Tag Archives: race

  • Dr. Ron Hall: The Colorism Conversation … Still an Issue in the African-American Community

    Feb 24, 15 by Angela P. Moore-Thorpe 5 Comments

    “Light Girls,” the sequel to Bill Duke’s 2011 documentary “Dark Girls” has sparked ongoing conversation in the African-American community.  Both films examine “colorism,” or discrimination based on skin color, within communities of color. Dr. Ronald E. Hall, Ph.D., an internationally recognized commentator on the African-American experience and a Professor at the School of Social Work, Michigan […]

  • BlackandBlueNews: Retired Police Officers to Meet With DC Lawmakers

    Feb 24, 15 by Cheryl Dorsey, Retired LAPD Sergeant 6 Comments

    * A multi-cultural group of retired and former law enforcement officers will meet with Rep John Lewis in Washington, DC, next week, to further the discussion started by FBI Director James Comey in his speech on race relations between the police and the black community. This historic and unprecedented event will include retirees from police […]

  • Oscars Protest Called Off: Somebody Called Somebody

    Feb 22, 15 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *Hold up. Wait a minute. It seems that somebody didn’t want their big day spoiled because of a protest. Remember that Oscars protest that was planned by LA office of the National Action Network? Well, it is no more. Yes,it’s been called off says Najee Ali in a statement to EURweb: “Upon the request of […]

  • Russell Simmons: Geraldo Rivera is ‘Not Relevant’ (Watch)

    Feb 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 27 Comments

    *Russell Simmons has responded to Geraldo Rivera. During a “HuffPost Live” interview Tuesday, the Fox News correspondent blamed hip hop for keeping “black and brown people” under the thumb of racism. “Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years,” Rivera said before naming Simmons directly. “I […]

  • Wendy Williams: ‘Black People Don’t Want Iggy Azalea to Win’

    Feb 19, 15 by EURPublisher01 10 Comments

    *Wendy Williams is defending Iggy Azalea against the haters who have attacked her online. On her show, Wendy spoke out about the people who bashed the 24-year-old rapper over a recent bikini pic of her (among other things). “Would guys stop with the Iggy Azalea?! How much hate do you guys have?” Williams asked her […]

  • Jessica Chastain Ripped After Calling for More Hollywood Diversity

    Jan 20, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Jessica Chastain said Tuesday she was blasted on social media following her recent speech urging more diversity in Hollywood. The actress, who was honored as Most Valuable Player at last Thursday’s Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony, used her time onstage to make a plea to Hollywood executives and actors on the birthday of Martin Luther King, […]