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Lamar Odom Thinks TMZ Covers Black And White Celebrities Differently

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment

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From Black Celebrities to Black Women, Will Black America Support Hillary Clinton for President?

Antonio Moore | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Antonio Moore

The fanfare around Hillary Clinton's nomination has been at a fervor for months. Unquestionably she stands as the likely next Democratic presidential nominee Yet, the question remains: Will Black America turn out in support?

Open Letter to Kanye West: Ferguson Is Happening. Where Are You?

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

I am deeply troubled by your sudden quietness in the midst of such powerful youth activism against police brutality and state violence. The killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has awakened a movement, yet you are silent. Other members of the black entertainment industry have contributed in various ways, yet you are ghost.

This Advice On How To Tell Black People Apart Is Just What The World Needs

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.25.2014 | Black Voices

David Alan Grier may be responsible for solving Hollywood's most awkward problem -- those moments when black celebrities are confused with other black...

Guess Who This Adorable Little Guy Grew Up To Be

Posted 11.22.2013 | Black Voices

Can you guess who this adorable little boy with the wide bright smile is? Hint, his birthday was yesterday and he is the host of a morning tal...

PHOTOS: 18 Celebrities With Hair That Clearly Reflects Their Mood

Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Whoever said the eyes are the windows to the soul clearly wasn't paying attention to the hair. Whether you are a curly-headed cutie, or a straight-...

C'mon, Michelle Obama, Time to Rock a 'Fro!

Marlon Regis | Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices
Marlon Regis

You see, Mrs. FLOTUS, if you rock a 'fro or revert back to your natural hair in the many styles that'll be cool and acceptable, just like you do with the straightened, unnatural hair -- à la bangs -- you could also be making even a bigger move in White House history.

"You Look Like President Obama": Reflection on Identity During Black History Month

Zach Stafford | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices
Zach Stafford

Black History Month may be focused on black folks, but their blackness isn't necessarily their main identity and isn't the sole focus of the month, but yet their leadership, bravery and resilience is that focus.

Denzel Washington's 10 Best Roles

Posted 12.28.2012 | Fifty

Though Denzel Washington is one of the most famous men in Hollywood, not a whole lot is known about his personal life. He has not endured a string of ...

The Rest of the Best: The 21 Runners-Up to Our Most Dynamic Duos of Black Culture (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.12.2012 | Black Voices

It's often said there's power in numbers, and in celebration of Black culture’s most dynamic duos, there is no shortage of power couple candidates. ...

Celebrities Support Black Retailers At Star-Studded BRAG Gala

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion's elite came out to honor black retailers who have changed the face of the industry at the 42nd annual BRAG Gala. The Black Retail Actio...

Stars Who Have Battled Breast Cancer

Posted 10.21.2012 | Black Voices

Breast cancer affects women of all races and ethnicities, but unfortunately, it has disproportionately affected many women in the black community. ...

Russell Simmons Urges Peace In Israel

AP | BLAKE SOBCZAK | Posted 08.21.2012 | Black Voices

To hip hop and fashion mogul Russell Simmons, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is like "a rap beef" that can be resolved through dialogue and understa...

Nicki Minaj May Be On Her Way To The White House

Hello Beautiful | Posted 06.18.2012 | Black Voices

Nicki Minaj may have landed herself an invitation to the White House, coincidentally after tweeting about the health care crisis and the affects it h...

Voice To Voice: Michael Crawford And Aisha Moodie Mills Discuss Invisibility, Closeted Black Celebs

Posted 05.14.2012 | Gay Voices

In January Gay Voices began its Voice To Voice conversation series with a collection of interviews between LGBT authors discussing queer topics and is...

2011's Most Epic Money Moments (And Meltdowns)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Black Voices

The money train is heading into the new year, and for some, 2011 has been a bumpy ride. From foreclosures and lawsuits to athletes fighting it out as ...