PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS CUT TIES WITH LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT AMID GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

The movement to get police officers out of public schools seems to be gathering steam nationwide.

WHY K-POP STARS NEED TO KEEP SPEAKING UP ABOUT BLACK LIVES MATTER

In this op-ed, writer Natasha Mulenga examines the response from K-pop groups to Black Lives Matter in the context of K-pop's origins...

 
 
 

BRETMAN ROCK SAYS INFLUENCERS HAVE BEEN “TOO QUIET” ABOUT BLACK LIVES MATTER

Beauty YouTuber Bretman Rock is holding influencers accountable for not speaking up in support of Black Lives Matter.

ESTÉE LAUDER WORKERS CALL FOR THE RESIGNATION OF HEIR RONALD LAUDER OVER TRUMP SUPPORT

Estée Lauder workers call for the resignation of heir Ronald Lauder for his support of President Donald Trump in the wake of protests...

 
 
 

THE PULLUPORSHUTUP CHALLENGE ASKS BRANDS TO SHARE THE PERCENTAGE OF BLACK EMPLOYEES THEY HAVE IN LEADERSHIP

Uoma Beauty's founder Sharon Chuter is challenging brands to post how many Black people they have working for them on a corporate level...

62 BOOKS BY BLACK AUTHORS WE'RE READING IN 2020

From fantasy novels to history books, these are the books by Black authors we're reading in 2020, including “You Should See Me in a...

 
 
 

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: SONGS FROM SHYGIRL, MICKEY GUYTON, TWICE, AND MORE

This week's Best New Music Friday roundup features songs from country singer Mickey Guyton, K-pop superstars TWICE, and London performer...

HOW LAW ENFORCEMENT MAY BE WORSENING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 AT PROTESTS

Find out how law enforcement may be worsening the spread of COVID-19 during protests by using tear gas and reportedly seizing some...

 
 
 

RYAN DESTINY SHARES ADVICE FOR YOUNG BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD

Ryan Destiny reflected on her own journey in Hollywood as a Black woman and gave advice to aspiring Black actors and performers.

GROWING UP BLACK BETWEEN TRAYVON MARTIN AND GEORGE FLOYD HAS MY GENERATION AT A BOILING POINT

Michael-Michelle Platt writes what the cycle of Black death and Black Lives Matter protests has meant for Black members of Generation...

 
 
 

THE CFDA ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES TO FIGHT SYSTEMIC RACISM IN FASHION

The Council of Fashion Designers of America proposed new initiatives to combat systemic racism and promote equality within the fashion...

"RIVERDALE" CREATOR ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA APOLOGIZES TO VANESSA MORGAN

After Vanessa Morgan raised issues about "Riverdale," its treatment of Black characters, and her own pay, creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa...

 
 
 

BREONNA TAYLOR'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS REMEMBER HER GREATNESS

Eva Maria Lewis, an organizer from Chicago, interviews the family and friends of Breonna Taylor in this public eulogy celebrating her...

HOW BLACK STUDENT UNIONS ARE FIGHTING FOR BLACK LIVES

Black Student Unions are raising money, helping to organize protests, and holding their schools accountable in the fight against police...

 
 
 

CATE YOUNG ON BREONNA TAYLOR'S BIRTHDAY MEMORIAL AND THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE FOR BLACK WOMEN

Find out what Cate Young, who organized Breonna Taylor's birthday memorial, said about justice for Black women.

AMBER RILEY ADDRESSED ACCUSATIONS AGAINST "GLEE" COSTAR LEA MICHELE

"Glee" star Amber Riley weighed in on her costar Samantha Ware and others calling out Lea Michele for racist behavior.

 
 
 

12 LATINX SHOWS ON NETFLIX YOU CAN WATCH NOW

Dealing with gentrification in Southern California or refusing a quinceañera, Netflix has these nuanced Latinx stories.

MEGHAN MARKLE: "GEORGE FLOYD'S LIFE MATTERED, BREONNA TAYLOR'S LIFE MATTERED"

Meghan Markle spoke about George Floyd, the protests, and Black Lives Matter in a commencement speech to her high school.

 
 
 

"LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE" STAR LEXI UNDERWOOD GAVE A POWERFUL SPEECH AT A BLM MARCH

Lexi Underwood, who plays Pearl Warren on "Little Fires Everywhere," delivered an impromptu speech at a Black Lives Matter march in...

VANESSA MORGAN VOWS TO WEAR BLACK DESIGNERS AT PUBLIC EVENTS GOING FORWARD

In her new pinned tweet, “Riverdale” star Vanessa Morgan announced her decision to only wear Black designers during her future public...

 
 
 



Artist Christopher Martin Releases Limited Prints to Benefit Black Lives...

Artist Christopher Martin Releases Limited Prints to Benefit Black Lives Matter Causes

Oakland-based, African-American artist Christopher Martin is teaming up with Hashimoto Contemporary to release a series of limited prints to benefit Black Lives Matter... Read more ...

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma' Oscar snub

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma' Oscar snub

Protesters gathered on Friday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more ...

Denim Tears, FELT and More Take a Stand

Denim Tears, FELT and More Take a Stand

The deaths of George Floyd , Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, among others, have led to many protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Charities, funds and... Read more ...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand Pledge $100 Million USD In Support of U.S...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand Pledge $100 Million USD In Support of U.S. Black Community

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand have pledged $100,000,000 USD over the next decade in support of America's black communities. Following in the footsteps of Nike , Inc's... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein's Net Worth Proves Just How ‘Filthy Rich' He Really Was

Jeffrey Epstein's Net Worth Proves Just How ‘Filthy Rich' He Really Was

After bingeing the new Netflix documentary series, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich , many are still wondering what exactly Jeffrey Epstein's net worth really was. The docuseries... Read more ...

Abby Lee Miller's New Show ‘Abby's Virtual Dance-Off' Canceled Following...

Abby Lee Miller's New Show ‘Abby's Virtual Dance-Off' Canceled Following Racism Revelations

Following the revelation that Abby Lee Miller made racist comments about her Dance Moms costars, the reality TV star's new show, Abby's Virtual Dance-Off, was canceled... Read more ...

Bachelor Nation's Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez Get Into Heated...

Bachelor Nation's Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez Get Into Heated Exchange Over Police Brutality

Bachelor Nation alums Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez got into a heated exchange after the Bachelorette contestant posted in support of law enforcement amid nationwide... Read more ...

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives...

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives Speak Up About Racism in Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty brands are being called upon to commit to anti-racism practicesWhile the beauty industry has been patting... Read more ...

9 Summer Bags on Sale From Black-Owned Fashion Brands

9 Summer Bags on Sale From Black-Owned Fashion Brands

As more people make their way out of their homes, there's no better time to get a new handbag. Ahead, we've rounded up everything from a fringed belt bag to a brightly colored... Read more ...

Kanye West Protests In Chicago, Donates To Families Of Breonna Taylor...

Kanye West Protests In Chicago, Donates To Families Of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd

The rapper appeared at a rally in his hometown after donating $2 million to help Black-owned businesses and the families of Floyd, Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Read more ...