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Gucci Names First Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Formerly head of diversity and inclusion for Major League Baseball, Renée Tirado will lead the luxury Italian fashion brand's...

Why Understanding Colorism Within the Latino Community Is So important

Previously posted: July 31, 2018 by Giselle Castro over at https://hiplatina.comGrowing up in a Peruvian and Colombian household, I was used...

Representations of Gypsy-ness

From Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights to Cher’s “Dark lady” song and to the recent American Gypsies reality show on National Geographic, gypsies have traditionally...

Movie Starring Actor With Down Syndrome Coming To Theaters

A feature film headed to theaters later this summer stars an actor with Down syndrome alongside a pair of Hollywood A-listers and it’s backed...

Tiffany Smith Dishes on Pressures of Playing Meghan Markle in Lifetime Movie ‘Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal’

Lifetime/GettyTiffany Smith landed the role of a lifetime when she was cast to play Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle in Lifetime's new movie, "Harry & Meghan: Becoming...

This Grandpa Who Stepped In As His Granddaughter’s Prom Date Ended Up Being Quite The Head-Turner

Twitter/@KaylahMilan We know where Kaylah Bell gets her style and her confidence from. It's the end of the year and prom season...

Malawi Begins Vaccinating Young Children Against Malaria In World First

AMOS GUMULIRA VIA GETTY IMAGES The pilot program hopes to vaccinate at least 360,000 children a year in three countries, potentially saving thousands...

Dwyane Wade Supports His Gay Black Son, And Here’s Why It Matters So Much

If you haven’t heard already, the Union-Wade family went to Miami Pride.Let me repeat myself.The Union-Wade family went to Miami Pride.Why does this bear...

All 19 Black Women Running for Judge in a Texas Race Won Tuesday Night

Photo credit: Courtesy of Harris Black Girl MagicWhile a record number of women are projected to win House seats in Tuesday's midterm elections, a local judicial...

Maryland Establishes First Statewide Commission on Racial Terror Lynchings

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday signed HB 307 into law, creating the nation's first statewide truth commission empowered to ...

Why Mia Hall Made Sure to Invest in a Stranger to Build Community

Have you ever stopped to think about how much of your daily actions may be about yourself? Whether you’re posting back-to-back selfies on Instagram...

As A Parent Of A Chronically Ill Child, I Wish People Would Stop Saying This

There have been so many situations in my life where, on reflection, I wish I had said something else; or, with hindsight, I realized...
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Simone Biles was set for another stellar showing at the Olympics this year. So when the Tokyo games got postponed to July 2021, it...

First Black Batwoman set to lead CW superhero series

Actress Javicia Leslie’s newest role is history in the making. Cast as the new lead for The CW’s “Batwoman,” she will be the first...

It’s Loving Day Here in America

It’s Loving Day here in America. June 12, 1967 after an almost 10-year battle with the state of Virginia that went all the way to...

Learn Black History: Tips for Parents

Although each February gives us a chance to be intentional with our actions in learning about Black History, we shouldn't stop there. We should...

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