The basketball star and I Promise School founder paid tribute to Beyoncé, Rihanna, Zendaya, and other black women who have landed top magazine covers this month.
In a win that's being called a "political earthquake," a Bronx native beat a 10-term incumbent in New York's primary elections. Here's what you need to know about the new face of the Democratic Party.
Nordstrom Rack has issued an apology after three black teens were stopped by police outside a St. Louis store last week and accused of shoplifting.
In the week since Keziah Ginger Daum posted photos of herself on Twitter wearing a traditional Chinese dress, her outfit has come to symbolize a debate over cultural appropriation.
After racist videos out of Penn State went viral, people are wondering what the university's next move will be.
Many people were outraged by the decision to have Atlanta charter school students wear blackface masks — which evoke the minstrel shows of the early 19th century — during a black history event.
A recent study in Texas found major racial disparities in the way schools discipline their youngest students. An expert unpacks what this means.
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Geographic acknowledged on Monday that it covered the world through a racist lens for generations, with its magazine portrayals of bare-breasted women and naive brown-skinned tribesmen as savage, unsophisticated and unintelligent.
In the volatile era of Donald Trump and the transparency created by the digital age, a lot of us find ourselves on different sides of social and political issues than some of the people we love.
The problem with this is that it creates separation between us. You've reminded me that you noticed we're different, which is never a good feeling.
Earlier this week, transgender model Munroe Bergdorf became the first trans woman to front a L'Oréal U.K. campaign. Her dream has quickly come to an end as L'Oréal just announced it is ending its partnership with the activist/model because of her Facebook rant about racism.
Kim Kardashian appears on the cover of Interview Magazine alongside her daughter North West, 4.
Click through the gallery to view the stunning photo series of this fierce little 10-year-old girl. Kheris Rogers, we can't wait to see what you do.
Teacher Lovely Hoffman had become disheartened by all the negative messages about race and beauty that were being perpetuated by her female students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy in Dorchester, Mass.
Leave it to Gypsy Sport, an up-and-coming, CFDA-endorsed brand that cast 75 percent of its models via social media or on the street. We're talking real people.
From Chanel’s Native American headdresses to Valentino’s recent Africa-inspired collection, there’s at least one show per season that leaves the industry cringing. In Paris last month, Valentino’s creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli sent Masai-inspired beading, feathered skirts, and white models with cornrows down their runway. We don’t want to please the others—we want to do something that we believe in.” OK, but why appropriate Africa? “After [the Rome-themed Fall 2015 couture collection] we felt that we had to move,” clarified Piccioli.
13-year-old Girl Meets World star Rowan Blanchard has yet to attain her high school diploma — but she just schooled the internet about white feminism and intersectional feminism. On her personal Tumblr, a reader asked her for her opinion on the term “white feminism,” and “how common feminism might exclude women of color and non cis/queer women (ex: women are stronger [sic] bc they have periods! or men don’t [sic] have to think about how they dress when in public!).” Blanchard, who is part of the UN Women’s #HeForShe team (along with Emma Watson), responded not only eloquently and articulately, but also with a breadth of understanding and knowledge that most adults still struggle with. Black women are not,” Stenberg wrote on Instagram, noting that black women are shamed for the features they are born with, while white women like Kim Kardashian are celebrated for their voluptuous figures.
Of the many statements said by Dolezal that have set off a media maelstrom, her unapologetic stance on race and parenting is a deeply personal affront to many.