Apparently being detained by police is a matter of life and death, especially for a Black woman. A mother of eight children was found dead in her jail cell in Mt. Vernon, NY.
A study conducted by ESSENCE magazine regarding images of black women in the media revealed that most respondents saw themselves negatively represented in the media. Using a series of categories, the study finds that despite strides made in Hollywood and the small screen, successful portrayals of black women are still disproportionate when compared to their […]
Not everyone was amused when Juicy J announced that he was offering a $50,000 scholarship for the best “Twerker.” A group of Black women are calling for a boycott of the Trippy One and his new album, Stay Trippy.
Constance White, the former editor in chief of Essence magazine has revealed that she was fired for not sharing the same vision as her bosses. White claims to have been let go early last month, after leaders at Time Inc. wanted to remove Black women from being the focus of the publication.
Machine Gun Kelly done f-cked up now, word to Bill Duke in Menace II Society. During the red carpet at this past weekend’s BET Awards, Baller Alert TV asked the Bad Boy rapper about his reported love for Black women. After revealing that his own daughter is Black, the rapper’s answer quickly devolved into cringe-worthy […]