Erica Campbell’s Daughter Reveals She Was Called ‘Darkie’ By Classmates

Erica Campbell’s Daughter Reveals She Was Called ‘Darkie’ By Classmates

by Christina Santi   Jul 12, 2018

Krista Campbell, the daughter of Mary Mary star Erica Campbell, opened up about being bullied in elementary school for her darkskin complexion on an episode... Read More

Thandie Newton Addresses Backlash From Calling Herself ‘Dark-Skinned’

Thandie Newton Addresses Backlash From Calling Herself ‘Dark-Skinned’

by Jessica Bennett   May 21, 2018

The conversation surrounding colorism within the Black community has become more prevalent than ever, with Black Brit Thandie Newton recently being called out for... Read More

Wale Suggests Colorism & African Heritage Contributed to Career Setbacks

Wale Suggests Colorism & African Heritage Contributed to Career Setbacks

by Jessica Bennett   May 03, 2018

Washington, D.C. native Wale recently held a fan Q&A via Twitter, where he answered many questions concerning his music and time in the industry.... Read More

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