‘Cesar Chavez: An American Hero,’ a biopic on legendary civil rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez is set to make its North American debut at SXSW 2014, followed by a premiere in theaters on March 28th.
Transgender activist Janet Mock (and those amazing curls) recently sat down with Melissa H. Perry to speak on trans visibility and her new memoir ‘Redefining Realness,’ which released February 4th.
Google kicked off Black History Month on Saturday with a Google Doodle of Harriet Tubman (1820 – March 10, 1913), American abolitionist, spy, Civil War commander, and most notably — conductor of the Underground Railroad.
This February the Smithsonian Channel will premiere ‘Breath of Freedom,’ a documentary on African-American WWII soldiers who experienced being equals for the first time in Germany, and returned home determined to change their own country.
Google is helping the internet celebrate the life and legacy of Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) — “the most significant, most prolific Black woman writer of the first half of the 21st century.”
“Stop crying” and “be a man” are just a couple of phrases and ideas that are being confronted in a new documentary titled, ‘The Mask You Live In,’ which explores the negative effects of hyper-masculinity in American culture.
With the help of an enthralling speech by African feminist/author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Beyoncé’s “Bow Down” has turned into a “Flawless” woman anthem.
Think about the last time you saw a film that focused on the experiences of Black and deaf individuals and their families… If you’re having trouble recalling, that is precisely why a Black deaf filmmaker has launched a campaign to support the start of the American Sign Language (ASL) Black Cinema.
As we all mourn the death of world icon Nelson Mandela, 26-year-old rapper Kendrick Lamar took to Twitter to suggest that his more than two million followers to take the opportunity to learn about Mandela’s life.
Tameka Raymond, who launched Kile’s World Foundation in honor of her late son Kile Glover this Spring, is hosting the first annual “Give Thanks 5k Run/Walk” in Atlanta.
R&B singer Trey Songz partnered with Versace to host a private evening of cocktails and shopping at Versace New York to benefit his charity, the Angels with Heart Foundation.
This week a global event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) memorializes those who have been killed as a result of anti-transgender violence. See this massive list of events to attend Nov. 20-26.
Kenyan model Ajuma Nasenyana speaks on her battle with skin prejudice, the gruesome effects of skin-lightening, and how beauty companies and advertising contribute to the bleaching epidemic in Kenya and on the continent of Africa.
charity: water has announced a new partnership with Satya Jewelry, whose Oasis Necklace will fund clean water projects for families in India.
JCPenney has launched two Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaigns for #Pinktober, including “Give Breast Cancer the Boot,” to support the cause.
Demi Lovato’s multi-book deal includes ‘Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year,’ set to release November 19th, which will feature tweets the singer/actress wrote about her life during her rough time before and after her stint in rehab.
Ladies, too often we settle into situations that we aren’t happy in. We stay with a jerk because he’s familiar and because we’re taught that once they touch the goodies, we’re obligated to stick around for a while. We stay with the guy who is awesome, but not for us and end up breaking his heart because we’re still trying to play the “good girl.” NO!!! We don’t have to…
Continuing their four-week occupancy of Florida’s capitol until “Stand Your Ground” is repealed, the Dream Defenders were joined by hip-hop legend Talib Kweli and his son who stayed overnight.
Ebony Magazine has dedicated its September 2013 issue to the memory of Trayvon Martin and the spirit of moving forward with four poignant new covers.
Kanye West is putting his attention where his heart is — Chicago’s at-risk youth — many of whom will have a chance to attend his new music program, Got Bars.