this week,  hair care brand SheaMoisture launched its “Break Free from Hair Hate” campaign and some social media folk are NOT happy with their... Read More

Why Folks Aren’t Feeling Tyrese Gibson and #MyBlackQueen

Why Folks Aren’t Feeling Tyrese Gibson and #MyBlackQueen

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 02, 2017

Tyrese Gibson found out calling someone “#MyBlackQueen” doesn’t guarantee a royal reception. Earlier this week Gibson received a lot of backlash after unveiling his... Read More

Porsche Thomas Serves Melanin Magic and a Message for Trolls

Porsche Thomas Serves Melanin Magic and a Message for Trolls

by LaToya Cross   Jan 05, 2017

Porsche Thomas is beautiful. Even through photographs, her skin glows. The model’s melanin glistens and people who have nothing better to do with their... Read More