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How Eight Gunshots Just United a Nation

I’ll be honest. I will probably never fully understand the social media backlash against Black Girls Rock.  When I watched the program, I saw girls and women who look like me celebrating the kinds of accomplishments I almost never read or hear about in the news. 823 more words

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for calling black actors 'colored'

LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch says he was an “idiot” to refer to non-white actors as “colored.”

The Academy Award-nominated actor used the word on PBS talk show “Tavis Smiley” last week while discussing diversity in the entertainment industry. 129 more words