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Entries by Jessica Dickerson from 03/2014

Sasheer Zamata Is Hilarious In ‘Black Mad Men' Spoof (VIDEO)

Posted 03.04.2014 | Black Voices

You want more Sasheer Zamata? You got more Sasheer Zamata. The SNL starlette, teamed up with Comedy Central’s Key and Peele, to take on the wide...

Prince Doesn't Want Anyone Touching His Hair (VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2014 | Black Voices

Whether your hair is curly or straight, natural or processed or braided, most black people agree that they don’t appreciate strangers touching it. T...

Cops Investigate ‘Bias Crime' at Washington State High School

Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices

Students at a Seattle high school could face disciplinary action after they reportedly hurled racial slurs at black basketball players on a rival team...

Spike Lee To Attend 'Do The Right Thing' Screening At Roger Ebert Film Festival

Posted 03.11.2014 | Black Voices

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Director Spike Lee will attend a 25th-anniversary screening of "Do The Right Thing" at late movie critic Roger Ebert's film f...

Marc Lamont Hill Responds To Critics Over Lupita 'Fetish' Controversy

Posted 03.12.2014 | Black Voices

It's official: Oscar-winning actress and Hollywood newcomer Lupita Nyong'o is a fan-favorite -- but whether her popularity is a fetishization is up fo...

WATCH: 'Afraid Of Dark' Documentary Trailer Explores Why Black Men Are Vilified

Posted 03.14.2014 | Black Voices

Tragedies like the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Jordan Davis -- and the public outcries that have followed each one -- are proof that tha...

Cheers A Pint To These Black Irish Game Changers

Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices

Not every bonny lass and bonny lad have fiery red hair and freckled faces. This St. Patrick's Day, raise your glass to the black Irish brothers and si...

Beside These Great Men Are These 7 Incredible Women

Posted 03.20.2014 | Black Voices

The late great Jackie Robinson once wisely wrote, “It’s an old saying -- but a true one -- that behind every successful man there is usually a wom...

11 Afros That Make It Impossible Not To Love Black Hair

Posted 03.21.2014 | Black Voices

The afro is a legendary hair style, the pinnacle of natural black hair that has graced the craniums of entertainers, athletes, historical and politica...

Google Honors Civil Rights Leader Dorothy Irene Height

Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

In this search-engine dominated era of the internet, and more often than we might like to admit, people have come to expect and count on the Google ho...

Pharrell Teams Up With Comme Des Garçons For 'GIRL' Fragrance

Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

Pharrell Williams' new album "GIRL" is currently pleasing ears, his famous Grammys' hat is turning heads and now he wants to intrigue our noses. T...

13 Ways 'Martin' Taught You Everything You Need To Know About Life

Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

Sometimes what you see on the screen is real life. Sure we watched "Martin" because it was funny and honest, but we also watched it -- and still w...

10 Black Chefs That Are Changing The Food World As We Know It

Posted 03.28.2014 | Black Voices

The "talented black cook" stereotype is a stale one -- leftover from a long history of slavery and servitude in white kitchens -- and tightly bound to...

Avery Coffey, Teen Accepted To 5 Ivy League Schools, Is The Person You Wish You Were In High School

Posted 03.31.2014 | Black Voices

Washington D.C.’s Ward 8 may not be a neighborhood known for its affluence. But five of America’s most prestigious universities are fighting for o...