In 'Guava Island,' Donald Glover Paints Death Into Music
Donald Glover's musical drama about a singing martyr invokes sentiments around loss in communities of color, akin to Nipsey Hussle's recent passing.
Womens History Month
The WNBA Icon Who Should Have Changed the Endorsement Deal Game
WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes made history in 1995 and became the first woman with her own signature sneaker—a milestone very few women athletes would meet.
The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon
When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
How Baby Phat Won the Early 2000s
Dripping in the decadence of early 2000s hip-hop culture, Baby Phat served women of color by being authentic, aspirational, and unapologetically confident.
Zendaya Knows: Modern Fashion Demands Inclusivity
On Saturday, Zendaya's effort for Tommy Hilfiger at Paris Fashion Week featured 59 Black models styled by a Black hairstylist and makeup artist.
Solange Gave Us 'When I Get Home' After A Frustrating Black History Month
After a Black History Month filled with societal strife, Solange’s new music is a salve of Black sisterhood, resilience, and power.
Getting Out of Bed
Nigella Lawson Helped Me Cure My Heartbreak
When my first love broke my heart, I found joy in cooking—and an encouraging DM from Nigella Lawson.
What to Know About Noor Tagouri, the Activist Misidentified by 'Vogue'
After being misidentified by "Vogue" magazine in a recent issue, Noor Tagouri called them out for what she believes is "a constant problem if you are a Muslim in America."
Here's How TV Depicted Abortion Stories This Year
In a new report, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health found that shows like "Insecure," "Empire," and "Star" highlighted the reality of abortions for women of color.
Penny Marshall Was Never 'The Homely Girl'
In directing of films like "A League of Their Own" and "Big," Penny Marshall broke down narrow paradigms concerning women's place in Hollywood with her humor, intelligence, and iconic filmmaking.
Emma Stone Kept Laughing Through One of Sexiest Scenes of 'The Favourite'
Emma Stone's character pleases Queen Anne of England in a bath scene that involved a particularly noisy sponge.
Meghan Markle's Status As a Woman of Color Leaves No Room for Error
The mainstream media has an unhealthy obsession with nitpicking her every move.