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Slick Woods and The Complicated Cost of Defying Beauty Standards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Christina Hammond “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” – Malcolm X Rihanna recently debuted her new Savage X Fenty collection during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) where she showcased …

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Netflix’s Maiya Norton on The Strong Black Lead and Why Bringing Black Voices To The Table Matters

Maiya Norton is not famous outside of her collective of supportive friends and family and those of us fortunate to know her. She steps into spaces with a bright smile and you know that this is someone who is for the tribe, someone who keeps her roots in mind as she steps through the world …

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Chassidy Jade on The Mane Event, Surprises In The Industry and What Working Since 15 Has Taught Her

I was a rough kid who had been through a lot so could never express myself. This saved me, for real. I’m exposed to many different things; good, crazy and beautiful. It’s definitely made me more cultured and forced me to meet people, see places, and experience things I could never imagine. I don’t come …

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Brandon Caldwell On The Value Of A Team During Tragedy + A Hurricane Harvey Relief Show To Support

One of the things that we love about the cult classic of Martin, is that underneath all of the comedy, Martin was about the community. Throughout the show’s run, Martin always found a way to give back and whether it was with Outkast to save a local theater or participating in career day, he always …

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