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Massachusetts School Bans Two Black Girls From Prom Because They Wore Box Braids To School

One school's troubling and discriminatory hair policy is catching heat across the Internet.

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Steve Harvey Laughed At His Own Racist Remarks About Asian Men

Steve Harvey was laughing at his own damn joke.

Opinion

Why I Hate Troy Ave’s “Sex Tape” With A Passion

This "music video/sextape" is bad on so many levels.

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Common Praises Black Women In ‘Love Star’ Mini-Documentary

“I look at black woman, like man, it’s so much strength in there."

Viva

Skateboard Witches Of The Bronx Honor Fallen Sister, Maylin Reynoso

The radical skating group vows to make the streets safer for Black and Latinx women in the borough.

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Activists Johnetta Elzie, Feminista Jones & More To Take Part In “EmpowerHER” Leadership Conference

The event will highlight the importance of Black women in activism, technology and creativity.

News

College Students Perform Poem About Black Women’s Experience: “I Grew Up Learning How To Protect Men Who Hate Me”

Titled "To Be Black And Woman And Alive," these two poets raised their voices on the depreciation of black women.

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Azealia Banks Feels Men Generally ‘Despise Dark Skinned Women’

Azealia Banks isn't done speaking her mind yet. Just a few days after the "212" rapper’s recent beef with Erykah Badu, she’s singling out everything…

Features

VIBE Race Project: The Unsung Black Women Of Police Brutality

Zora Neale Hurston said black women are the mules of the world and some eighty years later, her words unfortunately still ring true.

Vixen

Editor Accuses ‘People Magazine’ of Being Racist Against Blacks

Well, well, well. It looks like one of the leading gossip magazines are in hot water right now. Tatsha Robertson, former senior editor of…

Vixen

The Controversy Over Essence’s ‘Think Like A Man 2′ Cover

  This month Essence Magazine promoted the popular sequel Think Like A Man 2 with a dual cover spread. One cover showed all the…

Vixen

California Graduate Shamed for Breastfeeding at Graduation

Over the weekend, a picture of mom and college graduate Karlesha Thurman went viral and the reactions weren't pretty. She shared an intimate…

Vixen

Rachel Jeantel Finally Earns Her High School Diploma

Rachel Jeantel, one of Trayvon Martin's good friends and a witness during his famous case graduated with her highschool diploma. She was criticized…

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Tamar Braxton and K. Michelle Beef Continues

It was all good just a week ago... until K. Michelle posted a picture of Kermit the frog and a subliminal caption comparing…

Vixen

Hair Regulations For Female Soldiers Are ‘Racially Biased’

According to The Army Times, thousands of black female soldiers have created a petition to be reviewed by President Obama in hopes that…
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