Gender & Sexuality
How Jesse Williams’ divorce highlights the way white-supremacist beauty standards affect relationships
Shea Moisture’s First Commercial Tackles the Implicit Racism of Beauty Aisles
#UnfairandLovely is A Stand Against Colorism
New Barbie Dolls Showcase Diversity But Is It Too Late?
‘The Wiz Live!’ gives us the representation we need
Viola Davis describes as being ‘less than classically beautiful,’ black women defend star
Video: Lupita Nyong’o’s Sesame Street appearance is a must watch
Lupita Nyong’o says dark complexion was an ‘obstacle’ during her youth
Viola Davis: ‘I have never felt pretty’
Creator promotes positive ethnic beauty through doll line
J. Cole on Colorism: “I might not be as successful as I am now if I was dark skin”
Iman: Boycott Fashion Labels That Don’t Use Black Models
Could Light-Skinned Women Ever Be the Subject of a Documentary like “Dark Girls”?
Ohio School Apologizes; Lifts Ban on Afro Puffs and Braids
Serena Williams’ Body Compared to a “Monster Truck” in Rolling Stone Interview
Tracee Ellis Ross Launches “Hair Love” Campaign
OWN Network Premieres “Dark Girls” Documentary This Sunday
Teenage Sisters Launch Their Own Line of Beauty Products
Jada Pinkett Smith: Black Magazines Should Put White Women on Covers, and Vice Versa
Kelly Rowland Talks Learning to Love Her Brown Skin
Rapper Kendrick Lamar Specifically Requested Dark-Skinned Model for New Music Video
All I Want for Christmas is a Kenya Doll
STUDY: Hair Relaxers Can Cause Health Problems
Kenyan Model Ajuma Nasenyana Speaks Out On Skin Lightening and European Beauty Standards
Black Don't Crack: The Cosmetic Surgery Debate
Blacks and BAD HAIR
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
The whitewashing of ‘IT’ is proof that it’s past time to start centering Blackness in horror
I’m disavowing respectability politics and exorcising the shame of my poverty
The NFL boycott is steeped in misogynoir and I’m not participating
Stop expecting Black children to grow up straight & cisgender
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