I was a senior at North Carolina A&T State University when my professor, a Black woman, sat me down with the director of admissions at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and asked me why I wasn’t applying. 84 more words
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Did you watch the Hollywood Divas premiere tonight? Well, I spoke to co-stars Countess Vaughn and Paula Jai Parker about their decision to do the show, homelessness, self-esteem, and more. Check, check, check it out.
Read the talk show host’s full statement during our interview here.
Aloe Blacc really is the man. In addition to two No.1 records, “Wake Me Up” and “I’m The Man”, Blacc also landed a role in the James Brown biopic Get on Up. 168 more words
If you’re part of the minority who has yet to discover Black Twitter, you’re late—#shadenoshade. But don’t worry, I got you! Read on for some beginners tips and a break down of the lingo. 177 more words
Four reasons why Blue Ivy Carter was my (and everyone else’s) favorite person at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. Clicky, clicky.