Top Story: A White Girl That Gets It – Why I’m Not Here for #WhiteGirlsRock

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The Black Girls Rock! Foundation was founded in 2006 as an organization dedicated to the empowerment of young women of color; a foundation committed to helping black and brown girls overcome the myriad of obstacles a misogynoiristic society places squarely … Continue reading

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Why I’m Rooting For Olivia Pope and President Fitz

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They’re in love. The only reason their relationship is in the closet is because of politics. Lots of politics: he’s already married with children, he’s the President of the United States and he’s a White man. All these things and … Continue reading

America’s First Black Female Impressionist, Sylvia Traymore, Recalls Her Saturday Night Live Experience

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When Sylvia Traymore watched acclaimed actress Kerry Washington impersonate several characters in a comedic sketch on a recent episode of Saturday Night Life (SNL), a deep sense of overwhelm overtook her. As the first black female impressionist to emerge on … Continue reading

Trend Alert! Louis Vuitton Sparks Checkerboard Craze

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Flannel and plaid fashion have been reinvented countless times since the 1960s. Making their rounds on the style circuits every other season, this particular trend is continually adopted and channeled by a variety of subcultures – ranging from hipsters to … Continue reading

Top 5 Best Dressed Women of Color On Television

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Um, sure, the twisty plotlines, laughs and romantic drama on TV are all really great, but what I’m really looking for is the fashion. Watching some of the powerful women strut their stuff, decked out in a lustrous combination of … Continue reading

Olivia From “Scandal” Is The First Black Female Lead on Network TV in 38 Years

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Olivia From “Scandal” Is The First Black Female Lead on Network TV in 38 Years.  Why That’s Not Necessarily Shocking. Television has come a long way in the last 30 years. Gone are the days when wholesome family comedies ruled … Continue reading