After the Newark riots, one family staged a quiet, generations-long rebellion by staying in the city

On the 50th anniversary of the protests, the Williams family reflects on their decision to stay and help their city in its efforts to both rebuild and grow.

After being called out for wearing faux dreadlocks, Demi Lovato still doesn't get it

Technically her hair was in twists, but this still wasn't the right response.

Kendrick Lamar's shoutout to women's stretch marks damn near broke the internet

Kendrick Lamar is winning in the body positivity department.

Tory Burch pulls ad after being accused of cultural appropriation

In the ad, three white models dance and sing along to a rap song.

Khloé Kardashian wore those Marc Jacobs dreadlocks — and the internet is not having it

Are the Kardashians just trolling us at this point?


Kylie Jenner wears du-rag to NYFW, prompts Twitter backlash for cultural appropriation

Once again, Jenner frustrates fans by co-opting black culture.

'Cosmopolitan' Receives Major Backlash for Claiming Cornrows Are a New Hair Trend

Cosmo is calling double cuff mohawk braids the new trend, but we've seen them before.

Assembly New York Casts Models With Dreadlocks for Its Latest Fashion Week Show

Assembly New York made a powerful statement at its NYFW presentation Wednesday.

Vic Mensa Calls Out the Racist Irony of Justin Timberlake's Music on 'The Nightly Show'

"If you roll down Justin Timberlake's Twitter for the past 2 years, which I just did, you see nothing that supports black people."

Maxwell Talks New 'blackSUMMERS'night' and Creating Music "In Solidarity with Others"

After seven years of silence, Maxwell is back.

Is Justin Bieber Channeling Ryan Gosling's Character in 'The Place Beyond the Pines'?

Like most of us, Justin Bieber has a (style) crush on Ryan Gosling.

'Vogue Spain' March Cover Features Black Model With Cornrows, Declares Black Is Beautiful

No, they're not "boxer braids."

Amandla Stenberg Came Out as Bisexual While Taking Over Teen Vogue's Snapchat

"It's deeply bruising to fight against your identity."

These Stunning Photos of Dreadlocks Prove Hair Can Make a Beautiful Statement

It's so much more than a hairstyle.

Miley Cyrus' Dreads Bring Cultural Appropriation Moment to 2015 MTV VMAs Red Carpet

"Sometimes you OD on your appropriation pills."

This New Maya Angelou Video Is Required Viewing for Cultural Appropriators Everywhere

Are you listening, Iggy Azalea?