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“As black women, too often we hear about what we need to do,” says Lupita Nyong’o — Quartz

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has opened up about why she turned down bigger Hollywood projects to star in Eclipsed, a Broadway production about women during Liberia’s brutal civil war. Writing in Lena Dunham’s newsletter Lenny ahead of the Tony Award nominations, Nyong’o recounted a recent question from a reporter, “‘Why would such a big star… via… Read More ›

In firing Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC chose white-male mediocrity over real intellect

Source: In firing Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC chose white-male mediocrity over real intellect

How to protect your iPhone even if Apple lets the Feds have their way with it

Source: How to protect your iPhone even if Apple lets the Feds have their way with it

My Version of Naptural85’s Confetti Hair Bun

Before the New Year of 2016 Naptural85, uploaded a very creative and innovative hair style that she titled the “Confetti Hair Bun.” When I saw the video on YouTube I was impressed with the creativity and idea of it. So of course in the true fashion of watching YouTube videos, I wanted to do it! SO I DID.

This year marks a new language shift in how English speakers use pronouns

Source: This year marks a new language shift in how English speakers use pronouns

The Dashiki Trend or Appropriation?

There has been much discussion and buzz around this summer’s trend: The Dashiki. It has many different names depending on what country in Africa you’re referencing. My mother’s native country, Ghana, refers to the attire as a Kente blouse. But the popular name we know it by comes from the Yoruba word Danshiki, which means a colorful tunic.

Ordinary citizens across Europe are stepping in to help refugees where their governments have failed

Source: Ordinary citizens across Europe are stepping in to help refugees where their governments have failed

HERE’S WHY WE NO LONGER NEED FEMINISM…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5jeIg6sxj8’We Are What Feminists Look Like’ Tumblr Launched In Response To ‘Fat-Shaming Anti-Feminist Meme’ Susa J. Douglas argues that feminism has changed from what is was back in the 70s to what it is today. The way feminism is now defined is pretty complex because feminism represents the freedom for women to be sexually promiscuous,… Read More ›

A transgender woman of color on the hypocrisy of the gay rights movement

Interesting video and read!