La’Keisha Gray-Sewell, the founder of the Girls Like Me Project, is a doer. Her organization is in direct response to her experiences growing up as an intelligent, young Black girl from the South Side of Chicago. The Girls Like Me Project was created to provide a space for young Black girls ages 11-17 to critically […]
Winston Duke didn’t expect his Black Panther character to be “sexualized and fetishized” as much as it was. The 32-year-old actor played Jabari Tribe leader M’Baku in the 2018 acclaimed Marvel blockbuster. He claims that with his big screen breakout role, came a huge amount of objectification surrounding his body, making him a “sexual object.” Duke says it […]
TV personality Sherri Shepherd is being peeled like a banana on Twitter after her interview on The Breakfast Club went south regarding her son’s stereotyping of little Black girls. Shepherd, 51, a comedian and actress and former co-host of the popular daytime talk show “The View,” broached a variety of topics during her interview, from […]
The new kid’s film Sing is causing allegations of racist stereotypes among many people in social media. The entertaining movie features a storyline where the main character is a young gorilla that aspires to be a rap star. His father runs a gang and is incarcerated after his son backs out of a robbery. Describing Black […]
Yara Shahidi doesn’t view school as a fallback plan or a chore to squeeze in between filming. Unlike many child stars, she’s open about prioritizing education above her acting career. Likely inspired by her reported fashion icon, Kerry Washington, Shahidi was recently featured in New York Magazine‘s fall fashion issue. “I feel like my love […]
Actress Dascha Polanco is currently starring in the David O. Russell dramady Joy alongside Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. The Dominican star spoke to RollingOut TV about Hollywood’s issues with body image, Latinas and why she sometimes likes to “go commando.”
Dascha Polanco stars opposite Jennifer Lawrence in David O. Russell’s highly-anticipated Christmas drama, Joy. The actress spoke to rolling out about the movie, adjusting to fame and dealing with expectations surrounding body image and ethnicity.
Erick Nunez is a Bronx-based social worker who works with Brightpoint Health in New York City. Nunez was inspired to become a social worker after he had to watch a family member suffer from HIV at a young age,
Tichina Arnold has plenty of experience on television, and the Survivor’s Remorse star shared her thoughts on being stereotyped as a Black actress by Hollywood and being limited as a Black actress by audiences.
John Davis has a new book with a controversial title: What do White Americans Want to Know about Black Americans but are Afraid to Ask. The very nature of the title makes you want to pick it up and peruse his collection of opinion, musings and personal interviews. “The main reason the book was written […]
In the early 1990s, actor and comedian John Leguizamo was on a mission. The Bronx native wanted to showcase Latino culture, while at the same time subversively satirizing the stereotypical ways Latinos were portrayed in American popular culture.
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