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The Political Subtext of People Assuming Michelle Wolf Is Black

It is fitting that the day after speaking to a good friend of mine all about the Rachel Dolezal documentary, I would find out that, apparently, people thought that Michelle Wolf was ... black.

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The TSA Is Still Searching Black Women’s Hair Because Their Machines Have Not Been Updated to Identify Black Girl Magic

Between May 13, 2015 and March 13, 2017, 98 black women filed hair-search complaints with the TSA, according to the records from the Multicultural Branch.

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Zendaya Doesn’t Want to Be “Hollywood’s Acceptable Version of a Black Girl” Anymore, so How Do We Change That?

"We're vastly too beautiful and too interesting for me to be the only representation of that. What I'm saying, it's about creating those opportunities. Sometimes you have to create those paths. And that's with anything, Hollywood, art, whatever," Zendaya added.

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Dear White People Vol. 2 Promises to Tackle All the Issues Your Twitter Has Been Blowing up Over

Netflix's Dear White People is returning this May.

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Remember When Starbucks Wanted Their Baristas to Start a Conversation About Race? Well, Mission Accomplished

Cell phone footage over the weekend captured two black men being arrested inside of a Starbucks in Philadelphia for the 200-year-old crime of doing something while being black.

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Charlize Theron Has Contemplated Leaving the U.S for the Sake of Her Black Children

In a recent interview with Elle actress, Charlize Theron got candid about her feelings about the racial climate in America right now and how it impacts her as the mother of two black children.

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How Gabrielle Union Films Taught Me About Colorism

From 1993 to Present day, Gabrielle Union has been one of the most iconic and legendary black female actresses. I can turn on almost any black sitcom made in the 90s and if there is a black woman there 7/10 she will be there. She was even the first black woman to actually have any relevance in Friends.

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Mathew Knowles Speaks Out About Colorism & Thinking Tina Knowles Was “White”

Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, is apparently working on a book titled "Racism: From the Eyes of a Child" and has come out to talk about the issue of colorism in an interview with Ebony magazine.

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The Case of Elizabeth Key Grinstead, the First Freed Black Woman, Shows the Origin of Racism in the U.S.

Slavery existed long before the transatlantic slave trade and still exists many forms today, but the specific way of how slavery was allowed to perpetuate in this country the way it did was tied to racism. But where did that racism come from?

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Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree From the University of Pennsylvania Has Been Revoked

On Thursday, David L. Cohen, Chair of the Board of Trustees for the University of Pennsylvania and President Amy Gutmann announced that the university would be removing Steve Wynn’s name from campus and revoking Bill Cosby’s honorary degree. Two for the price of one.

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Alec Baldwin Compares Dylan Farrow to Racist False Rape Accuser in To Kill a Mockingbird

New Rule: If you don't understand anything about the experiences of sexual violence, racism, or child abuse, kindly keep your thoughts to yourself. A person who could seriously use this rule is Alec Baldwin who decided to double down on his pity party for Woody Allen yesterday.

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Screen Junkies Gives Get Out the Perfect Honest Trailer

Well, they did it again. Screen Junkies is good at roasting terrible movies, but when they have to do trailers for good films you get to see some of their best work, and their video for Get Out is probably among their funniest.

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Beauty Community Claps Back at Tarte For Limited Shade Range For WOC

When Tarte launched its new line of Shape Tape foundations, which only had 3 shades for WOC out 15, the internet was not having it.

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Student Found Out That Posting Racist Videos Full of the N-Word Gets You Expelled—Who Knew?

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a college student from the University of Alabama thought it was the right time to put her racist personality on Instagram for the world to see. As a result, according to The Washington Post, she has been expelled from the University of Alabama.

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Where Did the Black Action Heroine Go?

Who has inherited the legacy of Pam Grier?

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Mother of Young H&M Model Tells People To “Get Over It” & “Stop Crying Wolf”

In addition to the dialogue surrounding the hoodie itself, the mother of the young boy in the photo took to Facebook with a message that  basically amounted to "get over it."

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Hattie McDaniel Biopic Is in the Works—Someone Better Give Gabourey Sidibe a Call

In 1940 Hattie McDaniel became the first black actor to win an Academy Award for her role of Mammy in the iconic film, Gone With the Wind and her story will be brought to the big screen in an upcoming biopic.

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Proud Mary Stars One of Television’s Biggest Stars, yet Sony Isn’t Promoting It

Have you heard about the movie Proud Mary? Do you know when it's coming out? Do know what it is rated? If not, you aren't the only one.

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She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 Renewal Proves There Is a Place for the Black Anti-Heroine

Netflix has renewed the Spike Lee remake She's Gotta Have It for a second season, following the first season that released on Thanksgiving 2017. Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, his wife, who helped write and work on the series, posted a video on their Instagram announcing the news themselves on New Year's Day.

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A Different World For a New Generation: Grown-ish Series Premiere Tonight on Freeform

Episode one of Grown-ish starts tonight at 8pm EST on Freeform with an hour-long premiere and I couldn't be more excited about what the show will be bringing to the table! Not only is Yara Shahidi an amazingly talented actress with great hair, she has also been an outspoken activist when it comes to racism, gender inequality and a vast number of issues.

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