LeBron James Loved It When Kendrick Lamar Showed Up At Lakers Practice

Life in Los Angeles for the Lakers is a bit different than in past seasons. There’s always glitz and glamour, but LeBron James makes them a significantly more interesting team … Continue reading LeBron James Loved It When Kendrick Lamar Showed Up At Lakers Practice

A proud moment: Black women command the covers of 2018 September issues

Beyoncé. Rihanna. Yara Shahidi. Tiffany Haddish. Tracee Ellis Ross. Lupita Nyong’o. Zendaya. Slick Woods. Issa Rae. Aja Naomi King. Laverne Cox. Naomi Campell. In an unprecedented move, almost all of … Continue reading A proud moment: Black women command the covers of 2018 September issues

Beyoncé-Approved Tyler Mitchell Is The First Black Photographer To Shoot A Vogue Cover

Tyler Mitchell, a 23-year-old artist from Atlanta, will be the first black photographer to shoot a cover for Vogue in the magazine’s 126-year history. Beyoncé chose Mitchell to photograph her upcoming September … Continue reading Beyoncé-Approved Tyler Mitchell Is The First Black Photographer To Shoot A Vogue Cover

Facing Losses, Condé Nast Plans to Put 3 Magazines Up for Sale

Condé Nast, the company behind Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, became one of the most successful magazine publishers by charming readers and advertisers alike with a formula built … Continue reading Facing Losses, Condé Nast Plans to Put 3 Magazines Up for Sale

Racism at American Pools Isn’t New: A Look at a Long History

The poolside confrontations keep coming. This summer, a black boy was harassed by a white woman in South Carolina; a black woman was asked to provide identification by a white … Continue reading Racism at American Pools Isn’t New: A Look at a Long History

Lupita Nyong’o Criticizes Magazine’s Altered Image of Her Hair

The Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has spoken over the years about her struggles to learn to love her hair and skin color. She was taunted as a young girl for … Continue reading Lupita Nyong’o Criticizes Magazine’s Altered Image of Her Hair