As the record-breaking album "The Emancipation of Mimi" turns 15 this week, a former editor remembers why the singer wanted to speak directly to Black women for the first time.
For the first time in history, Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA are all Black women. Here the reigning queens—Nia Franklin, Cheslie Kryst and Kaliegh Garris -- reflect on this monumental moment and set their tiaras aside (for just a short while) to rock our beloved cultural crowns
The Pioneering Black Woman Behind 'Searching For Neverland' Is The Only One Who Could Tell This Michael Jackson Story
Michaela Angela Davis gets a snapshot of a Black woman director's divinely ordained journey to 'Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland.'
Michaela Angela Davis was supportive when her only child found sisterhood at college, but this Afrocentric mother was surprised to discover it wouldn't be a Black experience. Here's what you had to say: Karena commented: "Women should consider themselves "sisters" no matter what race or religion. There is more in common than not." Naja wrote: "I also have sisters who are Latino, White and Asian. Their reasons for joining may be similar to the writer's daughter. Regardless, I love them all. My decision was to join a group with whom I can relate to."
Precious will push your buttons. This big film firmly based on the little novel PUSH, by Sapphire, packs in just about every painful issue imaginable, sexual and emotional abuse, domestic and spiritual violence, incest, illiteracy, obesity, poverty, mental illness, neglect, HIV, abandonment and deadly loneliness. So many dark demons staring on the silver screen can be hard to handle. Perhaps that's why it's kicked up so much controversy. No on gets out of this one free, you can't see Precious without seeing some deep agony you can identify with.