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London Photographer Aims to Highlight Beauty of Body Hair

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Seven years ago, London-based photographer Ben Hopper started a photo series designed to challenge the “societal ‘brainwashing’ done by the beauty industry.” Or more like erase the stigma of body hair on women. Hopper released his first official set of photos from his “Natural Beauty”...

Ravens Ray Rice, Janay Palmer Wed Day After Assault Indictment

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One day after being indicted on third-degree assault charges, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancee Janay Palmer got married. Rice and Palmer were arrested back in February after a physical altercation at an Atlantic City casino, which was captured on surveillance video. Ravens...

Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talk “Americanah”

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Last night, novelist greats Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie met at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY, to discuss Adichie’s book, “Americanah.” The sit-down conversation begins with a reading: Adichie’s other books include “Purple Hibiscus” and “Half of a...

Honeymaid Graham Cracker Commercial Showcases Same Sex, Military And Interracial Families

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New Honeymaid Graham Cracker commercials that hit televisions across the country today, highlighted the diverse families that are prevalent in society. Honey Maid’s commercials, which is owned by Mondelez International, are just another step in how ad agencies are pulling out all of the punches when...

#LiesToldByFemales Take Twitter By Storm But It’s Still Sexist

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The hashtag #LiesToldByFemales recently topped the trending charts on Twitter, but it wasn’t done without backlash.  The sexist hashtag had men airing their grievances about women, but it wasn’t all fun and games.  Over 100,000 tweets from men, as well as women, joining in on the “fun” made...
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V.O.T.D: Andrea Lewis: “Letting Go of The Negatives – Self Love”

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When I really started to get serious about my self love journey I created 2 lists, 1. that was filled with my doubts, fears and insecurities and the other that was filled with my strengths and solutions to all those negatives. When I was complete...

Ray Rice Caught On Tape Dragging Unconscious Girlfriend

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Over the weekend, reports surfaced that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiance, Janay Palmer, were both arrested after having a physical altercation at an Atlantic City casino.  After the couple’s arrest, Rice’s lawyer quickly attempted to diffuse the situation by calling it...
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