Rebecca Carroll

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Erica: An Amazing Woman, A Very Bad Day

“Hola mi amiga. (The building I live in is 80% Spanish so I talk that…

Movie Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

After seeing the new film Celeste and Jesse Forever, I was reminded of something writer…

[MOVIE REVIEW] “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

I have long held that movies are not the medium in which to exploit specific…

MediaBOMB: Hot Off the Presses! 10 Racially Depressing Headlines This Week

Last year, when I was hired to launch HuffPost BlackVoices, one of my driving forces…

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In Appreciation of The Lovings: 45 Years of Legal Interracial Marriage

Today is Loving Day. Forty-five years ago, Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living…

[MediaBOMB] Gywneth Paltrow Use of N-Word Lost in Translation

The black digerati had their panties in a tweet on Monday when Gwyneth Paltrow —…

[MediaBOMB] The Inexplicable Browning of J. Crew

Remember Lisa Jones’ brilliant collection of essays Bulletproof Diva? The biracial daughter of writers Hettie…

The Enough Project’s “I Am Congo”

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview the extraordinary Congolese activist Amani…

White Girls, Big City: What HBO’s New Show Misses

I moved to New York City after college to work at a glossy fashion magazine.…

Voice from Congo: Amani Matabaro

The nonprofit organization Invisible Children is reportedly set to release a sequel to its “KONY…