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

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

by Shantell E. Jamison

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

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

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

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

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

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

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

by LaToya Cross

Denzel Washington, who has been busy promoting the film Fences, never descends your presence without leaving a bit of information that will have your... Read More

Colorism: There’s An App for That … and It Must Be Deleted

Colorism: There’s An App for That … and It Must Be Deleted

by Kyra Kyles

If ever an app deserved to be deleted from all platforms and banished from Black-kind, it’s a monstrosity known as Smoochr. Shout out to... Read More

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community<br />

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community

by LaSha

A few of weeks ago, a friend tagged me in an article about how Saturday Night Live cast member and comedienne Leslie Jones hadn’t... Read More

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

by Britni Danielle

Almost as soon as Jesse Williams stepped off the stage at the BET Awards after giving a powerful speech about racism, activism, and Black... Read More