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Chris Brown Claps Back (Again) After Criticism Over Colorist Lyrics

"IM START GIVING AWAY FREE LACE-FRONTS FOR ALL YOU WEIRD FEMALES WIT THE SKID ROW EDGES AND LOW SELF ESTEEM."

Danity Kane Discuss Diddy, Putting Women In Power And Colorism

Earlier this season, Danity Kane regrouped after a years-long separation to tour the country and perform their tunes. Although D. Woods and Aundrea Fimbres opted out of…

Yara Shahidi Urged ‘Grown-ish’ Creator To Cast Actors With “Wider Array Of Skin Tones”

While Freeform’s Grown-ish debuted earlier this year to rave reviews for its progressive commentary, viewers noticed that its cast lacked dark-skinned actors. One…

Wale Suggests Colorism Is To Blame For Presumed Career Setbacks

After Wale and Atlantic Records parted ways, he has been functioning like a true free agent, dropping music independently and moving on his own accord. While he has had…

New York City Stripper Strike Goes Nationwide

Colorism, racism and unfair labor practices are at the root of the New York City stripper strike that has lasted for the past five months, and now plans to go…

Mathew Knowles Clarifies Comments On Colorism

A week after talent manager Mathew Knowles made headlines for comments on how colorism shaped his view as a young boy growing up in the deep south, the 66-year-old has…

Dove Apologizes For Latest Soap Ad, An Insult To Black Women

A now-deleted Facebook ad for Dove body wash, depicting a looping image of a black woman removing her brown shirt to then be revealed as a white woman in a light shirt…

Zoe Saldana Says Sci-Fi Roles Have Made Her Blind To Color

Between Avatar and Guardian of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Zoe Saldana is far from a stranger to the world of science fiction to the point that the Dominican-Puerto Rican actress…

Indigenous Protester Crashes Kanye’s Controversial Casting Call

Kanye West recently took to Twitter and issued a casting call for “multiracial women only” in his Yeezy Season 4 collection at this year’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW)…