Colorism

Plus, Instagram video shows cops attacking Bronx man and Florida rapper Kodak Black under fire for "I don't want no Black b%tch" lyrics.

Hip-hop artist Lil Kim is caught in a whirlwind of controversy after posting a series of selfies on Instagram in which she is reportedly unrecognizable. Fans and critics alike took to social media to give their opinions on the rapper’s “new look,” which includes lightened skin and blonde hair. Though the Twitterverse can be cruel, many responses were of concern rather than criticism, sparking […]

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the backlash over Saldana's portrayal of Simone and the subsequent discussion of colorism within the African-American community.

On Thursday, Kierna Mayo, Editor-in-Chief of Ebony Magazine, and JeffriAnne Wilder, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of North Florida, spoke with Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now discussion panel about the magazine cover that has set social media ablaze.

This weekend, TV One will premiere LisaRaye McCoy‘s directorial debut with the made-for-TV film Skinned, which tackles a very sensitive topic within the African-American community. Skinned confronts colorism, pigmentocracy, and the outbreak of skin bleaching, as well as the use of lightening creams amongst many individuals in America and around the world.  According to Black Enterprise and the […]

New York Giants player Jason Pierre-Paul nearly put his career in jeopardy after a Fourth of July fireworks incident left him seriously injured. According to…

Countess Vaughn posts a picture with make up that was too light. Instagram rips her apart for it.

Racism is a nuisance, isn’t it? It’s almost as if everywhere we turn, it rears it’s ugly head. When was the last time you went…

Grace Gealy was surprised to learn how divided Black people in the United States are when it comes to complexion. The “Empire” star, who originally…

A group of African-American workers at a Manhattan TGI Friday’s restaurant filed a class-action discrimination suit when they were allegedly replaced by lighter-skinned employees after…

Who is that woman on the cover of the latest spring issue of InStyle Magazine?  Word on the street, the woman is supposed to be…