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Kerry Washington Gave a Speech That Will Give You All The Feelings

Kerry Washington - one of last night's winners at the GLAAD Media Awards for her work as an ally - gave a compelling acceptance speech emphasizing the need for marginalized groups to come together across difference (an especially salient point in the wake of Patricia Arquette's unfortunate comments on women's rights). »3/22/15 4:30pm3/22/15 4:30pm

Study Links Obesity In African-American Women To Childhood Abuse

A study out of Boston University printedin the August issue of Pediatrics, the first to look at a significant test group of obese adult African-American women for causation, has linked severe physical or sexual child abuse to an increased risk of obesity—a connection that had been found among women in previous… »7/04/12 2:00pm7/04/12 2:00pm

It Looks Like Girls Is Going to Have a Black Character After All

People have been talking 'til they're blue in the face about how HBO's Girls is so white, but it turns out we spoke too soon: there are going to be characters of all different races—and some of them aren't even 100 percent stereotypical. A tipster sent along this casting notice which proves the show has plans to… »4/26/12 11:55pm4/26/12 11:55pm