I'm obviously not black, but part of the pleasure I got in voting for Barack Obama is that I believed I was voting for the first black president. And when I vote for Hillary Clinton, as I expect to, in the fall, I will vote for her because...Show More Summary
As if I could love Octavia Butler any more. The trailblazing science fiction writer, a Black woman in a white male dominated genre, who explored issues of race, gender, and power in beautifully imaginative and captivating works, died a decade ago. Her notes and personal journals are now housed in the Huntington Library, and last […]
I walk up to a large, white mansion. I knock on the door and a woman in a white shirt and black skirt opens the door. She greets me by saying “hello handsome” as if we’ve met before. She grabs the vacuum cleaner I’m holding in my hand and smiles before saying, “I’ve been meaning to replace my sucker for some time.” She invites me inside. Show More Summary
Were not racist. We're the media Originally published on Substance She's a slender woman with long black hair. It's perfectly straight and blowing slightly in the wind as I meet her in the parking lot. Her smile is warm and pleasant and nothing about her seems dangerous or malicious. Show More Summary
On this day in history Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, the SLA. Hearst, who was just 19 at the time, was taken from her upscale apartment in Berkeley, California by one white woman and two black men, all armed. Show More Summary
Yes, we know you think this. We know you think someone isn't a real Woman unless they're liberal, or a real Gay unless he's liberal, or a real Lesbian unless she's liberal, or a real Black unless she's liberal, or...
EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in Woman Walking Ahead with Susanna White (Generation Kill) directing. Erika Olde’s Black Bicycle Entertainment is financing. Ed Zwick and Marshall Herzkovitz are producing. Stuart Ford’s...Show More Summary
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Halle Berry, who became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002, broke her silence on the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominees. "Honestly, that win almost 15 years ago was iconic," Berry said at the Makers Conference, as reported by The Gaurdian. "It was... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Halle Berry 88th Academy Awards
London’s Metropolitan Police have shown that it isn’t just in the U.S. that suspects, especially black suspects, are subject of police brutality. Sarah Reed, a 30-year-old woman, was brutally assaulted by London Metropolitan Police officer James Kiddie. Show More Summary
Next month will mark the 14th anniversary of Halle Berry becoming the first black woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Monster's Ball. During her acceptance speech, Berry could barely speak through the tear...
In 2002, Halle Berry became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in "Monster's Ball." She dedicated her teary-eyed speech to "every nameless, faceless woman of color." Fourteen years later, she is still the only black woman to have taken home that Oscar. Show More Summary
Halle Berry sits on a panel on stage at the 2016 Makers Conference held at the Terrenea Resort on Tuesday (February 2) in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The 49-year-old actress, who was the first black woman to win the Oscar for Best Actress, was asked to comment on the diversity issue. “Honestly, that win almost [...]
Happy Black History Month, everyone! I hope your edges are extra laid and your chicken extra crispy.
Taryn Manning was recently accused of attacking her makeup artist, Holly Hartman, in a violent incident that led to Hartman filing for a restraining order against the Orange Is The New Black star. However, a Los Angeles judge has dismissed her request due to the fact that the assaults allegedly took place in New York,... Show More Summary
Some of the Bossip staff is for Amber’s finger comments and some of us are for Kanye West denying the booty-finger slander. To this editor, most of the hate going on with Yeezy seems to be because he’s in an
HAHA! That’s going to hurt later… There isn’t a whole lot that can be said of the barbaric Islamic practice of forcing women to wear the burqa, the head-to-toe black
Ebony magazine senior editor Jamilah Lemieux ran to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's defense in a Thursday post on Twitter over his apparent choice of clothing, but also took the opportunity to tout how the NFL player "divorced a WW [white woman] when he signed a big contract and got with a Black single mom."
When Angelina Jolie joined Jack Black on The Today Show to talk about their new animated film, Kung Fu Panda 3, she was wearing an LBD that won't exactly shock you. The three-quarter sleeve sheath dress was elegant and demure, but hit Angelina above the knee, so she could show off her power pumps. Show More Summary
In a night that produced smiles and raised funds, the Nevada Ballet Theatre honored Olivia Newton-John as 2016 Woman of the Year, at Wynn Las Vegas, at the annual Cartier-sponsored Black and White Ball