Natelegé Whaley
Natelegé Whaley
Culture Reporter

The Amber Rose SlutWalk calls attention to voting ahead of midterm elections

Mic Dispatch correspondent Yoonj Kim attended the day-long festivities to find out why it was important for Rose to mobilize new voters this election season.

Dating apps are getting more political ahead of midterm elections. What does that say about users?

Millennial women care more about their partner being voters than millennial men, according to OkCupid data.

The Movement Must-Reads: Saheed Vassell’s family seeks justice and a look at Beto O’Rourke’s rise

Plus, the blatant contradiction between what Melania Trump wears and says.

Mary Bono resigns as interim director of USA Gymnastics amid criticism over Nike’s Kaepernick ad

Bono was also connected to a law firm that represented convicted rapist and former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.

Movement Must-Reads: GoDaddy’s dealings with an alt-right apparel line, Tarana Burke speaks out

Plus, Tamir Rice's mom speaks out and the killing of Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier.

Parents create “R Kelly abuse hotline” to give accusers a voice

The parents of Joycelyn Savage, who allege their daughter is a victim of Kelly's, launched the number on Tuesday.

These billboards tackle some of the country’s most pressing issues ahead of Election Day

More than 50 billboards will be erected across the United States, addressing topics such as immigration, police brutality and gun violence.

Woman used son’s photo to promote #HimToo and people on Twitter turned it into a viral meme

Pieter Hanson said he doesn't agree with his mother's message.

‘The Hate U Give’ explores the media’s role in perpetuating harmful stereotypes about black victims

The demonizing of Khalil Harris mirrors real-life portrayals of police shooting victims like Michael Brown and Tamir Rice.

Jason Van Dyke found guilty of second-degree murder in death of black teen Laquan McDonald

The Chicago officer killed Laquan McDonald, 17, in 2014.

Meet Drew Findling, the go-to lawyer for some of Atlanta’s biggest rappers

Correspondent Chantel Simpson visits Findling’s office in Atlanta to find out how he became a trustworthy ally for many in hip-hop.

Bette Midler apologizes for tweeting “women are the N-word of the world”

The actress said she was infuriated by the brevity of the Brett Kavanaugh investigation.

Zeal & Ardor are blending black metal and traditional songs black people sang during slavery

There’s a new wave of black metal that’s renouncing white supremacy and incorporating, instead, the African-American musical roots of rock and roll.

Amber Rose on pressures of rape culture: “I said ‘no’ but I did it anyway because I felt obligated”

Ahead of the Amber Rose SlutWalk, the activist speaks candidly about sexual violence and gender inequality.

Patricia Okoumou, who scaled the Statue of Liberty, was denied trial by jury

Okoumou, who heads to trial in December, said her act opened up the eyes of those who may have been ignoring Trump's family separation policy.

Activists at March for Black Women call for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

"What a time we are living in with the fiasco taking place in and around our highest court and the expiration of the Violence Against Women Act."

Dozens of people arrested while protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination

"We are standing together in ways that we haven't before," Women's March co-chair Tamika Mallory said.

Anita Hill on Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh hearing: “It’s hard for me to imagine it can be fair”

Ford accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape.

Women advocates to recreate 1991 Anita Hill ‘New York Times’ ad — but with 1,600 men’s names instead

The campaign is inspired by the black women who bought an ad to support Anita Hill in 1991.

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual assault retrial

The 81-year-old comedian faced anywhere from probation to 10 years.