Lupita Nyong’o Makes a Royal Entrance at Premiere of ‘Queen of Katwe’

  Lupita Nyong’o owned the red carpet on Sunday night at the gala presentation of her new film, Queen of Katwe, at the Toronto International Film Festival. The actress wore a breathtaking yellow and blue gown with a unique and intricately-detailed bodice created by House of Herrera. The star’s stunning look was accessorized with a…

Humorous #IfAfricaWasASchool Tweets Grabbing Positive Attention Worldwide

  What started as a simple hashtag has spread to all four corners of the globe. Created and popularized by African nationals, #IfAfricaWasASchool pokes fun at different countries and cultures by re-imagining them as high school stereotypes. Some countries are the jocks, for example, while others are the nerds or band geeks. “#IfAfricaWasASchool Ivory Coast…

The Vilification of Comedian Leslie Jones: Why She’s Received and Continues to Receive So Much Racial Harassment and Bullying Online

When news surfaced that the popular movie, Ghostbusters, was undergoing a remake with some interesting new characters, fans of the original were anxious to learn more. When the crew turned out to be a team of diverse yet hilarious women, not everybody was so excited any longer. Despite the fact that people had ill opinions…