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Zendaya Coleman

Zendaya Breaks Down The Difference Between Cultural Appropriation and Appreciation

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.03.2015 | Black Voices

Zendaya Coleman made headlines earlier this year when she wrote a response to  E! host Giuliana Rancic's racist comments about the fau...

How The Cast Members Of 'K.C. Undercover' Detox From Their Devices

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Teen

Even Disney Channel stars need a detox from their devices. What do the cast members of "K.C. Undercover" do when they want to get away from technolog...

Definitive Proof Haters Should Not Mess With Zendaya (Again)

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Teen

Give it up, haters. Zendaya doesn’t care about what you say. After the singer and actress sported a pixie-cut wig and a glittery shirt dress at t...

Zendaya Is Officially A High School Graduate

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment

A huge congrats goes out to Zendaya, who is officially a high school graduate. The 18-year-old shared a snap from the big day with her Instagram f...

Kathy Griffin Finally Addresses 'Fashion Police' Drama

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment

Weeks have passed since Giuliana Rancic made a controversial remark about actress Zendaya's hair during a post-Oscars episode of "Fashion Police." ...

NYC Feminist Zine Fest

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.06.2015 | New York
Jenna Henry Hansen

After reading just a handful of Twitter comments aimed at Arquette and pages directed toward E! and Rancic, clearly there is still an obvious need and immense desire for a platform of open dialog and feminist critique of our culture.

How Zendaya Coleman Un-locked Stereotypes

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices
Sofiya Ballin

Locks are an unapologetically black hairstyle, from their origins to the growing process. And while natural black hair has been put down for hundreds of years in the United States, Zendaya Coleman was showcasing pride.

Black History Month Ends On A Frustrating, Yet Positive Note

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 04.28.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

As we end Black History Month, let's celebrate our accomplishments and add to that list an 18-year-old girl who had the confidence and courage to address insensitive, stereotypical remark of ignorance head on.

E! Fashion Police Masks Racist Speech Towards Zendaya As Comedy

Ama Yawson | Posted 04.27.2015 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

The beautiful 18-year old Disney starlet Zendaya looked absolutely ravishing at the Acadamy Awards in her satin ivory Vivienne Westwood gown and her elegant dreadlocked hairstyle. But Giuliana Rancic of E! Fashion Police did not agree.

Solange Offers Awesome Reaction To Giuliana Rancic's Racist Hair Comments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.25.2015 | Black Voices

We can always count on Solange Knowles to keep it real. Shortly after Disney star Zendaya responded to the racially insensitive comments E! News F...

Zendaya Says She Was 'That Weirdo 8-Year-Old'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.07.2015 | Teen

If you don't know Zendaya Coleman's name yet, 2015 will be the year you learn it. And the first place you'll see her is on the cover of February's iss...

Zendaya Explains Why She Exited Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment

Lifetime cast a new lead in its Aaliyah biopic after Zendaya Coleman backed out of the role last month without comment. Nickelodeon actress Alexandra ...

Zendaya To Play Aaliyah In Lifetime Biopic: Does Color Matter?

Kim Kane | Posted 08.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kim Kane

Zendaya Coleman is talented and a hard worker - should she be denied what could very well be the role of a lifetime just because (though she is in fact Black) some view her as "not Black enough"?

Zendaya Shows Off Her Swag In New Music Vid (WATCH)

Posted 01.28.2014 | Teen

Whether it's the red carpet at the Grammys or on the small screen, you can count on Zendaya to bring the 'tude (in the best way possible). In her late...

Zendaya Previews New Album Early! (LISTEN)

Posted 09.11.2013 | Teen

Rough week, Zwaggers? Good news: Zendaya has a mid-week surprise to pull you through. Though it's not dropping until next week, the singer decided...

Q&A: Which Celebrities Are Good Role Models for Girls?

Common Sense Media | Posted 10.13.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Q: I'm a 13-year-old girl who misses Selena Gomez when she wasn't so grown up. Who are some other alternative role models? My list so far is: Zendaya Coleman, Bella Thorne, Bridgit Mendler, and Ariana Grande.

You Won't Believe Where Zendaya Got Her Big Break (VIDEO)

Posted 08.02.2013 | Teen

All celebs have to get their start somewhere -- and for Zendaya Coleman, her "somewhere" was pretty cool. Turns out, before she was tearing it up...

Zendaya's Secret For The Perfect Back-To-School Outfit

tv | Posted 07.30.2013 | Teen

By Marianne Dabir Although her acting chops made her an instant hit on "Shake It Up," Zendaya is truly a dancer at heart. She plays one on the mega...

'Shake It Up' Gets Axed

Posted 07.25.2013 | TV

Disney Channel has canceled "Shake It Up," the hit series starring Bella Thorne and Zendaya as professional teen dancers on a local TV show. Deadl...

How To Be A Total Badass, In Zendaya GIFs

Posted 07.11.2013 | Teen

Today, Zendaya Coleman released a teaser for her brand new single called "Replay" (listen in the video above) and though we've said it before, we'll s...

Zendaya: 'You Can Be Beautiful Without Having To Show Everything'

Posted 05.23.2013 | Teen

Even though 16-year-old actress Zendaya Coleman would "rather be wearing sweatpants all the time," fashion was something she thought about a lot as a ...

The 16-Year-Old Who Could Take It All

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.21.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Kellie Pickler came into the final "Dancing With the Stars" episode in second place but finished in first. The 26-year-old countr...

The 16-Year-Old Who Could Take It All

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.21.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Kellie Pickler came into the final "Dancing With the Stars" episode in second place but finished in first. The 26-year-old countr...

Zendaya's Surprising Next Project

Posted 05.20.2013 | Teen

Looks like Bella Thorne won't be the only Disney star trying her hand at writing: her "Shake It Up" co-star (and "Dancing With The Stars" contestant) ...

She's Back On Top!

Brenna Weingus | Posted 04.16.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

This week on "Dancing With The Stars," the contestants tackled Len's "side-by-side" challenge, which forced each couple to perform alongside a pair of...