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Shoe Company Gianvito Rossi Accused of Racism Against Serena Williams

Shoe Company Gianvito Rossi Accused of Racism Against Serena Williams »

19 May, 2017
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Just one week after Gabourey Sidibe penned a powerful letter about being discriminated against in a Chanel boutique, a former employee for luxury

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it »

14 May, 2017
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I love horror films because they are an experiment in taking someone’s ordinary – maybe even insignificant – fears, and raising them to

This School Gave Two Girls DETENTION for Having Braids

This School Gave Two Girls DETENTION for Having Braids »

13 May, 2017
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Parents at a top-performing Massachusetts charter school are fuming after claiming their students were singled out and disciplined for refusing to take out

Why Teespring’s “Black Women Are Trash” Shirt Is So Problematic

Why Teespring’s “Black Women Are Trash” Shirt Is So Problematic »

10 May, 2017
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Custom T-shirt label Teespring is part of the latest dumpster fire taking over the internet, after having to issue an apology for selling

Kendall Jenner Enraged Internet With “Vogue India” Cover, But Does She Care?

Kendall Jenner Enraged Internet With “Vogue India” Cover, But Does She Care? »

7 May, 2017
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Kendall Jenner is back in the hot seat again, but this time she has company. Vogue India is still under fire for presenting

YesJulz Under Fire for Tweeting Offensive T-Shirt

YesJulz Under Fire for Tweeting Offensive T-Shirt »

5 May, 2017
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If you want to know how not to call someone out for racial insensitivity, look no further than the Twitter feed of

Versace Accused Of Using “Secret Code” When Black Customers Enter The Store, Former Employee Claims

Versace Accused Of Using “Secret Code” When Black Customers Enter The Store, Former Employee Claims »

4 May, 2017
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Versace stores use a secret code whenever a black customer enters the building. So claims a former employee who is suing the high-end

Kylie Jenner Calls Fans “F***ing Idiots” Over Criticism Of New Wax Figure

Kylie Jenner Calls Fans “F***ing Idiots” Over Criticism Of New Wax Figure »

4 May, 2017
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It seems Kylie Jenner can’t catch a break when it comes to appealing to the masses. Even as Ms. Jenner faces a legal

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it »

28 Apr, 2017
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I love horror films because they are an experiment in taking someone’s ordinary – maybe even insignificant – fears, and raising them to

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it

The scariest thing about Get Out? Seeing my own interracial relationship reflected in it »

27 Apr, 2017
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I love horror films because they are an experiment in taking someone’s ordinary – maybe even insignificant – fears, and raising them to

Drake Fans Hammer Coachella Club With Bad Reviews Over Alleged ‘Racial Profiling’ of Rapper (Photos)

Drake Fans Hammer Coachella Club With Bad Reviews Over Alleged ‘Racial Profiling’ of Rapper (Photos) »

17 Apr, 2017
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Drake‘s fans are descending on a Coachella-based country club after the rapper accused the facility of “racial profiling” on Sunday night.

“Put some

Maxine Waters and the Relentless Scrutiny of Black Women’s Hair

Maxine Waters and the Relentless Scrutiny of Black Women’s Hair »

12 Apr, 2017
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When Gabby Douglas brought home gold medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics, one would have assumed the conversation among Americans would be about

Maxine Waters and the Relentless Scrutiny of Black Women’s Hair

Maxine Waters and the Relentless Scrutiny of Black Women’s Hair »

1 Apr, 2017
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When Gabby Douglas brought home gold medals in the 2012 Summer Olympics, one would have assumed the conversation among Americans would be about

‘No Afro’ Model Casting Email Sends Shock Waves Through the Internet

‘No Afro’ Model Casting Email Sends Shock Waves Through the Internet »

30 Mar, 2017
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Some racism is quiet, pervasive, and below-the-surface. Other forms are shamelessly in your face. Lilah Parsons, a former model and a host on

Maxine Waters Responded Just Right to Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Comments About Her Hair

Maxine Waters Responded Just Right to Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Comments About Her Hair »

29 Mar, 2017
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Fox news correspondent Bill O’Reilly is in hot water, once again, for a series of sexist, racist comments he made on-air about Maxine

What 8 Black Models Want You To Know About Working In The Fashion Industry

What 8 Black Models Want You To Know About Working In The Fashion Industry »

26 Mar, 2017
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“These microaggressions add up, and others models who aren’t of women of colour don’t have to face it.”

Earlier this year, a

Doc On Black Italian Boxer Erased by Mussolini From History Impresses

Doc On Black Italian Boxer Erased by Mussolini From History Impresses »

22 Mar, 2017
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ROME – As Europe’s neo-fascists re-emerge and right-wing populism sweeps through the West, a documentary about a black Italian boxer who discredited Benito Mussolini’s

Disney Accused of Stealing ‘Zootopia’ From Screenwriter

Disney Accused of Stealing ‘Zootopia’ From Screenwriter »

22 Mar, 2017
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A veteran screenwriter filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing Disney of stealing his idea for the hit animated film “Zootopia.”

Gary Goldman alleges

Emma Stone’s Billie Jean King Biopic Gets Awards Season Release Date

Emma Stone’s Billie Jean King Biopic Gets Awards Season Release Date »

22 Mar, 2017
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Fox Searchlight has given an awards season release date to “Battle of the Sexes,” starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve

Hot Docs Announces its 2017 Lineup

Hot Docs Announces its 2017 Lineup »

22 Mar, 2017
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The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, has announced the full film lineup for its 24th edition.

This

Jim Gianopulos Nearing Deal for Paramount Chairman/CEO

Jim Gianopulos Nearing Deal for Paramount Chairman/CEO »

22 Mar, 2017
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After two weeks of speculation, Jim Gianopulos’s ascent to the top of Paramount Pictures as Chairman and CEO appears to be close to being

Studios Flirt With Offering $30 Movies in Home

Studios Flirt With Offering $30 Movies in Home »

22 Mar, 2017
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Six of the seven biggest Hollywood studios are continuing to push to offer movies in the home mere weeks after their theatrical debuts.

SXSW Film Review: ‘Walking Out’

SXSW Film Review: ‘Walking Out’ »

22 Mar, 2017
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Crafting a convincing tale of survival against steep odds in a harsh, unforgiving landscape would seem to be out of the reach of

‘Mayhem’ Review: Corporate Malfeasance Meets the Zombie Apocalypse

‘Mayhem’ Review: Corporate Malfeasance Meets the Zombie Apocalypse »

22 Mar, 2017
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If you can imagine a multi-movie-mashup of boardroom suspenser, “Die Hard” redux and zombie apocalypse — well, too bad, director Joe Lynch and

‘Memory Thief’ Movie in Works From Fox Animation

‘Memory Thief’ Movie in Works From Fox Animation »

22 Mar, 2017
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Fox Animation is developing the novel “The Memory Thief” as a live-action/animated movie.

The film will be set up with Adaptive Studios and Shawn

Sony Boards Bruce Beresford’s ‘Ladies in Black’

Sony Boards Bruce Beresford’s ‘Ladies in Black’ »

22 Mar, 2017
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Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has secured global distribution rights to “Ladies in Black,” a female-skewing Australian drama. Bruce Beresford, director of “Driving Miss Daisy”

This Ohio Spa Is Offering Free Laser Tattoo Removal For Customers With Racially-Influenced Ink

This Ohio Spa Is Offering Free Laser Tattoo Removal For Customers With Racially-Influenced Ink »

22 Mar, 2017
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Tattoos can be a wonderful way to express yourself—but, if you don’t choose your ink carefully, they can also be something you’ll regret

What 8 Black Models Want You To Know About Working In The Fashion Industry

What 8 Black Models Want You To Know About Working In The Fashion Industry »

20 Mar, 2017
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“These microaggressions add up, and others models who aren’t of women of colour don’t have to face it.”

BY NANA AGYEMANG

Sounds like The Donald…

Sounds like The Donald… »

22 Oct, 2016
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The never-ending controversy-turned-presidential candidate Donald Trump just took another hit on Friday, after hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons did an interview with Fortune and