Rolling out publisher and CEO Munson Steed recently sat down with actress, dancer and singer Amber Pickens during a segment of “Star Studio.” The 2015 graduate of The Juilliard School who grew up in Dallas, Texas, made her choreography directing debut in the film Passing, which premiered Saturday, Jan. 30, at the 2021 Sundance Film […]
Mike Tyson is continuing this recent trend of iconic figures undergoing cathartic purgings of the guilt they’ve kept hidden in the deeper recesses of their souls for decades. The formerly feared heavyweight champion Tyson, 54, says he’s always felt culpable for the death of arguably the greatest rapper ever, Tupac Shakur, because Tyson invited 2Pac […]
The news of Kobe Bryant’s sudden passing was tragic enough, but a national news reporter poured salt into the wounds when the woman allegedly uttered a racist epitaph during the live broadcast. While reporting on the tragic passing of Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles, MSNBC […]
Melvin Edmonds, the older brother of legendary singer-songwriter Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and a founding member of the 1990s R&B group After 7, has died at the age of 65. Edmonds’ son, Melvin Jr., confirmed his death and it was posted on After 7’s Facebook page. His passing took everyone by surprise. CNN reported that Edmonds suffered […]
After all the hell Mo’Nique let loose on Netflix regarding pay disparity and her possible special, the streaming service has announced a new documentary about another woman who has broken barriers. The special is called The Rachel Divide and features self-proclaimed Black woman Rachel Dolezal and will air on April 27, 2018. Dolezal reached notoriety […]
The story of Rachel Dolezal, a White woman passing for Black, has taken yet another strange turn. Most recently it was revealed by various media outlets that she was on food stamps, unemployed and nearly homeless. A condition many Americans have faced regardless of their color, but in her case became a sick play on […]
Rachel Dolezal’s brother breaks silence If you darken your skin, perm your hair, become a baby mama, and have a bad attitude can you pass for a Black woman? For Rachel Dolezal this insulting stereotype worked for her as she assimilated into the Black community in Spokane, Washington. A person might wonder whether Dolezal was […]
There’s something uniquely disturbing on so many different levels about Rachel Dolezal and her masquerade as a Black woman. On the surface, of course, there is shock and disbelief, which is then quickly followed by laughter for many people. After all, the thought of a White woman pretending to be Black and serving as president […]
Famed director Spike Lee worked with the late, great Ruby Dee on films such as Jungle Fever and Do the Right Thing, and as news spread of her passing this week, Lee posted a few words on Instagram about the beloved actress and activist.
There have been numerous reports that pioneering jazz fusion keyboardist George Duke has passed away at age 67.
These stars have erased their ethnic features.