Gender expectations are a thing of the past, especially when your name is Jaden Smith. His gender presentation has made the official entrance into fashion as he has been crowned as the new face of Louis Vuitton’s womenswear campaign.
It started with Derrick Rose donning a shirt with the caption, “I can’t breathe” in support of Eric Garner protesters. Then other NBA players followed suit. Among them? Kobe Bryant.
But a white reporter feel that Bryant isn’t “hood enough” to sympathize with the plight of the average black person.
According to a recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, whites associate more negative connotations with the word “Black” than they do with the word “African American.”
An MBA candidate at the University of the District of Columbia says he was banned from attending the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) conference due to his hairstyle.
Tamon George created a Change.org petition in hopes of eliminating the discriminatory practice implemented by the fund that bans dreadlocks.
Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally wounded an 18-year-old black teen in Ferguson, Mo., said the teen punched him, then reached for his sidearm.
The Aug. 9 shooting sparked widespread and ongoing protests in and around Ferguson, Mo. More than 250 people have been arrested on charges ranging from burglary to refusing to dispersing by police order.
The creator of a racist cartoon that made fun of an intruder entering the president’s home apologized and called the cartoon an innocent mistake.
Jerry Holbert, whose cartoon appeared in Wednesday’s Boston Herald, took to the airwaves Wednesday morning.
Odd Future musician Earl Sweatshirt is coming for Taylor Swift. The country music star released the video for her latest single, “Shake it Off,” which boosts a noticeably different image and beat from Swift’s traditional format.
Earl Sweatshirt took to Twitter to talk about how the video is harmful because it amplifies many black stereotypes.
After a series of protests from it’s black citizens, The Netherlands will refashion its popular holiday character into a less offensive figure.
The mayor of Amsterdam said that Black Pete, also known as Zwarte Piet would change in appearance over the next four years to make him less offensive.
SketchFactor is now available in app stores. The app uses user data to determine the “sketchiness” of certain neighborhoods and areas.
Despite the fact that the racial makeup of an area will more than likely play a part in which areas are deemed “sketchy” by users, the app is a finalist for the NYC BigApps competition, and has been well-received.
Officials from the Redlands school district are looking into a photo of the Redlands East Valley High School cheerleading squad which shows members of the team dressed as “gangsters.”