Saturday, November 18, 2017
Tags Black

Tag: Black

5 Powerful Ways Black People Can Help...

Education Black people must take control of the education of Black children. Education is a tool to improve society, but Black children aren't being taught how...

‘I Had Ethiopia Stolen from Me’—Adoptions of...

Adoption agencies paint international adoptions through rose-colored glasses: A child from an impoverished home in a Third World country gets the opportunity to become...

Seattle Mayor Accused of Firing Black, Female...

SEATTLE -- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's former press secretary, let go from her brief tenure after several public snafus, has filed a $1 million...

Article Prompts Black Women to Take to...

Calling TV producer Shonda Rhimes an “angry black woman” was not the only problematic part of the highly criticized New York Times article published...

Shonda Rhimes and the Angry Black Woman...

In a much-critiqued review of the new TV series How to Get Away With Murder, New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley introduced award-winning...

Black Love: 20 Couples Whose Love Has...

  President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, married in 1992     Actor, rapper Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith, married in 1997   Rapper, entrepreneur Jay...

20 Success Stories of Black Female Entrepreneurs...

  Tyra Banks Tyra Banks, a former Victoria's Secret model and recent Harvard business grad, has launched her media business with several cycles of America’s Next Top...

Black Don’t Crack: 20 Black Celebs Over...

Recording artist Pharrell Williams, 41   Actress Halle Berry, 48 Actress Angela Bassett, 56   Singer and actress Vanessa Williams, 51 Actress Gabrielle Union, 41 Recording artist Prince, 56 Singer Sade, 55     Model...

Shonda Rhimes Responds to Being Called ‘Angry...

Shonda Rhimes had little patience Friday for the way the television critic of The New York Times wrote about her and her shows. Alessandra Stanley...

Black Twitter Takes on Vogue, Cultural Appropriation

Remember that time Marie Claire applauded Kendall Jenner for rocking “new epic” cornrows and Twitter had a meltdown? Well, it appears Vogue just kicked...

5 Black Celebrities Who Belong to the...

Chris Brown  Chris Brown, the Turn Up the Music singer, dancer and heartthrob, came onto the music scene in 2004 when he signed with Jive...

8 Songs That Embody the Struggle of...

'A Change is Gonna Come' – Sam Cooke A Change is Gonna Come by singer-songwriter Sam Cooke was released on Dec. 22, 1964.  It addresses the...

13 Popular Black Celebrities Who Did the...

Celebrities are bestowed with platforms able to reach hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people. Black celebrities have a special opportunity. Today, when Black people are...

Fired Black Editor Sues People Magazine, Claims...

Maybe they should call it White People magazine. The recently axed sole Black editor of People says she was discriminated against by her boss, and...

US Military Rolls Back Prohibition on Black...

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the U.S. military has rolled back prohibitions on popular Black hairstyles within its ranks, following months of fierce backlash. Hagel...

8 Stats That Dispel The Myth of...

  Only about 1 percent of African-Americans — and no more than 2 percent of Black males — will commit a violent crime in a...

13 Black Celebrities Who Went From Making...

  Sean Combs Bad Boy Records mogul and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, born Nov. 4, 1969, is best known as a rapper and record producer, rising to fame...

5 Black Celebrities Who Taught Children Before...

  Mr. T was born Laurence Tureaud on May 21, 1952, in Chicago. He graduated from Dunbar Vocational High School and attended Prairie View A&M...

Study Finds Black Women Underrepresented at All...

A recent study found Black women are underrepresented at all levels of politics — federal, state and local government. Rutgers Center for American Women and...