Our Teen Crush Amandla Stenberg on Cultural Appropriation: “What Would America Be Like If We Loved Black People As Much As We Loved Black Culture?”
What's got us smiling from ear to ear and high-fiving Black girl magic today? This video of 16-year-old "Hunger Games" actress Amandla Stenberg breaking down cultural appropriation and the importance of respect for Black aesthetic.
#TBT: Willow Smith, The Hair Whip, and Coloring Outside the Lines
What if your parents had just encouraged you to pursue your passion—no matter what everyone else had to say about it, no matter how outside of the “norm” it was?
In Defense Of Willow Smith and Fast Tail Girls
What kind of message do we send black girls when we make them responsible for the impure thoughts of adults?
The Adorable Preschool Tap Dancer Who Will Totally Be Beyonce When She Grows Up (VIDEO)
Oh. My. God. This pint-sized, preschool tap dancing goddess gave me absolutely LIFE this morning.
As America Celebrates Gabby Douglas’ Historic Gymnastics Gold, We Salute Her Mom (UPDATE)
UPDATE: Gabby Douglas placed first in the women’s gymnastics individual all-around competition, making her the first African American woman to win Olympic gold in the...
Katherine Jackson & the Jackson Family Values: A Billion Dollars Worth Of Mess
The fight over Michael Jackson’s children and estate has turned into a messy mess of an affair, with accusations of mama kidnapping, auntie slap boxing,...
Kile Glover, Son of Usher Ex-Wife Tameka Raymond, Dies
Kile Glover, the 11-year-old stepson of R&B star Usher who was declared brain-dead in early July, died today from heart failure. Earlier reports indicated he...
Jada Pinkett-Smith Explains Willow Smith’s Independence, Quirkiness In Red Table Talk Series
During my Mother’s Day yesterday, I was taking a much-needed book writing break and tooling around on the internet when I stumbled on Jada Pinkett-Smith’s...
T.I. and Tiny’s Family Hustle: Sons Major and King Harris Get Ready For Their Star Turn (VIDEO)
In this week’s episode of T.I. and Tiny’s The Family Hustle, hip hop’s favorite TV parents get the shake down from their littlest kids, King...
Willow Smith’s Shaved Head: Why Does This Child’s Short Haircuts Get Black Folk So Riled Up?
Willow Smith debuted a freshly shaven head last week—a new down-to-the-scalp hairdo that, of course, elicited all kinds of uproar across the internets, as the...