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ICYMI: Yara Shahidi’s Essay on Hollywood Inclusivity and Activism is a Must Read

The incredibly brilliant and exceptionally gorgeous Yara Shahidi penned a paramount essay for i-D that is not only timely, but also of universal importance. Though young, the Black-ish star is a giant among today’s activists who selflessly and unwearyingly uses her voice to educate others as she expands her own knowledge. In this latest piece,…

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Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi’ Lands Series on Showtime

I first encountered the matchless talent that is Lena Waithe in 2014 watching Dear White People, but have always felt like we became friends as I got to know her character Denise on the Netflix original Master of None. Witty, sarcastic and always full of advice, her portrayal of Denise was perfect. So of course there’s…

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Ava DuVernay Discusses Lack of Diversity in Hollywood in Recent Interview

In an on-camera interview with Fast Company, Selma director Ava DuVernay spoke out about the lack of diversity in Hollywood. On the heels of Spike Lee’s recent acceptance speech for his Honorary Oscar, DuVernay spoke about the issue with using the word “diversity” is that it’s become something “medicinal,”; something that is an obligation rather than…

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VICE Explore What’s It Like For Minorities Working In Fashion

Clothing and appearance plays a role in every life no matter race or background, Which is why the fight for increased diversity within the fashion industry should not be slighted. Progress has been somewhat bittersweet. While there are gains in some areas like an increase in black and brown faces within advertisements and editorial spreads,…

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