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Chance the Rapper Isn't Impressed With Miley Cyrus's Faux Dreadlocks
She also used the word "mammy" during VMAs skit....


Gone With the Wind Prequel Aims to Give Life to Mammy
"Ruth's Journey," an upcoming prequel to "Gone With the Wind," will center on the life and times of...


Deray McKesson Checks Comedienne for Mocking Police Violence at VMAs
Comedienne Rebel Wilson performed a skit at the VMAs poking fun at police violence but the joke fel...


Commentary: LisaRaye on What Makes a Golddigger
Behold, the actress's odd defense of marrying a man for money....


Commentary: The Groundbreaking Genius of Fashion Queens
Derek J, Miss Lawrence and Bevy Smith are not trying to be (or look) like everyone else....


The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar
The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar...


Movie Review: "Django Unchained"
Summary: Bounty hunter King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) frees Django (Jaime Foxx) for him to point ou...


Movie Review: 'The Help'
Summary: Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone), a white socialite in 1960s, segregated Jackson, Mississippi, ...


Race Card Project Creates New Type of Conversation
NPR host Michele Norris, printed 200 postcards asking people to express their thoughts on race in s...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 29, 1940
Hattie McDaniel becomes first African-American to ever win an Academy Award, winning for her role a...


The Help Hurts Black Women's Image Say Black Women Historians
The Association of Black Women Historians say the depictions of Black women in "The Help" are inacc...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1952
Actress and the first Black Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel dies....


Commentary: Hollywood’s Complex Relationship With Black Actors
Why do the Oscars spotlight the same images of African-Americans?...


Viola Davis Was Initially Unsure of Role in "The Help"
The actress acknowledges her fear of playing a maid in buzzed-about film....


Echoes of TV's First Lady
TV offered few antecedents for Michelle Obama....


Disney Still in the Hot Seat Over Black Princess
Disney's Black princess is still causing an uproar. Wait until you read why!...


Republicans Gobble Up Boxes of Aunt Jemima Obama
Obama waffles left a racist taste in the mouths of his supporters. But guess who couldn't get enoug...