For International Women's Day Beyoncé released a short video filled with women explaining why feminism is still necessary. The clip features the excerpt from "We Should All Be Feminists" by Chimamanda Adichie that is featured on "***Flawless."
Saturday, March 8, 2014
On March 10, 9-Year-Old Chachi will launch a new web show dedicated to celebrating the achievements of Black women. In her first show, she spotlights astronaut Mae Jemison, and in another video she honors the genius of pioneers like Audre Lorde, Shirley Chisholm, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
In anticipation of International Women's Day on March 8, Angela Davis sat down with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez to discuss her vision for the future of activism.
Black students at Harvard have come together to publicly address their frustrations with racial hostilities on campus. The "I, Too, Am Harvard" campaign is a multimedia project that consists of a collection of testimonies from Black students about their experiences in and outside of the classroom.
What's most heartening about the campaign is the prominence of Black women within it. Sophomore Kimiko Matsuda-Lawrence began the campaign and Junior Ahsante Bean produced the accompanying video.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The film stars little Quvenzhané alongside Jamie Foxx as Benjamin Stacks (the new-age Daddy Warbucks) and Cameron Diaz as Miss Hanigan.
Watch the first look of the film below
After watching this interview by morning talk show team The Breakfast Club with Supermodel Naomi Campbell, I'm almost ashamed to have believed any of the tall tales surrounding her persona. The host of "The Face" was as gracious and amiable a celebrity as I've ever seen. She also managed to effortlessly avoid the landmines the hosts attempted to set for her.
Watch Naomi be gorgeous and perfect below:
Dr. Joy DeGruy uses a story about discrimination she encountered at a supermarket to illustrate the power of privilege and the responsibility of those who want to end racism.