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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


Social Media Is In an Uproar Over Possible Racist Ad

Recent pictures have flooded the internet lately of an ad promoting a baby sling for mothers. Sounds simple enough, however the problem people have is with the marketing of the product which shows very different images on the packaging. 85 more words